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Dr. David Lawrimore - Focus on your interests to find a career path

On the latest episode of Pathways, Emily Jahsman interviews Dr. David Lawrimore, associate professor of English at Idaho State University. Dr. Lawrimore describes his path through academia and what it takes to become a professor in the arts. Join us for sage advice and a look into what research in the English field looks like.

Have you ever wondered what it takes to become a college professor? Or perhaps you're interested in understanding what research looks like in an arts field? Join us in the latest episode of Pathways, where we get an inside look at the path to professordom with Dr. David Lawrimore. Dr. Lawrimore walks us through his journey of becoming a college professor, provides insights on how to incorporate your interests into a career, and gives advice on how to make it in the world of academia.

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Emily Jahsman is the Associate Director of the Idaho State University Career Center. A self proclaimed multipotentialite, Emily's professional journey has taken her from for-profit to non-profit to higher ed where she currently enjoys her time. Emily's intrepid spirit has led her across the globe including a five year stopover in Australia, treks through numerous jungles, and forays into farming. If you know someone who would be a great guest, or are interested in appearing on Pathways yourself, email: <a label="" class="rte2-style-brightspot-core-link-LinkRichTextElement" href=""></a><br/><br/>Former Host: Mark Beaver is a Career Advisor in Experiential Learning for the Idaho State University Career Center. An ever curious mind has led Mark down quite the path himself, holding jobs with the service industry, the outdoor sector, secondary education, environmental non-profits, and state and federal agencies, with forays into entrepreneurship and now higher education and radio.