Loyola University Chicago

The Graduate School

Career Pathways Symposium

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Interested in a career outside of academia? Ever wondered what other Loyola grads have done with their PhDs? Join us for the Career Pathways Symposium! Speakers, including Stacy Hartman of the MLA's Connected Academics and Lindsey Martin, coordinator of the Making History Work program at the University of Chicago, will discuss strategies for exploring and pursing diverse career pathways. Hear from Loyola alumni about how their doctoral education prepared them for a wide array of careers. Continue the conversation and network with fellow humanities PhD students and alumni at the reception to follow.

This event is free and open to humanities PhD students and faculty.

Date: Saturday, April 29th
Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Location: Crown Center Auditorium
Lunch and light hors d'oeuvres are provided.

Tentative Schedule

9:00 Welcome and overview
9:30 Stacy Hartman - "Careers for Humanists: How to Stop Panicking and Get Started"
10:30 Break
10:45 Lindsey Martin - "Lessons Learned from AHA Career Diversity, or What Five Skills Can Do For Your Job Search"
11:45 Lunch 
1:00 Alumni Panel 
2:15  Break 
2:30 Stacy Hartman - Workshop: "Networking Is Not a Dirty Word" 
3:45 Wrap-up 
4:00 Reception 

To RSVP, please contact Katie Macica at gradschool@luc.edu

This event is sponsored by the Graduate School and the Next Generation Humanities PhD Program of the National Endowment for the Humanities