Labor organizers in Michigan have taken heart from a judge’s decision this month, but the path to a union election is still uncertain.
Graduate students aren’t being paid enough, but that’s changing.
The 70-percent increase suggests that a recent surge in the number of Indian students entering American graduate schools may continue.
Getting a Job
Javier Jiménez is one of the lucky ones. He came to the convention with an offer in hand. Still, much is at stake for job seekers at this life-changing event.
Many disciplines aren't celebrating yet, however.
- It's a Buyer's Market for Colleges Hiring Junior Faculty
- Academic Job Hunters: Don't Sell Yourself Short, Even Now
- Master's in English: Will Mow Lawns
Students in professional programs at private, nonprofit institutions received the most in grants and loans: an annual average of $36,200, a study found.
As the job market stagnates, some recent Ph.D.'s find hope in supportive postdoctoral programs, many backed by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
- Graduate Student Debt Matters
- Without Summer Jobs, Some Adjuncts Must Fight for Unemployment Benefits
- In Debt to Your Degree
Advice From the Archives
It helps to have someone hold you responsible, in an unintrusive way, to your own writing goals.
What is the difference between an effective dean and a mediocre one?
The "baby penalty" in academe could be eased with four key reforms.