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Author: Lauren Anders

8 Letter of Recommendation Tips to Help Your Student Stand Out

The Smart Scholar | Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio's Dossier

In this post, we explore eight practical tips for recommendation letter writers to consider before and during the letter writing process.

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Student evaluations: is it time for reform?

Ask a Candidate | Topics in Higher Education

This post continues our series by a onetime academic job seeker, now academic-at-large, on the future of student evaluations.

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Preparing to enter the academic job market

The Smart Scholar | Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio's Dossier

In this blog post, Dr. Ramon Goings, EdD, provides three suggestions on best preparing yourself to enter the academic market.

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Thinking about (and getting ready for) a summer job

Ask a Candidate | Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio's Dossier

This post continues our series by a onetime academic job seeker, now academic-at-large, on where to look for a summer job.

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Five places to explore careers outside of the academy

Scholar at Large | Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio's Dossier

This blog post continues our series, Scholar at Large, written by an academic on five places to explore careers outside of the academy.

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Tips for leading and serving on a search committee

Faculty Diversity, Inclusion, and Representation | Faculty Review, Promotion & Tenure Practices | The Smart Scholar | Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio's Dossier | Interfolio Review, Promotion & Tenure

Leading and serving on a search committee requires a significant time investment, as well as various approaches to maintain ethical and inclusive practices.

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Asking for a letter of recommendation

The Smart Scholar | Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio's Dossier

In this latest post, Dr. Goings explores how and whom to ask for a letter of recommendation. His three practical suggestions can be applied immediately.

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How to find a mentor

Ask a Candidate | Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio's Dossier

In this post, we explore the best ways to find a mentor as a young academic. You may want to find someone outside of the traditional advisor relationship.

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Best practices for keeping your career materials current

Ask a Candidate | Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio's Dossier

In this “Ask A Candidate” post, we learn best practices for keeping your career materials current. Save your future self some stress with organization.

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Recharging my job-seeking energy with Katina Rogers’s “Putting the Humanities Ph.D. to Work”

Scholar at Large | Topics in Higher Education

This blog post continues our series, Scholar at Large, focusing on three guiding principles to recharge your job-seeking energy and efforts.

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