Here, I share resources and datasets I am aware of that speak to the career prospects of individuals working outside the biological and chemical sciences, particularly those in the humanities and social sciences.
Modern Language Association Career Resources
In particular, see their Job Market Data
American Psychological Association - Careers in Psychology Resources
Career Outcomes Data & Insights for the Humanities & Social Sciences
American Academy of Arts & Sciences
Humanities Indicators - Workforce Data
American Historical Association
Where Historians Work Database
Closing Gaps in our Knowledge of PhD Career Pathways: How Well Did a Humanities PhD Prepare Them?
Publication from the Council of Graduate Schools' PhD Career Pathways Project
See the Association of American Universities' PhD Education Initiative Activities Page for a List of Several Ongoing PhD Program & Career Outcome Data Efforts from Institutions, Multi-Institutional Efforts, & Professional Societies.
Despite its name, the Coalition for Next Generation Life Sciences data often contain humanities and social science programs (for example: Cornell Graduate School, Emory Graduate School PhD & Master's data, University of Wisconsin Graduate School, University of Toronto 10,000 PhDs Project). Explore all the data.
The National Science Foundation's Survey of Earned Doctorates also has some data on general workforce trends for Ph.D. recipients by field of study.
ImaginePhD: A Career Exploration & Planning Tool for the Humanities and Social Sciences
A product of the Graduate Career Consortium
Create a FREE ImaginePhD account to explore their resources or job families and complete self assessments to discover potential job families that fit your skills, interests, & values.
Read more about ImaginePhD in Career Exploration 101 on my blog.
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