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Post-PhD career trajectories : intentions, decision-making and life aspirations

Author: Lynn McAlpine; Cheryl Amundsen
Publisher: London : Palgrave Macmillan, [2016] ©2016
Series: Palgrave pivot.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book argues that post-PhD career planning should ideally begin at the same time as the PhD itself. Drawing from ten years of research and stories of close to 50 individuals, each chapter focuses on the stories of individuals who share common career intentions and how they negotiate these both before, during and after their studies. Each career trajectory is different as individuals planned and made decisions in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McAlpine, Lynn, 1948-
Post-PhD career trajectories.
London : Palgrave Macmillan, [2016]
(OCoLC)946461631
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn McAlpine; Cheryl Amundsen
ISBN: 9781137576606 113757660X 1137576596 9781137576590
OCLC Number: 956317252
Description: 1 online resource (124 pages).
Contents: 1. Overview of book --
2. Understanding the global context --
3. Identity-trajectory and career development --
4. Achieved the vision (non-research teaching) --
5. Achieved research-teaching (researcher route) --
6. Achieved research-teaching (non-research routes) --
7. Maintained the vision but not yet achieved --
8. Changing career intentions away from academia --
9. Still looking forward --
10. Agency and resilience --
11. Resources.
Series Title: Palgrave pivot.
Responsibility: Lynn McAlpine, Cheryl Amundsen.

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This book argues that post-PhD career planning should ideally begin at the same time as the PhD itself. Drawing from ten years of research and stories of close to 50 individuals, each chapter focuses  Read more...
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