Beyond the Books: A Doctoral Internship Experience at the Royal Society of Edinburgh

Today, Katherine Burns, a third year History PhD candidate at the University of Edinburgh, tells us about her SGSAH internship experience with the Royal Society of Edinburgh. This post kicks off a new series about the value and challenges of doing an internship or residency during the PhD. If you are interested in doing an … Continue reading Beyond the Books: A Doctoral Internship Experience at the Royal Society of Edinburgh

“What do you want to be when you grow up?”: Career anxiety and the PhD

| Vesna Curlic As the mid-point of my PhD creeps closer every day, I’m increasingly aware of the fact that I will soon enough have to make decisions about what to do after my doctorate. The prospect of life post-PhD weighs heavily on my mind, especially as I’m someone who went directly from undergrad into a … Continue reading “What do you want to be when you grow up?”: Career anxiety and the PhD