Tag Archives: Graduate Students

Grant of the Week

Grant of the Week: Cromwell Research Fellowships in American Legal History

In 2013, the William Nelson Cromwell Foundation will make available of a number of fellowship awards intended to support research and writing in American legal history. The number of awards to be made, and their amounts, is at the discretion of the Foundation. In the past four years, the trustees of the Foundation have made three to five awards, in amounts up to $5,000. Preference is given to scholars at the early stages of their careers, including dissertation writers.

Applicants should submit a description of their proposed project (double-spaced, maximum 6 pages, with working title), a budget, a timeline, and a short C.V.

Advice on Overcoming the Job Interview

In this recent Chronicle of Higher Education piece, Robert J. Sternberg offers some thoughtful advice to job seekers who are facing an upcoming interview.  Doing well in a job interview is often a matter of preparation, not luck.  All graduate programs should offer their students mock interviews as a way to prepare for professional interviews.