The Humanities PhD Project Supports doctoral students and faculty in the humanities as they imagine, plan for, and pursue multiple career paths as humanists in the world, in the academy and beyond.
National Endowment for the Humanities Supports “Next Generation PhD” projects at twenty-eight U.S. campuses. The NEH also employs student interns on a rolling continuous basis.
The Versatile Ph.D. OPA offers Versatile PhD, a web-based resource for postdocs interested in exploring career opportunities beyond academe. The site is mainly for Humanities and Social Science Postdocs, but may benefit others as well. Access this supportive, web-based community by clicking here or copy and paste the following link into your browser – https://webapps.grad.unc.edu/auth/versatilephd.html. (Requires Onyen registration). The site includes:
How to Write a Cover Letter
Interviewing for Academic Positions
Job Interview Questions
Negotiating Offers for Faculty Positions
Mastering the Phone & Skype Interview
Difference between a Resume and an Academic CV
Questions to ask a Potential Mentor
Salutations (Greetings) to Use in Job Search Correspondence
Professional polish – What to wear at a job interview (Science)
A Transition from Postdoc to Industry (Science)
Careers at Nonprofits and NGOs (Science)
The Keys to Career Control (Science)
Industry Postdocs: The Road Less Traveled (Science)
Finding a Chemical Postdoc Position in Industry (Chemical & Engineering News)
30 Essential Behavioral Interview Questions
Following up a job interview with a Thank-You note
Similar to faculty interview Job Talks and Chalk Talks, many industry job interviews require a presentation on your past and current research. If you have questions about the talk (e.g., audience, duration, preferred subject matter, setting, audiovisual equipment) – ask the hiring manager with whom you have been communicating.
Job talk for industry researcher position: UCSF
To ace your job talk, you need to know your audience: Science Magazine
Tooling up: job talk jitters: Science Magazine
Preparing for industry interview for scientist position: Science Career Forum
What is a journal article impact factor
How to find an impact factor?
What is peer review?
Should I publish in an open access journal?
What is Sci-Hub?
What is predatory publishing?
What is a monograph?
What is retraction watch?
What is an embargo in scholarly publishing?
What is a content hub?
What are academic social networking sites: ResearchGate and Academia.edu?
What is Metadata 2020?
What is the difference between single blind or double blind peer review in publishing?
What are preprints?
What is a crossmark?
Using video in academic publishing
Taxonomies & publishing
Last modified: May 3, 2021