Employment

I Freelanced Between Academic Jobs and Made It a Career

Five tips on how you can do it, too

sitting on a pile of books
sitting on a pile of books

When I finished grad school, I had a decade of higher learning under my belt and a piece of paper in hand. I planned to stay in academia and applied to both teaching and post-doc lab positions. At that time, and still today, there was a post-doc bottleneck, with fewer…