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Career Options for PhDs

Humanities and Social Sciences

Career Alternatives for Art Historians Hosted by Notre Dame, this site contains a range of alternative career options and job search resources for those trained in Art History.

HASTAC (“haystack”) This site is a network of humanists, artists, social scientists and engineers committed to new forms of collaborations across disciplines fostered by creative uses of technology.

Mathematics and Sciences Offers extensive career information.

Thinking of a Career in Applied Mathematics? The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.

Career Services

Berkeley Career Engagement offers career development workshops for graduate students and PhDs. Career counseling is also available for individual assistance. Make an appointment with a PhD Counselor for help with identifying career options, job search strategies, mock interviews, and resume writing.

Online Career Inventories

American Chemical Society’s Career Planning Tool

ImaginePhD is a free online career exploration and planning tool for PhD students and postdoctoral scholars in the humanities and social sciences.

My Next Move Explore career options through this free resource from the US Department of Labor.

Career Navigator and Quizzes Take a battery of free career inventories, examining abilities, work values, and Preferences (data, people, things) courtesy of the Canadian government. Versatile PhD is a free, online resource for graduate students, postdoctoral scholars and PhD alumni in humanities, and social sciences who seek career paths beyond the professoriate.


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