Don’t be afraid to show some humanities in your job search
Arts graduates have a lot to offer in the workplace even if others pick courses based on hiring prospects
The English academic Stefan Collini observed that whenever the label ‘the humanities’ is used, it almost always turns out to be in crisis and there is certainly a sense of embattlement among academics working in the field. There are a number of reasons for this, among them the trend that began in the last century of undergraduate enrolments moving away from more academic subjects and towards ‘occupational-professional’ programmes.
Professor Patrick Clancy...
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