Mentors are a critical resource for graduate students pursuing careers outside the academy. Mentors can help students to identify potential career paths, assist with networking, and offer advice on navigating the field. The Next Generation Humanities PhD project as well as Loyola's Career Development Center can help you reach out to professionals in Chicago and beyond who are willing to serve as mentors. Explore the resources on this page to learn more about working with a mentor.
AHA Career Contacts - connects history graduate students and recent PhDs who are interested in exploring diverse career paths with history PhDs who work outside academia.
- Broadening Your Career Horizon: Practical Advice for Using the AHA's Career Contacts Program - blog post by Katie Streit on her experience with the Career Contacts Program.
Advice from MLA on finding a mentor.