The Graduate

  • Gains and Losses

    Perspectives Daily

    Olivia M. Hagedorn | Apr 30, 2019

    Conversations about pursuing nonacademic careers often center on what is lost. But what if we shift the focus on what is gained?
  • The Making of the Graduate Working Class

    Perspectives Daily

    Jeff Schuhrke | Jan 29, 2019

    An AHA19 panel brought together graduate activists for a discussion on challenges to unionization in universities.
  • Searching for Jobs outside the Academy?

    Perspectives Daily

    Christina Copland | Jul 30, 2018

    There’s no one, direct route to getting a nonacademic job.
  • Cultivating Mentoring Relationships in Grad School

    AHA Today

    Sarah Mellors | Jun 14, 2018

    Students have more agency than they realize when it comes to getting the mentoring they need in grad school.

Most Recent

  • Making Historians in the Archive

    Christina Copland | May 14, 2018

    Archival research, which often requires visiting depositories around the globe, plays a major role in shaping our identity as historians....
  • Spring Cleaning Tip #1

    Christina Copland | Apr 9, 2018

    Success in academia, writes Christina Copland, is often unrelated to the merits of one's scholarship. Yet, the meritocracy myth encourages graduate students to think otherwise.
  • Letter to a Prospective History Graduate Student

    Christina Copland | Mar 5, 2018

    Christina Copland advises prospective history graduate students to think carefully about what they can do from day one to get...
  • The Graduate

    Christina Copland | Feb 5, 2018

    Christina Copland introduces The Graduate, a new series on AHA Today providing space for a productive dialogue about graduate student life.