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How to Build an Awesome Career with Your Humanities PhD

April 7, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Chris Cornthwaite

What the heck can you do with a Ph.D., anyways? In this session, “Humanities Beyond the Academy” working group (Cornell University, Syracuse University and University of Rochester) mini-resident Chris Cornthwaite will talk about some of the avenues you can choose, from governments to NGOs to non-profits to tech. Attendees will come away with some new ideas for rewarding non-academic roles and have a clear sense of how to move into them. To Register. 

Chris Cornthwaite completed a Ph.D. in religious studies, then went on to lead projects for a think tank and help build refugee programs with the federal government. Along the way, he launched Roostervane, a site dedicated to teaching lost grads to build amazing careers with their degrees. He founded a consulting company in 2020 and currently consults on SEO and content strategy with tech clients.



April 7, 2022
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Event Category:


NY United States


Careers - Non-Academic
Focus Area
Prepare For Your Career