Scholarly Pursuits: A Guide to Professional Development during the Graduate Years contains:

  • Samples of winning fellowship proposals and fellowship biographical essays;
  • Advice on making the most of the student-faculty advising relationship;
  • Strategies for setting goals to ensure progress through the doctoral program in a timely fashion;
  • An introductory guide to publishing;
  • Model curricula vitae, résumés, and cover letters;
  • A section focused on the experiences of underrepresented minorities;
  • Resources for work-life balance.