Career Resources

Fellowships & Grants and Funding Opportunities

Looking for free money takes time. Karen Downing is the Education Liaison and Foundations & Grants Librarian at the Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library. It is time well spent to make an appointment with Karen to get advice on how to strategize your search. The best source for how to get started on this search is Karen's Research Guide on Grants and Fundraising, find it here.

Additional resources:

ACLS Fellowships

Graduate Students
AAUW Fellowships and Grants (Women only)
American Psychological Association Grants and Fellowships
Center for Hellenic Studies Fellowships
Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation Fellowships and Scholarships
Rackham Administered Fellowships, Grants and Scholarships

Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics  
UM Scholarship and Grants
UM Honors Scholarship information

Job Postings

Philosophy Job Market and Publishing Advice
from Aidan McGlynn (Ph.D., UT -Austin), Northern Institute of Philosophy

Job Postings

Jobs for Philosophers (must be a member of APA)

Chronicle of Higher Education: Chronicle Careers

Academic Employment Network

Jobs in Philosophy (worldwide listings)

Professional Philosophers in Industry : Linked in Private Professional Group. From the website: To request membership, click Join and your request will be reviewed by the group manager.

The purpose of this group is to provide professional philosophers who work (or seek to 
work) outside of traditional academic settings an opportunity to network, share information and opportunities, and generally pursue their professional development. Membership requires at least a master's degree in philosophy.

Salary and Where to Live Calculators

Calculators are a  good way to compare the cost of living, neighborhoods and quality of life.


Salary (

The Riley Guide: Salary Guides & Guidance  
     (Salary & Compensation Information)

Mortgage Qualification Calculator

Rent v. Buy

Mortgage Payment

Moving Calculator

Community Calculator (Identify similar demographic neighborhoods)