Career Stages

Posts from our guest series on academic career stages.

What I Wish I’d Know About Graduate School

Recently doctoral recipient Hannah Eagleson shares some hard-won advice from her graduate school experience.

  1. Introduction - What happens when you don’t balance your life?
  2. Balancing Life and Graduate School
  3. Surviving the Workload
  4. Managing Your Time and Having a Life

Finding a Postdoc in the Sciences

Duke postdoctoral fellow Kelly Seaton shares her advice for finding a postdoc in the sciences, based on her own experience and research.

  1. One Postdoc’s Journey
  2. Where Should I Begin?
  3. Identifying the Right Position
  4. Nailing the Interview
  5. Starting Your New Position

What I Wish I’d Known About Faculty Life

Queens College anthropology professor Kevin Birth relates several enlightening stories about life as a faculty member.

  1. Departmental Politics, Etc.
  2. Teaching the Curriculum, Etc.
  3. The Tenure Track, Etc.
  4. Any Regrets?

About Micheal Hickerson

The former Associate Director for the Emerging Scholars Network, Micheal lives in Cincinnati with his wife and three children and works as a web manager for a national storage and organization company. He writes about work, vocation, and finding meaning in what you do at No Small Actors.

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