Jim Newland, Program Manager for Strategic Planning & Recreation Services, California State Parks, will be speaking on Tuesday, February 12, 1:30-4pm, HSSB 3208, as part of our series on alternate careers for historians. In addition to talking about his own work as a historian within the California State Parks, he will be discussing upcoming opportunities within the park system. Within the next two years, California State Parks will be hiring eight to ten historians for full-time positions across the state. Jim will discuss the process of application and the kinds of work done by historians within the state park system. You can find more information about this here.
This Career Diversity event is part of an ongoing series to encourage graduate students and their mentors to think more broadly and creatively about the career opportunities available to people seeking PhDs in history and related fields.
If you are are a graduate student, or a mentor of a graduate students, please join us for this important and exciting talk. Delicious refreshments will be served!