LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Feb. 7, 2013) — UofL graduate students and faculty will learn about the relationship of the job market to graduate education from higher education scholar and journalist Leonard Cassuto.
Cassuto will give the talk “The Academic Job Market: An Ecological Introduction” at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, in Chao Auditorium in the Ekstrom Library on the University of Louisville campus. He is expected to explain the role of the job market in today’s academic culture and what it takes for graduate students to search for jobs with informed confidence. A reception will follow in the lobby outside Chao Auditorium.
The author of several books and a columnist for the Chronicle of Higher Education, Cassuto also will observe two workshops while at UofL. The first is the “Peer Mentoring for Recruitment” workshop, Feb. 13 from noon to 1 p.m. in Room 300 of the Bingham Humanities Building. The second is the “You Have an Offer, Now What?” workshop, Feb. 14, 12:30 to 2 p.m., also in Room 300 of the Humanities building.
Cassuto’s talk and the post-talk reception are sponsored by the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies and the Graduate Student Council.
More information, including a form for workshop registration, is on the SIGS website.