Category Archives: job search

20 Questions–Job Interview, or First Date?

We are now in the peak of job season. Depending upon your branch, applications may have been due as early as October 1. Big deadlines are November 1, November 15, and December 1.  Still, you should basically be done applying now—see … Continue reading

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Takin’ Care of Business–The Job Market

This month, I’d like to discuss maneuvering the job market. Why in July? Because this is when you need to start your apps. I was surprised the only previous PhD + epsilon post I could find on being on the … Continue reading

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Hello, World!

Hello, World! I am Katherine (Kate) Thompson, and I’m a new co-editor for this blog. In a few weeks, I will be starting a tenure-track position at the United States Naval Academy. My basic bio and CV-esque stats can be … Continue reading

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