Loyola University Chicago

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Career Exploration and Development Resources from Other Universities

  • Imagine PhD - A career exploration and planning tool developed by the Graduate Career Consortium for graduate students in the humanities and social sciences.
  • University of Michigan - Resources for graduate students interested in non-academic positions.
  • University of Illinois - Career exploration resources, including self-assessment, informational interviews, and job search resources.
  • Columbia University - Resources for humanities and social science PhDs searching for careers in various non-academic fields (ex. publishing, cultural organizations, consulting).
  • Humanists@Work - An initiative from the University of California Humanities Research Institute that includes a wide variety of career exploration and professional development resources, stories from graduates working outside academia, and a podcast.

 Resources from PhDs Who Pursued Careers Outside Academia