4. Preconvention Workshop for Job Seekers in Foreign Languages
Monday, 5 January, 11:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m., 2A, WSCC
Program arranged by the ADFL Executive Committee
Presiding: Nelly Furman, MLA
Nelly Furman's Annotation:
Speakers: Takako Aikawa, Microsoft Corp.; Chris Brockett, Microsoft Corp.; Cathy L. Jrade, Vanderbilt Univ.; Mari Noda, Ohio State Univ., Columbus; Timothy Jon Scheie, Univ. of Rochester; Luiz Fernando Valente, Brown Univ.
Representatives of different types of institutions describe work and career paths in BA-, MA-, and PhD-granting programs. Speakers will address aspects of the job search: the application dossier, interviews at the convention and on campus, waiting out a sluggish market, and negotiating an offer.
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