QuickNote: Career Planning in a New Field

4 Feb

The problem with career-planning in a field that’s still in the process of defining itself is that no single graduate program covers what you want to do: at least half of every established program is filler.  And unless you’re a genius with limitless self-financing, it’s not possible to break in without the launch that a graduate program gives you.  Every internship of interest requires applicants to be in a degree program, and that’s understandable: it’s an easy way to ensure basic skills.

Let the brainstorming begin!

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