In recent years our graduates have pursued careers in a broad range of fields, including medicine, teaching, politics, library science, and law.
Meet with advisors
- Explore possibilities with your faculty advisor. Your professors can also help you with advice on career questions in their field of expertise.
- Define your goals and develop search strategies. Career Advisors at the Career Development Center (CDC) are here to help you develop strategies to find jobs and internships, improve your resume and cover letters, and access resources.
- Learn how to conduct informational interviews with people working in the field and find alumnae through the Alumnae Association Career Directory. They can provide valuable guidance when considering career options, including internships, jobs and graduate school.
- GoinGlobal provides country-specific career information, expert advice, and insider tips for finding employment opportunities at home and abroad. Log in with your Handshake account.
- Careers for Classics Majors: The Loyola University page lists job titles, famous classics majors, and online resources.
- Archaeological Institute of America: AIA website includes fellowships, fieldwork opportunities, a job placement service, and a “Checklist of Advice for Job Candidates in Classics.”
- Careers for Classicists in Today's World: The American Philological Association provides information on careers for classicists.
- The American Classical League: Check out grants and scholarships, publications, and opportunities in academia.
- Buzzfile and Vault Career Insider are useful tools available through the CDC for in-depth career research into specific areas of interest.
- Occupational Outlook Handbook: Maintained by the U.S. Department of Labor, this online database gives a detailed description of various fields/occupations including interpreters & translators, social scientists, teachers, and international business consultants.
- Students and alumnae who studied this major or are working in the industry can provide valuable guidance when considering career options, including internships, jobs, and graduate school. Use the MHC Intern Network to connect with MHC students and recent alumnae who have held internships. Search by major, location, position, or employer.