Job Market – Exploration & Planning

The Department of Spanish & Portuguese and GRASP present: The Job Market in 2022 / Final Fridays

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese & GRASP Present:

The Job Market in 2022

Virtual and in-person workshop series


Are you on the job market? Even if you are not, join the KU Department of Spanish & Portuguese for a series of workshops this semester!

Designed to assist graduate students in building their academic and professional careers, The Job Market in 2022 (.pdf) is a series of virtual workshops presented by the KU Department of Spanish & Portuguese and the Graduate Association for the Department of Spanish & Portuguese (GRASP). Attendees will learn from professors and graduate students about building a teaching portfolio, preparing for interviews, designing a cover letter and CV, and more!

Events are scheduled for October 7th, October 14th, October 28th, and November 18th, and are held simultaneously via Zoom and in-person at Wescoe 2600. All events take place from 12:00pm - 1:00pm. Please view the event flyer (.pdf) for specific event topics.


Exploring various career paths will assist you in finding careers that will be a good fit based on your interests, skills, values, and professional program. The following resources are designed for all graduate students: from those who know exactly what career field they plan to pursue to those who want to see what different opportunities are available!

Exploratory Resources

At KU:

Other Universities:


Career preparation will provide you with guides to help you navigate the basic steps you should be taking as you get ready to apply for positions after graduation. You might know what you generally want to be doing with your degree, and this section can assist you in creating foundational materials. 


Congrats, you’ve found a position or role that fits your passions, interests, and degree! These resources will give you tailored resources to help you specify your application materials to the position of interest and set you up for success!