One Year Later: Job Placement Report 2016

Each spring, the MLIS program conducts a survey to explore and quantify the post-graduate experiences of our recent alumni. Specifically, we ask recent grads about their current place of employment, type of industry, and geographic location, as well as the skills Continue reading One Year Later: Job Placement Report 2016

Alumni Spotlight: Natalie Baur

Congratulations iSchool alumna Natalie Baur on the Emerging Leader Award! Read the SAA statement below: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 2017 Natalie Baur Receives Emerging Leader Award from Society of American Archivists CHICAGO—Natalie Baur, digital preservation librarian at El Colegio Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Natalie Baur

The Digital Transition: How the Presidential Transition Works in the Social Media Age

Check out this WhiteHouse.gov article on the work that goes into transitioning the born-digital records of the Obama Administration. The unprecedented scale of the digital communications flowing President Obama’s White House – the first US presidential administration to fully embrace social media Continue reading The Digital Transition: How the Presidential Transition Works in the Social Media Age

One Year Later: Job Placement Report 2015

Each spring* the MLIS program conducts a survey to explore and quantify the post-graduate experiences of our recent alumni. Specifically, we ask recent grads about their current place of employment, type of industry, and geographic location, as well as the skills Continue reading One Year Later: Job Placement Report 2015

UMD Alumni Association Sponsored Happy Hour – Monday, Nov. 16

You’re invited to the  University of Md iSchool (CLIS) alumni association-sponsored happy hour on Monday, Nov. 16th at Flanagan’s Harp & Fiddle in downtown Bethesda, MD from 6 to 9 pm. Meet new librarians & information professionals or reconnect with Continue reading UMD Alumni Association Sponsored Happy Hour – Monday, Nov. 16

Career Focus: Planning Your Job Search – Recording Available

Last spring, Director of the Career Services Center Kelley Bishop presented Job Hunting 101: Effective Search Strategies, during which he described effective search and application strategies. On October 12, we reprised this presentation and paired it with Be the Solution to Continue reading Career Focus: Planning Your Job Search – Recording Available

Career Focus: Archives Career Panel – Recording Available

The Student Archivists at Maryland (SAM) student group, in conjunction with the MLS Program, hosted the first in our series of career panels earlier this month. During the session Erin Engle, Digital Archivist at the Library of Congress; Jason Speck, Continue reading Career Focus: Archives Career Panel – Recording Available