Humanists with Ph.D.s pursue a very wide spectrum of impactful careers across all sectors – the academy, government, industry, and non-profit. This term, recent recipients of Humanities Engage external immersive fellowships and on-campus micro-internships share their experiences collaborating with a wide variety of organizations.
Humanists of Impact: Arts & Culture
Monday, September 13, 2021 - 12:00-12:50pm
Working with organizations such as a visual arts collective, a ballet company, and a public art studio, Humanities Ph.D. students will discuss how they leveraged the deep knowledge, intellectual creativity, and research and communication skills they gained in their doctoral training in the Arts & Culture sector.
Humanists of Impact: Advocacy
Monday, September 20, 2021 - 12:00-12:50pm
Advocacy includes work that engages and supports decision makers on behalf of individuals, groups, and/or communities. Humanities Ph.D. students will discuss how they used their advanced research and communication skills in collaboration with an office in city government, a trade union, and a non-profit dedicated to the Latinx community of Pittsburgh.
Humanists of Impact: K-12 Education
Monday, October 4, 2021 - 12:00-12:50pm
Working with a civic engagement program for young girls and femmes, a non-profit supporting refugee youth, and a micro-school, Humanities Ph.D.s students will speak about their work in the broad K-12 Education sector.
Humanists of Impact: Higher Education Administration
Monday, October 18, 2021 - 12:00-12:50pm
Humanities Ph.D.s pursue a wide range careers in Higher Education that support the research, educational, and service mission of colleges and universities. Humanities Ph.D. students will share how their experiences working with the Center for Teaching and Learning; the Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion; and the Office of the Senior Vice Chancellor for Research supported their professional development.