The Professor Is In – Trailer

December 21, 2019
The Professor Is In – Trailer
The Professor Is In
The Professor Is In – Trailer
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Show Notes

The Professor Is In has been the world’s leading source of academic career advice for a decade, and in this new podcast academic career coach and author Dr. Karen Kelsky and productivity coach Kel Weinhold, with their trademark combination of candor, humor, and compassion (and a healthy dose of critique), tell you the truth about how the academy works, with strategies for reaching your goals while prioritizing your emotional well being. We go where others don’t, breaking down the unspoken rules of academic culture, including all the ways it centers white folks and marginalizes everyone else. Our mission: whether you’re in grad school, on the job market, on the tenure track, adjuncting, or deciding to leave the academy and do something else, we are here to support you with insights, advice, and real talk. Like the show? Subscribe to TPII’s Premium channel for exclusive episodes and an interactive member’s community, only on the Himalaya App.

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