Meg Sparling advocates for the need for doctoral students to explore careers early and to integrate this exploration into their research process to extract greater professional and personal value from their degree.
Candid Conversations is an opportunity for faculty, graduate students, and university staff to engage in dialogue around the issue of debt, a topic that is inadequately addressed in conversations on career pathways and professionalization.
In this hands-on workshop, participants will discuss models to expand support for community-engaged teaching, research, and professional development in graduate programs and humanities centers across the University of California system.
Graduate Advisory Committee members present survey data addressing attitudes towards post degree employment, on-campus resources for career exploration, and feelings of support from departments, campuses, and peers.
An argument for transforming the humanities to meet the needs of new constituencies, increasing the diversity of students and faculty, and stimulating a demand for rigorous humanistic inquiry as value, necessity, and right.
Candid conversations videos and the subsequent panel discussion at Humanists@Work Los Angeles provide opportunities to engage in open dialogue about the faculty-graduate student mentorship model, particularly as it relates to career training for diverse professions.
For our inaugural podcast, we tackle how the 2016 MLA convention in Austin responded to graduate student professionalization needs and concerns and look ahead to ways in which the university can better support graduate students.
Authentic networking is built on an exchange that is not transactional, and instead built upon engagements where we come into contact with one another with a desire to learn about, and share, expertise and interests.
At our Humanists@Work San Diego workshop, participants were invited to answer some questions posted around the room, either by making a sign and snapping a polaroid with it, or by using large sticky notes and construction paper.