Lauren J. Bierbaum
Don’t be afraid to search broadly. Many sectors have need of scholars, researchers, and advocates in diverse content areas. Look beyond the obvious to consider opportunities in government, philanthropy, journalism, and beyond. Academia’s mission is to further knowledge and the understanding of the human condition. That mission applies – and can be pushed even further – to any number of fields that benefit from having top notch thinkers contributing to applied research and public discourse.