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The career professionals of the College of Humanities and Fine Arts are here to help you remotely during this time of dispersed education. Please note all of our handouts and most commonly used resources are available on the two previous pages, Career Skills Guides and Opportunities.

We are career professionals who can help you individually with your career concerns. You can make one-hour appointments in advance or stop by more casually during office hours or walk-in times.


Zoom Career/Internship Advising & Resume/Cover Letter Review Walk-In Sessions

Tuesdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Wednesdays 6 - 8 p.m.
Thursdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.


Internship Zoom Room Drop-In Hours

Mondays 1-3 p.m. 

Stop by for a quick question or internship application advice. 10-15 minutes, no appointment needed. The door is open! 

With Lisa Blacher, Assistant Director / Internship Advisor


Internship Advising One-Hour Appointments

Lisa Blacher, Assistant Director / Internship Advisor

Available by Zoom.


Career Exploration, Planning and Strategy One-Hour Appointments

Caroline Gould, Director of Career Development Services

Available by Zoom.


Careers Credit Courses - Fall 2021

Check SPIRE  for specific course requirements and details. 

From Here to Career for Humanities and Fine Arts Majors (HM&FNART 292M, Two sections)  - Open to declared HFA Majors & HFA Exploratory Track Students

This career development course is designed to help Humanities and Fine Arts students prepare for life by acquiring important professional skills and perspectives. The class will explore a variety of subjects, including how to customize resumes and cover letters, job and internship search strategies, interviewing skills, the importance of internships and networking, and what qualifications HFA majors bring to the job market.”

The Major & Beyond: Career Exploration for English Majors (ENGLISH 491AC)  - Open to Sophomore & Junior English Majors

This career development course helps English Majors pave the way to a valuable post-graduate experience--be it a program, internship, or job. Students will practice important job search skills, learn to articulate the worth of your major, and leave the class with a better sense of their vocational direction. In addition to receiving individualized guidance in creating a cover letter and résumé of immediate use, other assignments are likely to include attendance at career events, interviews with professionals from fields of interest, a professional presentation, a short paper researching professions, and participation in a mock interview. 

History Career Development (HISTORY 398A)  - Open to History Majors

This career development course is designed to help students prepare for life after the BA by acquiring important professional skills and perspectives. The class will explore a variety of subjects, including what qualifications History Majors bring to the job market, the importance of internships and networking, customizing resumes and cover letters, job and internship search strategies, and interviewing skills.

Careers in Art History (ART-HIST 398)- Open to Art History Majors (and other majors with instructor approval)

This career development course is designated to help majors begin to plan art history careers through coursework, internships, and other work experiences. Students will explore potential career paths with guest speakers from museums, libraries, archives, galleries, auction houses, and more. 

Career & Grad School Preparation (ARCH 491G)  - Open to B.S. Architecture Majors

This career development course will focus on preparing Architecture students who are nearing graduation for what comes after the BS in ARCH degree. Students will learn about various career and graduate school pathways. We will also cover topics such as the job search process, networking, interview skills, and licensing requirements, among others. Ample time will be spent workshopping resume and portfolio design, as well as planning job or grad school application strategies.



Our Team

Caroline Gould
Director of Career Development Services

Lisa Blacher
Assistant Director / Internship Advisor

Dylan Larke
Director of Student Success and Engagement

Thomas Pickering
Graduate Career Advisor