Career Development Seminars for Grad Students

The Institute for Humane Studies hosts invitation-only Career Development Seminars designed to help graduate students think strategically about how to land a job in academia, gain tenure, and contribute to the academic and intellectual conversation.

The seminar focuses on:

  • public speaking
  • preparing for on-campus job interviews
  • developing a successful career strategy
  • gaining tenure

Gain an Advantage

Past participants have gone on to teach at top universities and liberal arts colleges, including:

  • University of Chicago
  • Harvard Business School
  • Oxford University
  • Brown University
  • University of Michigan
  • Rice University
  • University of California at San Diego
  • University of Maryland at College Park


Our Career Development Seminars are invitation-only. If you are interested in attending, please contact Scott King, at, for more information about this unique program.