How an English department looked to data to rework its graduate-program curriculum, and it paid off for the students.
Perhaps it’s time to teach our doctoral students things they actually need to know for the nonacademic careers some of them want to pursue.
One university’s successful effort to recruit and retain more minority students in Ph.D. programs begins at the undergradate level.
You don’t want the search committee to think you sound like a panicked undergraduate trying to explain why a paper is late.
Be skeptical of any grass-is-greener hype about your nonacademic career options.
Five lessons from the experience of applying for the tenure-track version of your previously contingent job.
We should all be talking about the overproduction of Ph.D.s — not just about nonacademic career options.
No, doctoral students complaining about a toxic adviser aren’t just whining about the workload.
The pursuit of knowledge in a Ph.D. program should not mean sacrificing your relationship.
You’re not alone: For most doctoral students, the graduate-school experience rarely goes as expected.
When it comes to a nonfaculty career path, doctoral students are afraid to talk about it and their professors are afraid to offer any advice.
We must reject the idea that having tenure, or being in the tenure stream, carries with it the right to be cruel.
The academic year is just under way and it’s already time to consider whether to go back on the faculty job market.
As a Ph.D., you shouldn’t feel embarrassed to admit your interest in a career outside of the professoriate.
A new assistant professor recalls his mentor in mulling how to choose his own graduate students.