Events

Stay tuned for exciting events throughout the year, designed to prepare you for the next step in your professional career.  The University of Chicago Divinity School, along with the resources of the University of Chicago, are at your disposal as you plan for your future.

The Dean of Students publishes a weekly newsletter, filled with information on employment opportunities, fellowships, professionalization events, as well as key events sponsored by units throughout the University.  You won't want to miss a single issue!

It's never too early to start planning your future!

The Career Services events and resources of the Divinity School and Graduate Student Affairs are designed to help you discern your interests and talents, and work with you to map a path toward your future career.  From careers in the academy to public policy, from secondary school teaching, non-profit management, law, business---take time to consider what you want to do and how you will get there.  The journey begins now---step by step.

Coming Events: 2014-15

For Craft of Teaching Events, click here.

 

AUTUMN QUARTER 2014

  • "Mock"  AAR interviews - Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 4:30 pm
    • Have a conference interview scheduled at the AAR/SBL? Practice your interviewing skills with a faculty panel, and learn as you watch fellow students in their own mock interviews.
  • Divinity School Career Night - Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 4:30 pm
    • Learn how to identify your strengths and see how your Divinity School education can translate to a number of career opportunities.  Ask questions of Divinity School alumni who are pursuing a wide range of professions.  Open to students in all degree programs.

WINTER QUARTER 2015

  • January 14, 2015 - Job Talk Day -  throughout the day
    • An opportunity to practice the lecture you will give during on-campus job interviews.  Receive valuable feedback from faculty and colleagues on both your argument and your presentation.

 

  • February 27, 2015 -   Syllabus Workshop, 12 noon—3 pm

    • Learn how to design college courses in religious studies, using your own course design for the workshop.

  • MDiv Skills Identification and Alumni panel - TBD
    • Learn how your MDiv education and skills can be leveraged toward a variety of professions, including emergent forms of ministry.  Hear from MDvi alumni who are pursuing careers in ministry, non-profit management, social justice and many other fields.

SPRING QUARTER 2015

  • PhD Skills Identification and Alumni Panel - TBD
    • Learn how to translate your PhD education into many non-academic professions.  Share with PhD alumni who are successfully pursuing careers beyond the academy.