Academic job interviews – where to find advice on the web

Although this is, above all, a history blog, it is also a space to reflect upon academia more generally.
A decisive aspect of every academic’s career is applying and interviewing for jobs. Several digital resources from university websites to private blogs offer advice.

Here is a far from complete list of (helpful) links in different languages:


EDIT: Unfortunately, this article is no longer available on “Times Higher Education”. Please check out Kevin O’Gorman’s other “career advice” publications or contact him in person.



Please leave a comment below if you would like to review any services or can add further links (e.g. to resources in languages other than English). Thank you very much!

Monika Barget

Studies in history, art history and Catholic theology at Augsburg University (Magistra Artium). 2009-2013 employment in content management, copy-editing, customer service and broadcasting. 2013-2017 doctoral studies at the Centre of Excellence "Cultural Foundations of Integration", Konstanz University. 2017-2018 academic project management at the Centre for Digital Humanities, National University of Ireland Maynooth. Since January 2019: postdoctoral researcher at IEG Mainz (Digital Humanities Lab/Digital Historical Research).

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