Your Job Search
Whether you're looking for a summer internship or your first job after graduation, the MHWPC is here to help! We've collected some resources to assist you in your employment search.
Essential Skills & Perspectives
As you create your application materials and prepare for interviews, be sure to review our list of essential skills and perspectives that employers are looking for. If you're an FSU humanities major or minor, you've got them!
Career Services & Employer Relations
Explore majors, get help with your resume, practice your interviewing skills, and connect with alumni in your field—Career Services & Employer Relations can help you with all this and more! You can sign up for one-on-one consultations via Starfish, and you can search for positions and find employer showcases, career fairs, and other events on HANDSHAKE.
Job Search Strategies for Humanities Majors
Check out the many articles in our news database that will help you think about the value of humanities, connections between the humanities and other fields, and job market trends. The following articles offer some helpful perspective about how studying the humanities can help your job search:
- The skills you learn in the humanities are exactly the skills you use in a successful job search: “Studying Humanities Teaches You How to Get a Job,” Ilana Gershon and Noah Berlatsky, Pacific Standard (10/12/2017)
- Hiring managers in a variety of industries share what they look for when interviewing potential employees: “Real Managers Share the Qualities That Make Them Say ‘Yes!’ to Hiring English Majors,” Hilary Gridley, The Muse