Fixing Our Job-Market Problem

A new article from Chronicle Vitae discusses important considerations for doctoral programs going forward: “There is no reason that strategic preparation cannot coexist with the intensive intellectual commitment of Ph.D. study. Indeed, those two things must work in tandem if Ph.D.s are going to be in a position to use their knowledge and training for the larger good — which is what we all say we want to do, right? Career diversity efforts […] must become the new norm, not an exceptional trend, if graduate education is to continue and thrive in the future.”