American studies scholars have useful skills for professions within and beyond traditional academic settings: they are professors and curators, activists and artists, journalists and digital humanists, K-12 teachers and public intellectuals.

Here you can find information related to professionalization. For new graduates of PhD programs, we invite you complete our survey that helps expand both the ASA's dissertation bibliography and directory and annual reports on the American studies PhD. We also encourage you to draw from our list of career-related resources, from job and fellowship listings to alternative academic career resources.

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