Job Market Resources

Meeting Dates and Conferences for Job Market Students

Meeting Dates for 2021-22
– Early September: Initial Fall Meeting
– Mid October: Interview Meeting
– Early November: Mock Interviews
– Early December: Fly-outs Meeting

Job Market Conferences for 2021-22
NABE Tech Economics Conference & Job Fair – TBD, typically early November
APPAM Fall Research Conference; FAQ Page for Job Seekers – Nov. 11-13, 2021; Austin, TX
Asian & Astralasian Society of Labour Economics (AASLE) Conference – Dec. 9-11, 2021; Beijing, China, at Peking University; can participate virtually
European Job Market – December 15-18, 2021; Barcelona, Spain
China International Conference in Economics – TBD, typically  early/mid December
AEA Annual Meeting – Jan. 7-9, 2022; Boston, MA

General Resource Guides

Resources & Tips for UW Econ Students
Job Market Interviews
Job Market Fly-outs
Job Market Tips from Wisconsin Previous Students
Cover Letter Tips

The UW’s Writing Center does have resources tailored to graduate students on the job market. Every semester they offer some job market related workshops. Additional workshops that may be of interest to you can be found here:

The Graduate School also has resources available here:

Articles/sites of interest for students on the Job Market