by Daniel Erman
I just discovered that Eszter Hargittai has started a career advice column for academics. It’s called “Ph.Do” and appears at Inside Higher Ed. Here are a couple of quotes lifted from her first column, which should give a flavor:
The pieces I will be writing here in the Ph.Do series are built on the premise that understanding the many implicit practices of academia can be extremely valuable in navigating various stages of the system well.
and for graduate students in particular:
The path to tenure begins in the first year of graduate school.
At the moment she has an introductory post as well as two posts on how to get the most out of academic conferences.