Job Placement Resources
Purdue University English Department

Job Lists
MLA Job Information List
Chronicle Job List
H-Net Job Guide
WPA Job Board

The Job Application Process
General Advice
MLA Checklist for Job Seekers

Learning the Lingo of the faculty job market Part I, Part II, Part III
Profession article, "What Search Committees Want

Researching Jobs
Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education
Extensive list of English Department Webpages Worldwide
List of Writing Programs

What Small Colleges Really Want

Application Materials: Cover Letters, CVs, Dossiers, etc
MLA Guide to CVs, Cover Letters, Dossiers, Writing Samples, etc
The Basics of Cover Letter Writing
Sample CV for ABD in Humanities
Purdue English Department Dossier Requests
Purdue Transcript Requests (through mypurdue)

MLA Interviews
The Academic Job Interview Revisited
Preparing for the Conventions

Dos and Don'ts for MLA Convention Interviews

Campus Interviews
MLA Guide to Interviews, Campus Visits, Job Talks, and Teaching Demonstrations
Preparing for Campus Interviews
Negotiating Job Offers

Non-Academic Careers
Developing a Non-Academic Career
Non-Academic Careers for PhDs

Job Placement Resources
Last Modified: Spring 2010