In my role as a campus minister over the last 15 years, I’ve had the privilege of helping students embrace the value of simple, flexible, and defined spiritual disciplines.
We figured it was time for a follow-up on what to do once you’ve found the postdoc you were looking for.
Postdocs occupy a weird, liminal space in the path of the scholar.
Beyond the celebrations, parties, and bittersweet memories, graduation can be a defining point in who you are.
A good mentor will be interested in how your upbringing and experiences influence your perception of the world and your decisions. . . . wanting the best for you doesn’t necessarily mean always telling you that everything you are doing is great. . . . Gaining perspective on your role in God’s bigger picture is one of the most valuable outcomes of a healthy mentoring relationship.