I attended and graduated from Duke’s MIDP program and found it a waste of my time and money.
Knowing what I know now I would either go to a different graduate school or not have attended one at all if given the opportunity to change my…"
"According to this infographic, looks like more millennials (24%) consider an employer's policy on social media important when considering a job. Maybe the new generation will force orgs to re-examine their attitudes/stances on blogging,…"
"Yes, it is an interesting idea. Let me know if I can be of any service.
Seems to me, that finding a way to bring attention to and translate new research to agencies would be of help to agencies. The other difficulty for agencies in using…"
"Learning how to do field research/work is one aspect of many PhD programs. But many if not most programs are trying to prepare you to create knowledge, think critically, advance the discipline, and teach others. Many of the top research…"
"Ian, nice summary of the conversation at DRI. I agree with what was said about the different skills and attitudes. Many aid workers would make poor researchers and many researchers would make poor aid workers and there is nothing wrong…"
"I know a few people who took a similar path. It's interesting how a lot of corporate and finance skills come in handy in this line of work. But then again, organizational and administrative skills are necessary for most…"