Regardless of whether you would like to pursue a tenure-track faculty position or a career in industry, there are many steps you can take to begin building your CV or resume while in graduate school that can help your job documents stand out later.
The following is the third in a three-part series on the publication of an academic article. The previous posts in this series focused on selecting an appropriate journal and preparing your manuscript for submission. This post focuses on what to do after receiving a “revise and resubmit.”
Presenting at academic conferences is an important part of professional development, as is time spent at research libraries. But what to do when conferences and the libraries hosting your research materials are far-flung?
The following is the second in a three-part series on the publication of an academic article. The previous post focused on selecting an appropriate journal. This post focuses on revising your paper for submission.
Now that you've found a CFP that touches on your academic research interests, you need to write the paper proposal or abstract. You can think of a paper proposal as a very concise version of the introduction to the paper you are proposing.
Presenting at academic conferences helps us gain experience clearly and concisely explaining complex ideas, responding to unexpected questions, networking, and oftentimes reshaping our work to fit a different format. But how to get started?
The following is the first in a three-part series on the publication of an academic article. This post focuses on selecting an appropriate journal.
Whether you’re working on job documents, class papers, theses/dissertations, or other materials, writing over break can be hard. My previous post discussed tips for getting started. This post offers strategies… Read the rest
We’ve all had the experience of facing a blank page when we have a paper due. The hands on the clock seem to tick faster and faster. Instead of prompting… Read the rest
We consume most of our media, and even do a sizable amount of work, through smartphones and apps. Knowing how to protect your digital identity matters even more amidst the… Read the rest
Earlier this week I sat down with Erin Garrow, a student fellow at the Office of Career Planning & Professional Development. Erin is part of the Graduate Writing Consultations team… Read the rest
If you’ve heard of gamification, it’s likely this comes in a pejorative context that connotes manipulation. Maybe someone decides your trusty banking app needs to be more “gamified,” which just… Read the rest