Resources from Professional Organizations
- Career Diversity for Historians - American Historical Association's career diversity initiative with resources to help historians prepare for a wide array of careers options.
- Connected Academics - Modern Language Association's resource page for doctoral students in language and literature seeking careers beyond the academy.
- Beyond Academia - American Philosophical Association's guidebook for philosophers who wish to pursue careers outside of academia, updated in 2016.
- Rethinking Humanities PhD Resources - Resources, scholarship, and data compiled by the Council of Graduate Schools geared toward humanities grad students and faculty.
- AASLH Career Center - Job search resources from the American Association for State and Local History.
- Inside Higher Ed - The Career Advice section includes two blogs relating to careers beyond academia, Carpe Careers and Alt-Ac Careers.
Career Exploration and Development Resources from Other Universities
- Imagine PhD - A career exploration and planning tool developed by the Graduate Career Consortium for graduate students in the humanities and social sciences.
- University of Michigan - Resources for graduate students interested in non-academic positions.
- University of Illinois - Career exploration resources, including self-assessment, informational interviews, and job search resources.
- Columbia University - Resources for humanities and social science PhDs searching for careers in various non-academic fields (ex. publishing, cultural organizations, consulting).
- Humanists@Work - An initiative from the University of California Humanities Research Institute that includes a wide variety of career exploration and professional development resources, stories from graduates working outside academia, and a podcast.
Resources from PhDs Who Pursued Careers Outside Academia