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Articles listed here offer advice on navigating the academic and non-academic job markets, making the most of career advancement opportunities, easing the transition from graduate student to young professional and from an academic to non-academic career.

PS: Political Science & Politics 
The APSA journal, PS: Political Science & Politics, includes articles on careers and the profession. A selection of links to career-related articles have been compiled below. To access these articles you will need to be a current APSA member, or have access to PS: Political Science & Politics through an institutional subscription. 

Navigating the International Academic Job Market 
Nilay Saiya
PS: Political Science & Politics / Volume 47 / Issue 04 / October 2014, pp 845 - 848 

Considering Careers beyond Academia: Advice for Graduate Students
Abraham F. Lowenthal
PS: Political Science & Politics/ Volume 45 / Issue 04 / October 2012, pp 810 - 811

The Broad Value of a PhD in Political Science
Michael H. Murakami
PS: Political Science & Politics / Volume 45 / Issue 04 / October 2012, pp 812 - 814 

Career Preparation and the Political Science Major: Evidence from Departments
Todd A. Collins, H. Gibbs Knotts and Jen Schiff
PS: Political Science & Politics / Volume 45 / Issue 01 / January 2012, pp 87 - 92

Who SoTLs Where? Publishing the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Political Science
Kerstin Hamann, Philip H. Pollock and Bruce M. Wilson
PS: Political Science & Politics / Volume 42 / Issue 04 / October 2009, pp 729 - 735 

Are Two (or Three or Four … or Nine) Heads Better than One? Collaboration, Multidisciplinarity, and Publishability
Lee Sigelman
PS: Political Science & Politics / Volume 42 / Issue 03 / July 2009, pp 507 - 512

Tenure Standards in Political Science Departments: Results from a Survey of Department Chairs
John M. Rothgeb and Betsy Burger
PS: Political Science & Politics / Volume 42 / Issue 03 / July 2009, pp 513 – 519

Funding, Funding
Micah Altman
PS: Political Science & Politics / Volume 42 / Issue 03 / July 2009, pp 521 - 526

Political Science as a Vocation
Robert O. Keohane
PS: Political Science & Politics / Volume 42 / Issue 02 / April 2009, pp 359 – 363

The Chronicle of Higher Education
The Chronicle of Higher Education runs a careers website, Vitae, which includes articles on professional development, careers and job searches. You can access the complete Vitae archives here

Please find below a selection of the The Chronicle's career-related posts:



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