Professional Pitstop & Alumni Advice

Want to know more about what a Humanities Major can do? Here are some videos to help!

Becoming a Successful Writer: Advice from LAS alumna Jessie Ann Foley
Ryan Ross (BA, ’08, English; MA, ’10, library and information science) discusses how to tell your personal story.
Succeeding in public service
Jaylin McClinton (BA, ’16, political science and African American studies) describes how to pursue a career in public service.
Managing up
Erika Jones (BA, ’96, humanities) shares tips on improving your relationship with your manager.
How to get hired
Tips from Amy Best (BA, ’89, speech communication) will help you in your job search

Looking for Data about our Alumni

Illini Success Data for Campus with data from Undergraduates reporting their first destination within six months of their graduation data. This set of reports provides information for Colleges and programs within these areas. Liberal Arts and Sciences report can be found here with various subdivisions of the college in this report. Humanities student data can be located within these reports and are grouped together in logical units. These reports show 3-year snapshots of trends from our graduates self-reported surveys. For information about graduate school admission rates for Illinois, we suggest you look at the Graduate College Dashboard to drill into the programs that interest you.