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Suggested Sequence

Masters PhD

Year 1
Fall

A1. Begin with the End in Mind: Envisioning Your Academic Career throughout Your Graduate Career

A2. Finding Fit: Knowing Yourself and Your Academic Job Options

A3. Alternative Paths: Non-Faculty Areas of Employment and Service

Years 1-2
Fall

Year 1
Spring

B1. Seek and Find: An Overview of Applying for Academic Employment

B2. Compose Yourself: Preparing Your Curriculum Vitae and Cover Letters

B3. In a Class of Your Own: Writing Your Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Years 2-3
Spring

Year 2
Fall or Spring

C1. On the Trail and At the Table: The Substance and Style of Interviewing

C2. Practice Makes Perfect: Mock Interviews

Years 4-5
Fall or Spring

Year 2
Fall

D1. Sealing the Deal: Negotiating the Job Offer

Years 4-5
Fall

Year 2
Spring

D2. Primed for Success: Becoming a "Quick Starter" in Your First Academic Job

Years 4-5
Spring