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Careers for Humanities Majors: Sales (Account Services, Relationship Management, Solutions Architect)

Things that many humanities majors are good at: building relationships listening and hearing what isn’t said as well as what is recognizing the many dimension of a problem distilling complex information to a few key points coming up with creative solutions. Skills that are needed in the business world: everything that helps connect customers (which […]

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Is It Time to Apply for an Internship?

 Why Should I Apply for an Internship? Learn more at our upcoming workshop: Internships: How, When, and Why. Tuesday, October 20, 5;30pm. Register on Handshake for Zoom link. It’s important to gain experience outside the classroom while you’re in college so you can explore potential career paths learn more about your strengths acquire skills show […]

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Editorial Assistant for SourceLab, great opportunity

Sponsored by the Department of History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Job Position: Editorial Assistant, SourceLab (3 hours/week, $15/hour, Spring Semester 2020 with a possibility to continue through Fall 2021) SourceLab, a digital documentary publishing project sponsored by the Department of History at Illinois, seeks an Editorial Assistant for Spring 2020.  This position […]

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“I Don’t Want a Desk Job”

Humanities majors often start with what they don’t want when they start exploring their career options. “I don’t want to teach” is the first filter, often followed by “I don’t want a desk job.” Sometimes it’s more specifically, “I don’t want a corporate job.” If a desk is a deal-breaker, so be it. But it’s […]

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