Interested in pursuing a career outside or adjacent to the academy, but no idea where to start? 2015–16 proseminar fellow Dr. Sarah Goldberg made a handy primer and resource guide that will help you on your way!
Manoah Finston writes about what differentiates doctoral students from industry-aligned master’s students on the job market, and suggests some recommendations for how university career-counseling centers and home departments might better approach these students’ distinct needs.
“My fellow scholars in the MLA’s Connected Academics proseminar,” says Beth Seltzer, “tackle a mind-boggling range of responsibilities. They edit academic journals, serve as assistant deans and departmental administrators, lead graduate student associations, and volunteer with local youth-art programs. And they get all this done while they’re writing their dissertations and producing strong academic scholarship. I am sure that—through their work in various fields—they will make the world a better place.”