Each year, on the day after Christmas, scholars and teachers of Modern Languages convene for their annual North American conference.

At that conference, countless job interviews take place – an early step for some toward achieving a coveted academic position.

9interviews.com documents the progress of nine such scholars, each one committed to attaining a place among the professoriate.

CREDITS     JOB LINKS     

comedian
4:28

singer
3:48

language_scholar
3:25

trauma_scholar
3:19

mr_peanut
4:38

irish_raver
5:26

canadian
2:13

fear_critic
4:09

you
1:50

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Nine short web.films parodying the MLA interviews. Hotel interviews at the MLA might stress you out -- so why not laugh about it? Come on, who could have dreamed up a more ridiculous way to get a job?! Useful links for MLA job seekers. See what NOT to do at the MLA this year. Don't worry, your MLA interview(s) will go great ... thousands of other candidates have gotten jobs this way, you can too.

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