Spotlight on….Kristie Adams

Another piece of GradGirl was interviewing young professional women in the social sciences. Here is another career spotlight on Kristie Adams! Kristie Adams Kristie is a behavior specialist at Alternative Paths Training School, a school for children with developmental disabilities and other special needs.  She found her calling in applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy, and is currently working towards…

Spotlight on…Christina

Another piece of GradGirl was interviewing young professional women in the social sciences. Here is our very first interview with Christina Thibodeaux.   Christina Thibodeaux How long have you been at your current position?  Almost 2 years ago a colleague/friend of mine began an online distance counseling business, High Resolution Counseling, due to a growing…

Summer work habits

If you’re a graduate student like us, summer isn’t just an opportunity to unwind after a long academic year – it’s a time to make progress on your “grad school” to-do list. With unfinished research papers in the cue, new data to analyze, and a part- or full-time internship, it can be tough to get…

Making the most of your summer break

As some of you know, my graduate school friends and I started a blog just a few years ago called Grad Girl. It was intended as a space where professional women working in the social sciences, social services, research or clinical positions, or anything else related to these fields could be showcased for their accomplishments…