Are you an introvert? Does networking feel “slimy” to you? The fact is that a lot of jobs are earned through schmoozing, which a lot of people–especially students and those new to the working world–find uncomfortable.
When can a typo crater your chances at an academic career? Shouldn’t hiring committees forgive these things? You are human, after all! The Chronicle of Higher Education makes the case for an extra round (or two) of proofreading. Read it here.
The #MeToo movement has brought more light to the pervasive sexual harassment that women experience in everyday life. Months before the Harvey Weinstein tipping point, Inside Higher Education reported on studies that show blatant harassment of graduate students from faculty. “Data ‘confirm that faculty harassment of students is more widespread than many may appreciate’ says the study, forthcoming in Utah Law Review.” Read the story here.
It may feel too early to start thinking about New Year’s Resolutions, but here’s one to add to your list: starting the new semester fresh and balancing school, work, and life as a grad student. Read it here.
Ahh, it’s that time of year again…finals! You might be feeling a little overwhelmed right now. Here are some tips for studying and staying sane. Some are tried-and-true and some are, well, a little more out there.