Advice for Graduate Students





These are some advice documents I compiled for our graduate students, as placement director at the University of Illinois. Comments welcome!

Advice for the Philosophy Job Market

This document contains advice about various aspects of the job market. Topics include: applying for jobs, cover letters, CVs, teaching dossiers, dissertation abstracts, research statements, writing samples, letters of recommendation, interviews, and job talks.


Succeeding in Philosophy Grad School 


This document contains advice about various aspects of grad school in philosophy. Topics include: objectives, submitting to journals, writing, conferences, delivering papers, coursework, and dissertating.  


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