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A Q&A with Kelly J. Baker: “Academic notions of success are remarkably narrow, and the world around us has more possibilities than we might think.”
Five easy steps you can take in graduate school to prepare for an alt-ac job search.
Why underemployed Ph.D.s should consider teaching at a prestigious private high school.
A visiting professor comes to the end of her contract and prepares to leave academe.
With an offer in hand, it was time to talk terms.
Ten tips for candidates on preparing for the nonfaculty stage of the job hunt.
The qualifications will often be vague, and you have to do more than just meet them.
What you can expect in your transition from an academic to a nonacademic career.
When you work for a nonacademic employer, your time and your words are not necessarily your own.
What to expect as a new Ph.D. interviewing for alternative nonteaching jobs.
Also in our roundup of higher education news and commentary: Some advice on how to make the most of your switch from academia to industry.
Here are five key financial concepts every freelance academic should know.
The internet is dying to know what I do for a living.
Figure out what you want in a job, not just what you’ll settle for.