- APA Handbook on Placement Practices
This handbook of placement practices is prepared as a guide to job candidates, departments attempting to place their students, and departments attempting to appoint new faculty members.
- Guide to Graduate Programs in Philosophy
The APA provides this guide to offer prospective philosophy graduate students and others basic information about the opportunities in North America for professional training in philosophy.
- So You Want to Teach Pre-College Philosophy
This information is intended both for trained philosophers (and student philosophers-in-training) and for teachers (and would-be teachers) without experience in philosophy who are interested in teaching pre-college philosophy.
- Beyond Academia: Professional Opportunities for Philosophers
This resource was originally published as Careers for Philosophers and has been updated and expanded over the years. The 2016 edition was prepared by the committee on non-academic careers under the guidance of Amelie Rorty.
- Philosophy: A Brief Guide for Undergraduates
Philosophy is quite unlike any other field. It is unique both in its methods and in the nature and breadth of its subject matter. Philosophy pursues questions in every dimension of human life, and its techniques apply to problems in any field of study or endeavor.
- The Role of Philosophy Programs in Higher Education
Prepared originally under the title "The Role of Philosophy Programs in Higher Education” by the American Philosophical Association’s committee on the status and future of the profession. Now an official statement of the APA.
- Guidelines for Non-Sexist Use of Language
We, as philosophers, should be particularly sensitive to the issue of nonsexist language—that is, language whose "use creates, constitutes, promotes, or exploits an unfair or irrelevant distinction between the sexes."
- Guidance for Philosophy Job Seekers
This guide offers some advice to those seeking jobs in philosophy. Like all advice it is to be taken with a grain of salt. Nonetheless, we hope that some of what we recommend will prove helpful to some of you, some of the time. Job seeking is one of the most difficult things that people can engage in. Anything that reduces that difficulty has value.