Thinking About Your Options

Once you’re finished with your conference projects and presentations and are headed home for some R&R, maybe you will take some time to think about your future. Perhaps you already have plans for work after you graduate. Maybe you have been efficiently working both to apply for law school or a PhD program while keeping up with this fall’s work. Maybe you’re a first year MA student and are trying to find a summer internship or tossing about thesis topics. Or you could be heading to an archives for some primary source research…

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Visiting the archives.

While you’re thinking about it, I found this interesting post on AHA Today. As MA students, we may be a few years off from this stage of the game, but Caroline Séquin of the University of Chicago tells us how she put her graduate work to use at a feminist journal:

Historians in Training: Interning at an Academic Journal (11/7/2016, AHA Today)
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