When you hear “tenure-track jobs,” do you automatically envision a place like Duke? If so, it’s time to expand your scope.
There may be few discussions on “leadership” around the graduate seminar table, and it’s all the more reason to reflect on how to cultivate it in your academic career.
As you prepare for job interviews, dress appropriately, but try not to overthink it. The most important part of an interview is what doesn’t meet the eye.
A Story+ sponsor reflects on what went right and what he would change about his project.
A history student studying the policy contributions of academics gets a firsthand look at the process (and challenges) of turning academic research into policy at RTI International.
Don’t overlook postdoc experiences. The right opportunity, coupled with the right approach, can yield invaluable benefits.
Don’t assume that pursuing a faculty career is the only way to sustain intellectual passions.
Although it is critical to solicit the feedback of multiple people as you craft your cover letters, don’t forget to trust your intuition and implicit sense of who you are–and where you want to go.
Nora Nunn’s original plans for her VH@Duke internship at the National Humanities Center hit a roadblock before she started, but the detour took her in exciting directions that expanded her view of humanities outside the academy.
How to avoid pruning away too much of yourself while sustaining scholarly focus.