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Interdisciplinary Resources

Professional Organizations

Multiple professional organizations in the humanities and social sciences have pages dedicated to career diversity. They range in what they can offer for non-members and those outside of the discipline. What is listed here is a small sample—check out your own professional organizations to see if they offer any career diversity services!

American Anthropological Association

Leading U.S. organization for anthropologists; their website includes a career center for links to interviews with anthropologists working in a wide range of fields.

American Historical Association

Leading U.S. organization for historians; has  a specific section on Career Diversity for Historians including resources for both graduate students and faculty.

Modern Language Association

Leading U.S. organization for literary scholars; their website has a specific section on Career Resources, including an issue of Profession, their career journal, on the public humanities.

American Political Science Association

Major political science association in the U.S.; has a career center for political scientists, including specifics on applied careers for the field.

American Studies Association

The organization of American Studies, the ASA has career resources and advice for applicants and academic departments.