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University of Massachusetts Amherst

History Department

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Contact us:

History Dept., Herter Hall Room 612
University of Massachusetts
161 Presidents Drive
Amherst, MA 01003-9312

Tel. 413.545.1330
Fax. 413.545.6137

Resources for graduate students

Graduate Study at UMass-Amherst

UMass / 5 College Graduate Student Handbook (PDF)

Graduate History Association (GHA)
The graduate student organization for History students

Graduate Student Senate

The legal governing body of graduate students at UMass Amherst. The GSS serves as the graduate students’ representative body, working and communicating with the University administration, the Board of Trustees, and other governance bodies to present the views, advocate for, and protect the interests of UMass graduate students.

UMass Amherst Center for Teaching
Information and resources for improving your teaching, including the TA Handbook

Hist-grad mailing list
Subscribe to the department's mailing list for current graduate students.

H-Grad Web Page
Useful student-only discussion list and extensive selection of resources for graduate school in humanities-based professions.

Career Resources

A guide to the academic job search, by Brian Ogilvie

Career Advice from the Chronicle of Higher Education (several regular columns, including Career Talk, CV Doctor, and Ms. Mentor)

Alex Soojung-Kim Pang on careers outside academe

H-Net Job Guide for the Humanities and Social Sciences

Chronicle of Higher Education job listings