Quick quote

All of the grad students in my department recently got together so that the older students could give advice to the newbies.  After someone asked a question about how to prepare to get a job, K.H. said:

“Speaking of jobs and finding employment- ”

At which time all of the older Ph.D. students audibly smothered ironic laughter. 

In theory one can get a job with a degree in the humanities… it’s just hard.