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Kit Belgum, Chair 2505 University Avenue, Burdine Hall 336, Mailcode C3300, Austin TX 78712-1802 • 512-471-4123

Professional Development

Academic

Dissertation How-To (PDF, 114K)

Reading List (PDF, 247K) :  Up until 2010, the Department used a reading list to structure examinations.  A useful guideline to core texts in various areas of Germanic Studies 

Employment

Build a CV and Job Letters (PDF, 61K)
An Academic Job Search (PDF, 10K)
Asking for Letters of Recommendation (PDF, 78K)

Conferences

On Talks and Abstracts (PDF, 126K)
On Chairing a Conference Session (PDF, 82K)
Helpful Hints for Presenters of Conference Papers (PDF, 91K)

Interviewing

MLA Interviews (PDF, 48K)
Interview Questions (PDF, 230K)

Teaching

Course Development for Graduate Students (PDF, 88K) (A How-To on Course Proposals)

Professional Organizations

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