Becoming Competitive for a Teaching (and Research) Position: Part I

By Joseph Provost, University of San Diego The number of articles and blog posts discussing the difficulties of finding a job are disheartening.  The jobs are out there, but the competition is steep.  Research-focused academic jobs are one of many career paths for a Ph.D.  Fortunate graduate students and post doctorates will have mentors or…

How to get into med/grad school, graduate with job offers, and travel around the world

by Angelica Omaiye, Seattle University The answer is relatively simple: undergraduate research. Of course, you probably already understand the importance of undergraduate research. It gives you hands-on, professional experience, making you a better candidate for graduate study and opening doors for future work. You’ll probably get the opportunity to present your hard work at research…