Love Your Future

Humanities Career Readiness Workshop  
 

There are more than 7 million humanities graduates in the U.S. workforce, in every occupation. Humanities majors combine passion with in-demand skills. How do you translate the humanities education you love into a real-life career?

Every February, the University of Arizona College of Humanities offers a CAREER READINESS WORKSHOP where you can hear from experts and alumni and take away valuable career advice and resources just for you. All current Humanities students and recent graduates are encouraged to attend!

Explore resources and presentations from the 2022 and 2021 events below. And save the date for our next workshop on Friday, February 10, 2023. 

 

2022 WORKSHOP Resources
 

download 2022 Resources packet 

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Strategies for Interview Success

Stephanie Springer, Internship Director and Senior Lecturer 
Department of Public and Applied Humanities

Stephanie is the Internship Director and a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Public and Applied Humanities. Since 2014, she has supported over 1600 University of Arizona students as they searched for, secured, and completed internships, locally and globally. During Stephanie’s graduate school and college career, she completed two internships – one with a research institute based in Tucson and the other with a national non-profit based in Washington, DC.

 

Maximizing Professional Development Resources

Jenna Finfrock, Alumni and Donor Relations Manager
College of Humanities 
 
Jenna has extensive experience working in both the non-profit and public sectors, specializing in communications, alumni and donor relations, advocacy, marketing and community outreach. Since joining the University of Arizona in 2010, she has focused primarily on alumni and donor relations to include event planning, cultivation and stewardship responsibilities, social media marketing and community outreach.

Lacey John, Director, Alumni Career and Professional Development
Arizona Alumni Engagement
 
As a two-time graduate from the University of Arizona, Lacey upholds her love for education and the Wildcat community by working within Arizona Alumni Engagement as the director of Alumni Career and Professional Development. In her role, she oversees the Alumni Career Lab, Bear Down Network, and the Wildcat Mentor Society. These programs are aimed at helping alumni navigate and manage their careers and building engagement opportunities for the Wildcats. Additional fun fact is that Lacey excelled on the women’s swimming and diving team. Her career highlights include being named the 2009 NCAA Women’s Athlete of the Year, two individual NCAA championship titles, and winning a silver medal at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, China.

 

2021 WORKSHOP Resources
 
download 2021  resources packet

 
Three Strategies for Internship and Job Searching

Presented by
Stephanie Springer, Internship Director and Senior Lecturer 
Department of Public and Applied Humanities

Tips for Cover Letters and Resumes

Presented by
Andrea Holm, Director
Writing Skills Improvement Program