Career Programming

New and expanded career programming for AY 2022-23

New Workshop: Careers beyond Academia for First-Gen Doctoral Students in CLA

ORGP was awarded a microgrant by the First-Gen Institute to design and implement a workshop that supports PhD students who identify as first-generation in their career development beyond the tenure track. In six meetings over the course of the academic year 2022-2023, a small cohort of six students will work through exercises aimed at career exploration, preparation of application materials, networking, and the interview and negotiation process. 

Jobs Beyond Academia and the Tenure Track Workshop Series

CLA’s Graduate Student Career Services team facilitated three sessions of the all-campus Jobs Beyond Academia and the Tenure Track Workshop Series in Fall 2022. This five-part workshop series, hosted by CLA Graduate Student Career Services, CEHD Graduate Career Services, and the Graduate School, highlighted the most important areas of a graduate student’s job search beyond academia and the tenure track.

Expanded Graduate Student Internship Program Announced for 2023

CLA is excited to present its third annual Graduate Student Internship Program. The Internship Program offers graduate students the opportunity to gain experience in a profession beyond academia and the tenure track, explore how their academic training might translate into various career options, and build additional skills that will translate across sectors and jobs.

This is a small, cohorted program, enrolling and funding up to 10 graduate students. The program has been expanded to run for 12 workshop sessions from Oct. 27, 2022 through April, 2023, and students will now receive up to $6,000 in fellowship funding. 

Humanities Without Walls Career Diversity Workshop

The Career Services Office is hosting a Career Diversity Workshop in summer 2023 as part of the Humanities Without Walls initiative funded by the Mellon Foundation. This two-week intensive experience offers humanities doctoral students across the US an opportunity to prepare for a wide array of careers. Learn more through the Institute for Advanced Studies.