Workshops & Presentations

Maren and Jen are happy to come to campus to speak with your graduate students, post-docs, and faculty about how to finding meaningful careers beyond the professoriate.  Often, universities will bring one of us to campus, but we’re always happy to co-present.

To learn more about our speaking, please contact us directly.


Jen circleJen loves speaking to groups of students, postdocs, faculty members, and professional colleagues. If you’d like to book her for your event, get in touch. Topics include:

  • Rethinking success after graduate school
  • Beginning a non-faculty job search
  • Working beyond the professoriate
  • Freelancing, self-employment, and entrepreneurship.

Learn more about Jen’s workshops and contact her directly.  Jen’s happy to talk with you to create an event specific to the needs of your institution.


Maren circleFor the past several years, Maren has conducted extensive research on the academic job market, non-faculty careers for humanities and social science students, and is now embarking on a new project on the history of the job market crisis. A Certified Career Coach, Maren has designed unique workshops and presentations for graduate students and recent PhDs entering the non-faculty job market.

Maren loves coming to campus to work with students, conduct workshops, and speak to faculty about non-faculty careers.  Maren offers an On-Campus Workshop Package which includes a Keynote Presentation, A Transferable Skills & Job Strategy Workshop, and a Q &A with faculty.  Additional workshops include writing resumes and cover letters, Linkedin and social media, and exploring career options.  Contact Maren for more information.  She’s happy to create a package to meet the needs of your institution.