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Career resources

Academic publishing, writing for public audiences, and building diverse careers within and beyond the academy

Videos

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Finding and Seizing Career Opportunities

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Using Side Gigs to Explore Career Options

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Building Your Professional Network and Community

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Work Life Balance in the Context of Power

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Podcasting as Public Intellectualism

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Dealing with Rejection in Academia

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Navigating Imposter Syndrome and Other Insecurities

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Resisting Academic Busyness and Taking Weekends Off

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Deciding Whether to Finish Your PhD

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How to Move to a New City (Again) and Settle In

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Prepping for Alt-ac or Post-ac Careers in Graduate School

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Fostering Intellectual Community in Your Academic Workplace

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Navigating Academic Conferences: Presenting, Socializing, Surviving

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Moving Tips for Academics

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Academic Politics for New and Contingent Faculty

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Surviving Job Burnout in the Academy and Beyond

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Four Editors and a Paragraph: Editing Careers

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How to Say No and Yes to Academic Service Requests

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Articles

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Embracing Academic Seasonality

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Making Career Decisions in an Era of Uncertainty

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Setting Healthy Boundaries in Academia

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From Academic Editing to Imagining Otherwise

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Building Your Professional Website

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Networking and Informational Interviews

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How to Put Your Interdisciplinary Training to Work in an Editing Career

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How to Turn a Side Gig into a Career: A Peek Behind the Scenes with Dismantle Magazine

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How to Turn Your CV into a Resume for Non-Academic Jobs

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Building Your Postac, Nonac, or Altac Career

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Craft a Compelling Altac or Postac Career Narrative

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Things I Wish I'd Know When I Started the Tenure Track

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Collaborative Research for Junior Faculty: Finding Collaborators

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Collaborative Research for Junior Faculty: Finding Projects

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Caring While in Academia

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Podcast episodes

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Yaba Blay on Building an Unconventional Academic Career

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Alix Olson on Transitioning from Performer to Professor

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Shaka McGlotten on How Academic Careers Shift Over Time

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Francesca T. Royster on Being True to the Work You Want to Do

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Manuela Lavinas Picq on Being a Scholar in the Global South

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Sara Bernstein on Building a Career as a Freelance Writer

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Nikiko Masumoto on Putting Women's Studies to Work on the Farm 

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Adeline Koh on Going from Professor to Feminist Entrepreneur 

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Gayatri Gopinath on the Importance of Career Mentoring for Queer Junior Faculty of Color

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Jessie Daniels and Polly Thistlethwaite on Being a Scholar in the Digital Era

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Lynn Comella on Getting Public Scholarship to Count for Tenure and Promotion

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Amy Sadao on Putting Ethnic Studies to Work in Museum Careers

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Elicia Gonzales on Feminist Nonprofit Careers

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Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha on Building a Writing Career on Your Own Terms

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Aishah Shahidah Simmons on Black Feminist Careers within and Beyond the Academy

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André Pérez on a Digital and Community Storytelling Career

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Sarah Grey on Freelance Editing and Food Writing Careers

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Eric Tang on Being a Scholar-Activist

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Vince Schleitwiler on How the Interdisciplines Prepare You For Diverse Careers

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Minal Hajratwala on Writing Coach Careers

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April Lynn James on Going from Opera Singer to Academic Librarian

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Karen Tongson on Choosing Between a Musical Career and Academic Career

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Lakshmi Ramgopal on Refusing to Choose Between a Musical Career and Academic Career

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Yolanda Wisher on Teaching alongside a Professional Poetry Career

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Heath Fogg Davis on Professors as Community and Nonprofit Consultants

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Tanisha C. Ford on Being Bold in Work and Life

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Manuel Cuellar on How Dance Prepares You for an Academic Career

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Bianca Laureano on Feminist of Color Sexual Health Education Careers

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Veronica Corzo-Duchardt on Wearing All the Hats as a Small Business Owner

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Fobazi Ettarh on Worker Organizing Across Campus

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