Interdisciplinary Career Resources
Academic publishing, writing for public audiences, and building diverse careers within and beyond the academy
Help navigating academic politics for new and contingent faculty, including finding allies, trusting colleagues, knowing when to stay out of it, and knowing when it's worth it to jump in.
Learn how to navigate the inevitable waves of rejection that accompany academic life—including rejections from publishers and editors, possible mentors, fellowships, and jobs—as well as how to decide what role rejection will play in your decisions about work and life.
Apart from differences in content, writing across newspapers, magazines, and books tends to be consistent in style and mechanics because of professional editing. Watch the editors on this panel as they describe and justify their edited versions of the same text.
Even if you have a favorite or a not-so-favorite part of the year, embracing the seasonality of academic life can mean more creativity, productivity, and inspiration for those projects while also helping you prioritize self-care and avoid burnout.
Interdisciplinary scholars often make fantastic academic editors. Here’s how you can get started building an interdisciplinary editing career.
How interdisciplinary scholars can create a compelling career narrative to build their altac (alternative academic) or postac (post-academic) career.
Prepping your materials for tenure review is time consuming and stressful. But it is much easier if you keep things organized as you go. Here's how.
Help navigating academic politics for new and contingent faculty, including finding allies, trusting colleagues, and knowing when (and how) to stay out of it.
Academic collaborations can help you meet your career goals if approached right. Learn how to choose the best partners to work with on projects.
Once you've decided on your partners for collaborative research, you'll need to find projects that meet your collective goals. Here's how to identify them.