[Elsewhere] things to do during your #phd – sit on a university committee

Now for something completely different. My friend Jackie and I have been sitting on various university committees over the last 18 months so we decided to write a guest post about it for patter.

Imaginary interviewer: Why did you become a rep?

Milena: I returned to academia after a ten-year career in the private sector and in activism, so I’m one of those people who will exhaust all avenues before they give up on something.

Jackie: I thought I’d do something to be a good university citizen. During a welcome meeting, the chair of one of my faculty committees asked for a volunteer. And I thought, why not?


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