Career Corner

Seeking advice as you embark on a new career journey? AWP’s Career Corner presents topics to help you with your search. View the series below or on our YouTube channel.

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Screenwriting for Literary Writers
Presenter: A.J. Bermudez

Want to take your writing to the screen but not sure where to start? Award-winning writer, director, and educator A.J. Bermudez presents an introduction to screenwriting, offering tips on craft, best practices, and professional notes.

Previous Videos

  • The Curriculum Vitae
    Presenter: Cathy Day

    A curriculum vitae means “the course of my life” in Latin. Cathy Day, a Ball State University professor and the author of two books, will share how to craft a CV representing the arc of your professional career.

  • Making Your Living as a Technical Writer
    Presenter: Woody Lewis

    Why technical writing? Given the entry-level salaries for academic jobs these days, technical writing offers a measure of financial security and opportunities for advancement. MFA grad and tech writer Woody Lewis shares why today’s technology industry needs more talented creative writers.

  • Requesting Recommendation Letters
    Presenter: Cathy Day

    Letters of recommendation allow employers to understand who you are off the page. Who is telling your story? Cathy Day, a professor at Ball State University and the author of two books, presents advice about requesting LORs in creative writing.