Zeb Larson earned his doctorate in diplomatic history from The Ohio State University in 2019 and is a freelance writer. He also records interviews for the New Books Network’s American history podcast. In this episode, Rob and Zeb discuss what it means to be a freelance writer and advice for history students entering the job market.
Links: “We Need to Systematize Alt-Ac Career Guidance,” Inside Higher Ed (November 21, 2018) https://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2018/11/21/advisers-and-institutions-should-systematize-guidance-students-about-alt-ac. “The Need for Outside Jobs in Grad School,” Inside Higher Ed (July 3, 2019), https://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2019/07/03/more-grad-students-should-be-allowed-take-jobs-outside-academe-opinion. Zeb’s interviews for the New Books Network: https://newbooksnetwork.com/?s=zeb+larson.