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Professional Pathways Series

Comprehensive Exam Forum

Wednesday, 10/31/18, 1:30-2:30pm

ARHU Dean's Office Conference Room, 1102J Francis Scott Key Hall

Come meet and talk with Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Ralph Bauer, and with ARHU graduate students about comprehensive exams!  Get tips on how to prepare, including how to constitute a committee, how to compile a reading list, and reading strategies for the exam.  RSVP by email to Betsy Yuen at myuen@umd.edu

 

2017-18 events:

  • Academic Jobs Dossier Workshop -- Oct 13, 2-3pm, presented by Associate Dean Ralph Bauer
  • Mock Phone Interview -- Dec 1, 2-4pm, presented by Associate Dean Ralph Bauer
  • Mock Campus Visit Interview -- Jan 26, 2-4pm, presented by Associate Dean Ralph Bauer
  • ARHU Works: Professional Pathways for Master's Students in ARHU -- March 9, 12-2pm, presented by Kate Juhl. 
  • Graduate Career Pathways -- April 20, 9am-4pm, presented by the Graduate School.

2016-17 events:

  • Exploring Digital Tools in the Michelle Smith Collaboratory -- Sept 20: 12-1 pm, presented by Associate Dean and Professor Alene Moyer and Prof. Quint Gregory, Director of the Michelle Smith Collaboratory
  • Mock Interview Session -- Nov 15, 3-4:30 pm, presented by Associate Dean and Professor Alene Moyer and Professor Kellie Robertson
  • Professional Pathways in Arts and Humanities Alumni Panel -- Feb 20, 4:30-6pm, presented by Associate Dean and Professor Alene Moyer
  • Teaching Portfolio Workshop -- Mar 15, Noon-1:00pm, presented by Associate Dean and Professor Alene Moyer

2015-16 events:

  • How to Read a Job Ad -- Sept 30: 3-4 pm, presented by Associate Dean and Professor Alene Moyer and Kate Juhl, Career Specialist and Program Director for ARHU
  • ARHU Graduate Student Grant Workshop -- Oct 13, 4:30-6 pm, presented by Cara Kennedy, Grants Development Coordinator
  • How to Write an Effective Proposal for National Fellowships -- Feb 17, 3pm-4pm with Kate Juhl, Career Specialist and Program Director for ARHU. 
  • Alternative Teaching Careers for ARHU Graduate Students --  Apr 26, Noon-1:00pm, 1102J Francis Scott Key Hall, Dean's Conf Room with Kate Juhl, Career Specialist and Program Director for ARHU.

2014-15 events:

  • How to Apply for an Academic Job -- Sept 29: 3-4 pm, presented by Associate Dean and Professor Alene Moyer.
  • Professional Pathways After Grad School: Panel Discussion with ARHU Alumni -- Nov 5, 4:30-6 pm
  • How to Read a Job Ad -- Dec. 03, 11:00am-12:00pm with Kate Juhl, Career Specialist and Program Director for ARHU. 
  • Alternative Teaching Careers for ARHU Graduate Students --  Feb. 26, Noon-1:00pm, 1102 Francis Scott Key Hall, Dean's Conf Room with Kate Juhl, Career Specialist and Program Director for ARHU.
  • ARHU Graduate Student Grant Workshop -- April 28, 3-4:30pm, 2120 Francis Scott Key Hall, Merrill Room led by Cara Kennedy, Grants Development Coordinator

2013-14 events:

  • Alternative Teaching Careers for ARHU Graduate Students- October 25, 12-1pm, presented by Kate Juhl, Program Director for the University Career Center & The President's Promise
  • Preparing for Academic and Non-Academic Careers: The Job Search Process- Sept. 30, 4 - 5:30pm, Julie Miller Vick, Senior Career Advisor at the University of Pennsylvania, columnist for the Chronicle of Higher Ed, and co-author of the Academic Job Search Handbook.  Click here to view slides from the presentation. 

2012-13 events:

  • Leonard Cassuto Lecture: "The Academic Job Market: An Ecological Introduction"  Monday, November 12, 2012 • 04:00PM - 05:30PM
  • ARHU Academic Job Market Mock Interview SessionFriday, December 7, 2012 • 3:30PM - 5:00PM
  • Professional Pathways After Graduate School, Outside Academia: Panel discussion with ARHU Alums Monday, April 15, 2013 • 4:30PM - 6:00PM

Tips for Job Seekers:                                                                                                     

Tips for obtaining Government jobs

Tips for obtaining a position in Academic Administration

Tips for obtaining Non-academic jobs

Tips for obtaining a position in Agencies & Nonprofits, Community Colleges, and Arts and Academic Administration 2013