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Articles listed here offer advice on navigating the academic and applied 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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