PhD Unlimited

A career development series, launched in the spring 2014, this mentorship program helps graduate students explore their many options and provides them with resources for how to transition to post-graduate life.This Monthly series on graduate careers take a broad approach to professional development tailored to the needs of master’s and PhD students in the humanities, arts and humanistic social sciences. All events @ 12PM in Voorhies 228.


Upcoming Events


Grant Writing 101
Get a 360° view of the grant writing process with DHI Associate Director, Dr. Molly McCarthy. Learn about finding the right funders, making a powerful argument for your project, and tuning your application to the selection process.
Public Engaged Research Projects
Learn about how embarking on a community-engaged research project can enhance your scholarly training, extend your networks, and build your resume. We will take a look at a range of programs both on campus (Mellon Public Scholars) and off campus (Imagining America’s PAGE fellows program).


Bring your CVs to this hands-on workshop where we will discuss how to transform your CV into a professional resume tailored to that job you most want.
The Fundamentals of Networking
Whether you’re pursuing an academic job or exploring fields outside the academy, building a professional network is an essential ingredient for success. Dr. Marjannie Akintunde, an ICC career advisor for master, Ph.D, and postdoctoral scholars, will walk us through the whys, whens and hows of building strong, meaningful professional relationships.
“TED-worthy” Presentations
No matter whether you’re in the classroom or in front of a hiring committee, your presentation skills need to be top notch to engage your audience. We will consider a host of tricks and tools for presentations that are ready for prime time.
Online Career Tools
ImaginePhD, Versatile PhD, Beyond the Professoriate: There are many online career tools to choose from. We’ll look at a variety of online offerings and weigh the pros/cons of each, so you know where to turn when you’re ready to consider life after graduate school


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