Selected engagements, undergraduate and graduate

Consulting workshops and speaking engagements for academics in transition; advisorial sessions for faculty and supporting staff (Career Services; wellness) (free resources here)

American Historical Association annual meeting, “The Non-academic job search for graduate students and postdocs,” January 5, 2018

University of Buffalo (SUNY Buffalo), “The Non-academic job search for graduate students and postdocs,” October 4, 2017

Canadian Glycomics Institute, “Non-academic job-search mechanics,” May 9, 2017

Cornell University, Department of English, “Non-academic job-search mechanics,” April 24, 2017

University of North Carolina,  “Non-academic job-search mechanics,” March 14, 2017

University of Alberta, “Non-academic job-search mechanics” and “writing samples for the non-academic job market,” January 30-31, 2017

Cornell University, “Non-academic job-search mechanics,” January 24, 2017

The Modern Language Association, “Careers for Humanists: a Job search workshop,” January 5, 2017

University of Calgary, “Non-academic job-search mechanics,” November 30, 2016.

University of Lethbridge, “Non-academic job-search mechanics,” November 29, 2016.

Wichita State University, “Non-academic job-search mechanics,” November 11, 2016

University of Wisconsin, Madison,  “Non-academic job-search mechanics,” August 29, 2016

Fordham University, “Non-academic job-search mechanics,” April 28, 2016

Midwest Association of Graduate Schools, plenary speaker: “Strengthening the chain: how graduate departments and career centers can work better together,” April 7, 2016, Chicago, IL

Cornell University, “Non-academic job-search mechanics,” February 15, 2016

Boston University, “Non-academic job-search mechanics,” October 30, 2015

York University (Toronto, ON), “Non-academic job-search mechanics,” October 22, 2015

Queen’s University (Kingston, ON), “Non-academic job-search mechanics,” October 21, 2015, session for faculty on supporting the non-academic job-search, October 21, 2015, session for support staff from Career Services and wellness on supporting graduate students’ career searches, October 21, 2015

University of Michigan, “Non-academic job-search mechanics,” October 8, 2015

Simon Fraser University, “Non-academic job-search mechanics, Sept. 24, 2015 for graduate students; session for faculty on supporting the non-academic job-search, Sept. 24, 2015.  Here’s a blog post with video of the event.

University of British Columbia, “Non-academic job-search mechanics, Sept. 23, 2015 for graduate students; session for faculty on supporting the non-academic job-search, Sept. 23, 2015

University of Tulsa, “Non-academic job-search mechanics, Sept.18, 2015 for graduate students; session for faculty on supporting the non-academic job-search, Sept. 17, 2015

Plenary speaker: “Future Humanities: Transforming Graduate Studies for the Future of Canada,” McGill University, May 21-22, 2015

“Faculty women and the academic workplace,” New York University Polytechnic. Women’s faculty group, April 30, 2015

Keynote speaker, “Workshop on the future of the Ph.D.,” University of Alberta, Canada, March 20-21, 2015  Here’ the video (vimeo) of the talk.

University of Alberta, “Non-academic job-search mechanics,” March 19, 2015

Emory university, March 5-6, 2015, sessions for ABD students, and for 2nd and 3rd year students finishing coursework; advisorial session for faculty on giving non-academic job references.

Cornell University, February 13, 2015, session for ABD students, advisorial session for faculty on giving non-academic job references

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, November 14, 2014

University of Alberta, October 28-30, 2014: PhD sessions for ABD students, and for 2nd and 3rd year students finishing coursework; advisorial session for faculty on giving non-academic job references. Here’s the campus paper’s overview.

Cornell University, “Entering the non-academic job market” April 30, 2014

Undergraduates (free resources for undergraduates and recent graduates here)

“What are you going to do with a humanities or Arts major?”  Wichita State University, November 11, 2015

“Putting the liberal arts to work — no bad barista jokes allowed.” Higher education Quality Council of Ontario, March 24, 2016

“What are you going to do with a humanities major?” A guide for the perplexed.  Boston University, October 29, 2015

“What are you going to do with a humanities major?” A guide for the perplexed.  University of Michigan, October 9, 2015

“What are you going to do with a humanities major?” A guide for the perplexed.  University of Tulsa, September 17, 2015

“What are you going to do with an English major?”  A guide for the perplexed.” Cornell University, February 12, 2015