An Open Letter to Universities: Professionalism and Post-Grad Woes

Dear Universities, I want to tell you a little story about a class I took this semester called Liberal Arts at Work: A Professionalism Workshop. I, like other college juniors, recently came to the realization that my final college days are starting to creep up on me, and trailing at their heels is the crippling… Read More An Open Letter to Universities: Professionalism and Post-Grad Woes

Don’t Panic: An Anxious Undergrad’s Guide to Career Fairs

Career fairs can seem daunting, particularly if you buy into the success stories like I did. It is easy when you are worried about your job prospects (and feel the ever present shadow of graduation lurking) to put too much weight on these kind of events. It can feel like your entire future is riding… Read More Don’t Panic: An Anxious Undergrad’s Guide to Career Fairs

The Ivory Tower is Falling Down, Falling Down, Falling Down

Jennifer Polk isn’t complaining about the academic job market. She’s growing her own. In her article on Chronicle Vitae, Polk responds to the question that graduate students have been asking themselves for quite some time: how will I use my humanities degree? Her own answer has been to start a business, and with her new career,… Read More The Ivory Tower is Falling Down, Falling Down, Falling Down