Who Said Being a PhD Job Market Candidate Would Be Easy? Finding that Perfect-for-You Job
You have done it. You are about to accomplish a huge milestone by going on the market this year. Congrats on getting this far! Now what? Are you considering a research economist gig in federal, state, or local government? In this article, I share my own experiences and provide some essential insights into maneuvering that job market. While the focus is on research policy jobs, the advice applies more broadly to the entire job market process.