The Career Counselor Is In – Cardozo 3

Strong stuff: Cardozo writes, “For many if not most, being an adjunct is the professional equivalent of domestic abuse, PTSD and Stockholm syndrome rolled into a single despairing plight that has only one feasible resolution: as with any dysfunctional relationship, … Continue reading

Careering Toward Authenticity – #Postac Post by Karen Cardozo

by Karen Cardozo Here is a sentence I never thought I’d say: I was tenured and promoted (in April 2017, to Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts). Now, here is another I never imagined … Continue reading

Introducing The Post-Ac Experts: Karen Cardozo and Allessandria Polizzi

Today I introduce two of my team of Post-Ac Experts, Karen Cardozo and Allessandria Polizzi.  The team as a whole includes experts in all of the following (see the full bios here [still in progress]): Alt-ac positions in advising (Cardozo) … Continue reading

“Perhaps Even a Crisis”: How to Sully the Purity of a Vocation

There is a new piece from Cultural Anthropology, “Academic Precarity in American Anthropology,”  — co-written by a Full Prof at Duke and her new Ph.D. son who has “chosen” non-academic work — that literally defies description in its elitism, sanctimoniousness, … Continue reading

The Genuine Job Search (Out-Ac post by Karen Cardozo)

by Karen Cardozo If you’ve been following my posts, you know that I am a major proponent of a both/and approach. This proclivity emerges in my bio as an interdisciplinary or, more precisely, an undisciplined scholar: through years of academic … Continue reading

The Out-Ac Team

PLEASE CONTACT US AT POSTACCAREERS@GMAIL.COM TO ARRANGE TO TALK TO ANY OF THE FOLLOWING COACHES. Dr. Matt Bakker Dr. Matthew Bakker has spent many years working for the Federal Government. Beginning with a term Research Associate position (equivalent to a … Continue reading