Category: careers

Grace Lamb: a career introduction

Today’s guest post is by Grace Lamb, who has just graduated from International Studies at Portland State, and is now looking to start her career. Grace  has been my student in more than five classes, including “The U.S. and the World,”  and “Cyberwarfare and Espionage” amongst others. She has worked with me as a research assistant …

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How to become a Digital Nomad?

I was talking with a student recently who said that they wanted to create a life where they could live in different locations or even nations. When I asked the student if they had ever heard the term Digital Nomad they said no. But when I began to explain the term for this movement, they …

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10 interview tips you’ll need for academic jobs

I have served on many search committees in International and Global Studies over two decades, and I want to give some tips for academics applying for faculty positions. Some of these points are obvious, but they are easy to forget during the pressure of a job interview:   Do your research, and know all the …

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Have You Ever Thought About Teaching English Overseas?

Guest blog by Rosa David If you have an undergraduate degree, are a native or native-like English speaker and have the desire to live abroad, there are countless opportunities to make this dream a reality. With the rise of globalization, English has become a lingua franca. The English language plays a leading role in international …

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