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5. Preconvention Workshop for Job Seekers in Foreign Languages

Friday, 9 January, 11:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m., State, Fairmont Chicago

Program arranged by the ADFL Executive Committee

Presiding: Timothy Scheie, Univ. of Rochester

Speakers: Maggie Childs, Univ. of Kansas; Sonja Rae Fritzsche, Illinois Wesleyan Univ.; June Miyasaki, Los Angeles Valley Coll., CA; Timothy Scheie; Luiz Fernando Valente, Brown Univ.

Session Description:

Representatives of different institutional types will discuss work and career paths in AA-, BA-, MA-, and PhD-granting institutions. 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.


Subject:

  • The Profession – Foreign Languages

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