Resources for Graduate Students
What I Wish I’d Known Then
From the President
John R. McNeill | Jan 11, 2019The fear of asking for help can hold you back.
Townhouse Notes: FAQs about Where Historians Work
From the Editor
Allison Miller | Sep 4, 2018We’ve got answers to your questions about our careers database.
Searching for Jobs outside the Academy?
Christina Copland | Jul 30, 2018There’s no one, direct route to getting a nonacademic job.
Teaching Career Diversity through Informational Interviews
Purnima Dhavan | Jul 16, 2018Informational interviews form the core of Purnima Dhavan's graduate professionalization seminar.
Every Historian Counts
Emily Swafford and Dylan Ruediger | Jul 9, 2018We broke down employment trends by gender, field specialization, department, and more. You can too.
Making Historians in the Archive
Christina Copland | May 14, 2018Archival research, which often requires visiting depositories around the globe, plays a major role in shaping our identity as historians....
Spring Cleaning Tip #1
Christina Copland | Apr 9, 2018Success in academia, writes Christina Copland, is often unrelated to the merits of one's scholarship. Yet, the meritocracy myth encourages graduate students to think otherwise.
Letter to a Prospective History Graduate Student
Christina Copland | Mar 5, 2018Christina Copland advises prospective history graduate students to think carefully about what they can do from day one to get...
Christina Copland | Feb 5, 2018Christina Copland introduces The Graduate, a new series on AHA Today providing space for a productive dialogue about graduate student life.