Advising, Coaching, and Mentoring

Make an appointment with the Senior Director of Graduate Advising and Engagement to discuss succeeding in doctoral study, setting professional development goals, preparing for interviews and job searches in all sectors, and much more.

Background Reading and Pitt Resources

Next-Gen Humanities Ph.D. efforts "enable students to think of career diversity not as something that complicates their trajectory, but as an initiative that cultivates agency."  – James Grossman and Emily Swafford, "The Purpose-Driven PhD", Perspectives on History  (April 15, 2019)

Learn about the national conversation around humanities PhD professional development and our local resources.

Graduate Faculty and PhD Programs

Explore resources on advising, curricular changes, innovative doctoral training, and more.

PhD Students

Explore resources for humanities PhD students, including advising information, career exploration tools, career resources, tips on how to develop immersive fellowships, and more.