Articles

"For Young Entrepreneurs, College Debts Can Snuff Out Start-Up Hopes," by John F. Wasik

John Wasik of The New York Times writes about the monetary struggles that debt-ridden millenials face in trying to create their own businesses. 

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 7:30pm

"The Six Simple Rules of the Non-Academic Networking Technique," by Academic EQ

Academic EQ lays out a set of do's and don'ts for non-academic networking.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 7:15pm

"5 Reasons Why Ph.D.'s are Worth Hiring," by Rae Marie Crawford

Rae Marie Crawford breaks down some of the transferrable skills possessed by Ph.D.s who are interested in applying for non-academic jobs. 

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 7:00pm

"The Strength of the Alt/Ac Candidate on the Academic Job Market," by Beth Seltzer

Beth Seltzer makes an argument for why academic departments should hire strong alt-ac candidates. 

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 7:00pm

"From Doctoral Study to Administration," by Jennifer S. Furlong and Julie Miller Vick

Jennifer S. Furlong and Julie Miller Vick discuss the process of applying for an administrative position within a university.

Saturday, January 7, 2017 - 1:00pm

"Why You Need to Stay in Academia," by Rich Furman

Rich Furman, MSW, PhD, offers a short argument in favor of staying in academe. 

Saturday, January 7, 2017 - 1:00pm

"Why I Quit a Perfect Academic Job to Start a Consulting Business," by Katie Trauth Taylor

Katie Trauth Taylor, Owner and CEO of Taylor Technical Consulting and Ph.D in Rhetoric and Composition, writes about why she left her job as an Assitant Professor to create her own consulting business. 

Saturday, January 7, 2017 - 12:45pm

"Taking an Unexpected Turn," by Adriana Bankston

Adriana Bankston, an independent contracting editor for American Journal Experts and the first postdoc member of the Graduate Career Consortium, discusses her shift from seeking employment as an independent faculty member after obtaining her Ph.D. to beginning a career focused on improving training environments for graduate students and postdocs. 

Saturday, January 7, 2017 - 12:15pm

"The Ever-Tightening Job Market for Ph.D.s," by Laura McKenna

The Atlantic's Laura McKenna writes about the implications of the NSF's recently published The Survey of Earned Doctorates report. 

Monday, January 2, 2017 - 11:30am

"The emotional aftermath of leaving academics, part 3: family and friends," by Anne Krook

Former University of Michigan professor Anne Krook writes a four-part series on the process of leaving academia.

Monday, January 2, 2017 - 11:15am