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The MLA guide to the job search : a handbook for departments and for PhDs and PhD candidates in English and foreign languages

Author: English Showalter; Modern Language Association of America.
Publisher: New York : Modern Language Association of America, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The MLA Guide to the Job Search features advice on preparing for and conducting an academic job search, from graduate work to the job offer; information on seeking employment in two-year colleges, four-year colleges, and universities; discussion of the nonacademic job market: how it differs from the market in academia and how PhDs can apply their training to it; advice for departments on handling each stage of the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: English Showalter; Modern Language Association of America.
ISBN: 0873526821 9780873526821
OCLC Number: 35521713
Notes: Revised edition of: A career guide for PhDs and PhD candidates in English and foreign languages / revised by English Showalter. 1985.
Description: ix, 156 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Guide to the job search
Career guide for PhDs and PhD candidates in English and foreign languages.
Responsibility: English Showalter [and others].

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"The MLA Guide to the Job Search features advice on preparing for and conducting an academic job search, from graduate work to the job offer; information on seeking employment in two-year colleges, four-year colleges, and universities; discussion of the nonacademic job market: how it differs from the market in academia and how PhDs can apply their training to it; advice for departments on handling each stage of the hiring process effectively; essays examining the past, present, and future of the academic and professional labor markets; MLA statements on recruitment, hiring, and employment practices; dos and don'ts for interviewers and interviewees; statistics on the employment of PhDs in languages and literatures; and sources of further information."--Jacket.

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