Preparing for an Academic Career in Arts and Letters


This workshop provides an informal open-forum setting for those considering an academic career in the humanities or liberal arts. A faculty panel consisting of members of various disciplines will be on hand to share personal experiences in academia, as well as provide general advice. Participants in this workshop are encouraged to come with questions related to academic careers and issues they would like to discuss, no matter how specific or general.

Learning Goals:


What to Bring:

Questions regarding academic careers. This session is driven by your questions!


Handout prepared by the Kaneb Center (ND only)

In the Library:

The Academic Job Search Handbook.  Heiberger, Mary Morris
LB 2331.72 .H45 2001/a

Getting an Academic Job.  Kronenfeld, Jennie J.
LB 2332.72 .K76 1997

Online Resources:

University of Notre Dame Career Center

Workplace Writers (Purdue)

The Academic Career and Job Search  (UC Berkeley)


Can apply toward these graduate student/postdoc certificates:

  • None
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