17 juillet 2017

My First Conference (and What I've Learned Since!)

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/Screen%20Shot%202011-12-12%20at%2012.29.48%20PM.png?itok=ITDqfJNPI admit it: for my first conference presentation, I did a lot "wrong." I was a junior submitting an abstract for work I hadn't actually done yet to a conference in a field I wasn't officially studying. I had an undergraduate advisor in engineering who didn't even know I was submitting to this conference. More...

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Stop Fear From Dictating Your Career Choices

HomeThomas Magaldi gives advice on how to overcome long-held yet false assumptions that often drive behavior and limit opportunities. More...

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10 Strategies for Navigating Academic Careers

HomeAimee LaPointe Terosky explores some common themes among educators who have navigated and shaped their careers in meaningful ways. More...

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16 juillet 2017

Don’t Network Like I Garden

HomeJoseph Barber explains how, as with the plants in your garden, the people in your career network need nurturing to thrive. More...

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How to Build Your Own Career Fair

HomeIt’s an excellent way for Ph.D.s and postdocs to articulate how their skills might add value to organizations that lie outside their traditional disciplinary areas, writes Robert D. Pearson. More...

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15 juillet 2017

No Mas

HomeHerb Childress describes how a successful book contract led to his academic career’s end. More...

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Coming Home as President

HomeWell into her career as a university leader, Suzanne Shipley describes the experience of accepting a job in the town where she grew up. More...

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Bonuses and Benefits

HomeJames Finkelstein and Judith Wilde explore the recent upward trend in both the number and cost of perks and bonuses for presidents of public universities. More...

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14 juillet 2017

Debating the Value of Full-Time Professors

HomeBy Nick Roll. The ABA wants to end a rule that assures law schools have the majority of courses taught by full-timers. While some say this would minimize costs, others see an erosion of quality. More...

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Helping Career Education Become a First Choice

HomeBy Paul Fain. California’s community colleges seek to rebrand career and technical education amid a broad state push that includes $200 million more in annual funding. More...

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