Work Your Career shows PhD students how to use the unique opportunities of doctoral programs to build successful career outcomes. The authors encourage students to consider both academic and non-academic career options from the outset, and to prepare for both concurrently. The book presents a systematic mentoring program full of practical advice for social sciences and humanities PhD students in Canada.
About the authors
Loleen Berdahl is the Director of Research at the Canada West Foundation. Dr. Berdahl's particular research interests include urban policy, regionalism and federalism. In 2001 and 2003, Dr. Berdahl directed the Looking West surveys, western Canada's largest-ever public opinion survey. Dr. Berdahl has co-authored two books, Mindscapes: Political Ideologies Toward the Twenty-First Century (1996, with Roger Gibbins), and Explorations: A Navigator's Guide to Quantitative Research in Political Science (1998, with Keith Archer and Roger Gibbins).
Jonathan Malloy is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science at Carleton University, and a former Ontario Legislative Intern.
- Winner, Loleen Berdahl awarded the CPSA Prize for Teaching Excellence
"Work Your Career is a breath of fresh air, in that it is directed not only at scholars pursuing academic careers but also at those who may be struggling and may face a decision that leads them towards what is often regarded as a non-traditional route outside of academia."
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