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5. Preconvention Workshop for Job Seekers in English

Monday, 5 January, 11:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m., 2B, WSCC

Program arranged by the ADE Executive Committee

Presiding: Thomas Hurley, Diablo Valley Coll., CA

Speakers: Kevin J. H. Dettmar, Pomona Coll.; Donald E. Hall, Lehigh Univ.; Thomas Hurley; Maureen T. Reddy, Rhode Island Coll.

Session Description:

Representatives of two-year, baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral English departments will describe work and career paths in their institutions. Aspects of the job search, including letters of application and recommendation, curriculum vitae, interviews at the convention and on campus, waiting out a sluggish market, and negotiating an offer will be discussed.


Subject:

  • The Profession – English and American

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