Thursday, April 3, 2008

No rush

Found this (through Bitch PhD) on a blog that purports to post actual IM conversations:

A: there’s no rush on this thesis anyway, since finishing it isn’t likely to help my own employment situation.
B: wont you get your phd when done?
A: Yeah
A: But, truth be told, that probably won’t help me get a job
B: and wont the phd help with employment?
A: possibly w/ some other job market?
A: but probably not academia
B: yeah, phds are a dime a dozen there
B: no wonder you’re so against capitalism…

Yep, that's been my career track as well. Self-loathing and cynicism.

The blog itself is kind of creepy. Is it right to eavesdrop on IM conversations?

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