Thriving In The Academy


Whether you're just beginning your graduate career or a faculty member looking for career advice, the Thriving In The Academy section offers resources to help you. Turn to CRLT resources on teaching for help with your classroom needs. Get advice on mentoring and being mentored. Read through tips on staying productive and organized from graduate school and beyond.

Making the Most of Your Time

How do you manage your time and resources effectively in the academy? Whether you're starting your graduate career, writing your dissertation, or starting your faculty research career, academics need to learn how to manage their time wisely. The resources on this page will be helpful to...
Mentoring

The academy is one place where the apprenticeship model persists. Academic careers are built on mentoring. Graduate students and postdocs must seek out the best mentoring they can receive, and must also learn to mentor others, such as undergraduates. The resources on this page offer some insights...
Resources For Those Underrepresented In Their Fields

Academic work can be demanding, and academics need to take care of themselves, particularly those who are underrepresented in their fields. This page features online and print resources      National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity. U-M is an institutional member of...
Teaching

At any given point in your academic career, you are likely to have to teach. CRLT offers many, many resources to help you at every stage of teaching, from course design to acting as a graduate student instructor to leading a large lecture course as a faculty member. This page features links to...