Below is a list of resources to aid in finding, choosing, and maintaining a career and professional life in the academic world.
Making It Through Grad School: An article on things to think about before you decide to go, and things to think about once you are there.
Careers in Academe: A series of articles discussing careers in the academic world.
Higher Education Career Advice: Articles discussing everything from writing a cover letter to getting on tenure.
The Times Higher Education News: Blogs and news stories discussing higher education.
The Odds Are Never in Your Favor: An article discussing the hardships of finding a job in academia and the tools you have at your disposal.
More Than One Possible Future: An article focusing on the job search for graduate students.
Getting the Job
Why Your Cover Letter Sucks: 10 ways to write a better cover letter and get their attention.
Interviewing Skills: What to Do When They Say "Tell Me About Yourself": Tips for answering the most basic job interview question.
How Do I Pitch Myself for a Visiting Assistant Professorship?: How to sell yourself for a one-year position.
Negotiating Job Offers
You Can't Always Get What You Want: An article on how to negotiate and what are some of the things you can ask for.
It Can Hurt To Ask: An article discussing the delicate matters that go along with making negotiations.
What Are Your Terms: An article discussing a horror story when it comes to negotiating, and the gender wage gap in academia.
From Predator to Pet: Three Techniques for Taming Your Writing Project: Three tricks for completing a writing project.
"Writer," "Draft", "Finishing": Words to Dissertate By: How to split up your disseration into different steps.
The No-Fail Secret to Writing A Disseration: How to schedule your writing time and other tricks to overcoming that first draft.
The Gift of Accountability: How having someone check in and give support can help you complete projects.
The Lost Art of Doing One Thing At A Time: How to stay focused.
Did We All Read the Same Manuscript: How to workshop.