C A R E E R S a n d t h e E N G L I S H M A J O R
PURSUING GRADUATE SCHOOL IN ENGLISH
How to research graduate programs
How to apply for graduate school in English
Writing the application essay
Professional organizations in English
The Association for Departments of English
(which provides facts and figures, reports, commentary on trends, etc. for college and university faculty and staff.
The Modern Language Association
. The foremost professional organization in English studies, the MLA also publishes, four times a year, the most important job guide for people seeking academic English positions. (You can usually find the latest edition of this guide in the SIUE English Department office.) The largest and most important issue of the MLA Job List
is the October edition, which comes out in late August or early September; if you are a PhD-seeking graduate student in English, the importance of this document cannot be overstated.
Published by: Department of English Language and Literature
Last Update: 3 May 2008 by English Web Manager