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Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin, and Arabic Speakers: US Consular Fellow Program

The US Department of State Consular Fellows Program might be of interest to humanities majors who are US citizens AND study/speak Mandarin Chinese, Spanish, Arabic, or Portuguese. These are the qualifying languages for this three-year program, which provides an introduction to working as a diplomat. Watch the recording of this recent Facebook live event to […]

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What Does Success Mean for YOU?

The 2019 – 2020 Illini Success Report has been released, and the outcome for humanities majors are in step with outcomes across campus: better than many had feared but not as good as they would be if there wasn’t a global pandemic happening right now. Once again we learn that, contrary to popular myth, humanities […]

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The Job Search: Feeling STUCK?

You’re not alone. Lots of graduating seniors feel bewildered by the job search process and don’t know where to begin. The last time you faced a big life transition, you were probably applying to college, a process that involves: A fairly rigid time table, with strict deadlines A cohort of peers following the same timetable […]

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Careers for Humanities Majors: The Basics

Resources to become career ready If you missed our mid-August series, “Humanities Majors: Get Career Ready” (or if you attended but need some refreshers), you can find the slide decks and other information we shared there. As always, feel free to make an appointment by emailing humanitiesprc@illinois.edu or scheduling your own at go.illinois.edu/HPRCAdvising.

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