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The Professor Is In

The Essential Guide To Turning Your Ph.D. Into A Job

By Karen Kelsky
16-minute read
The Professor Is In: The Essential Guide To Turning Your Ph.D. Into A Job by Karen Kelsky

The Professor Is In (2015) lays out the challenges faced by graduate students seeking employment and offers pragmatic advice on how to better the chances of landing an academic position in an increasingly competitive market.

  • Aspiring academics
  • Graduate students
  • Anyone pursuing an academic career

Karen Kelsky is a former tenured professor and department head. She left academia to start The Professor Is In, a business that offers advice on how to thrive in the world of academia.


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