PhD Professional Development

Professional Development Resources

Welcome to the LSU English Graduate Program Professional Development page. Here you will find links to funding ad fellowship resources, to job market advice, and much more. We will continue adding resources and links as they become available. 

Ph.D. Mentoring Document

View a suggested professional development timeline.

View current Calls for Papers (UPenn)

View a list of Grant and Fellowship opportunities (national and international)

View information about how to apply for travel funding.


Job lists

Modern Language Association Job Information List

Chronicle Careers

H-Net Job List

American Studies Association Employment and Fellowships  

National Women's Studies Association Job List


Advice and Handbooks

ADE Career Resources Page

Modern Language Association Advice: from Application to Job Search

Stanford Guide for Academic Job Search  

A Positive take on preparing to go on the Market--inside higher ed

Crafting the Teaching Statement   

Interview Handbook by Michael Gamer and Anne Krook 

Career Paths for Ph.Ds