Resources


Here is humanities-specific advice on career exploration, job-hunting, and making the transition from college to professional life:



News articles and blogs:


Inside Higher Ed, October 18, 2021, Navigating Graduate School: It’s All About the Process

American Association of University Women (AAUW), October 2021, Latinas and the Pay Gap

Wired, Sept 24, 2021, First-Generation College Grads Face More Hurdles in the Job Market

School of Humanities at UC Irvine, June16, 2021, What can I do with a humanities degree?

Washington Monthly, Sept/Oct 2021, The Secret Lives of English Majors: Unlike their STEM peers, Black and white humanities graduates earn about the same. How did that happen?

BBC, April 1, 2019, Why ‘worthless’ humanities degrees may set you up for life

Forbes, Aug 4, 2021, The Truth About Polywork: Desire Or Necessity?

NACE, Jan 11, 2021, PAID INTERNSHIPS MORE LIKELY FOR THOSE WHO VISIT THE CAREER CENTER

NACE, April 19 2021, THE ATTRIBUTES EMPLOYERS SEEK ON STUDENTS’ RESUMES

Entrepreneur, August 4, 2021, How TikTok Can Help You Supercharge Your Career

Harvard Business Review, May 26, 2021, It’s Time to Officially End Unpaid Internships

The Guardian, Sept 20, 2020,  Humanities graduates are just as employable’: do the sciences really lead to more jobs?

Mental Floss, October 2020, Job Secrets (Multiple sections)

Vault, July 14, 2020, Salary Negotiating Tips for Remote Jobs

Illinois LAS NEWS, May 2020, New class for humanities majors provides a deeper look at career development: Students adjust during COVID-19 pandemic to maintain experiential learning

Forbes, April 1, 2020, Ten Ways to Launch a Successful Job Search amid coronavirus

Inside Higher Ed, March 24, 2020,  At Home Networking Strategizes

CNBC, March 17, 2020, Coronavirus is Spurring on remote hiring. How to Nail Your Job Interview from Afar

Forbes, April 1, 2020, How to Network When while social distancing

PayScale, March 30, 2020, 7 Common Remote Work Mistakes, and How to Recover

Forbes, Dec 10, 2019, No, Humanities Degrees Don’t Mean Low Salaries

Washington Post, Oct 19, 2019, The world’s top economists just made the case for why we still need English majors

The Centennial Heights, Sept 30, 2019, Both Humanities and STEM Majors are Necessary and Valid

Inside Big Data, Sept 12, 2019, Models for Thinking: An Example of Why Data Sciences Increasingly Need the Humanities

US News and World Report, Sept 24, 2018, Your College Major Does Not Define Your Career