alt-academic careers

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All in Favor of Quitting?

When things get tough, people tell you to stick it out, persevere. But sometimes quitting is the smart thing to do.
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A Memoir on Leaving the Faculty

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.”
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Do This While You Diss

Five easy steps you can take in graduate school to prepare for an alt-ac job search.
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Alt-Ac or Bust

Ten tips for candidates on preparing for the nonfaculty stage of the job hunt.
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Straddling Two Worlds

What you can expect in your transition from an academic to a nonacademic career.
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My DIY Career

The internet is dying to know what I do for a living.