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

iSchool Alumna Named National Digital Stewardship Resident

Congratulations to 2015 iSchool Alumna Alice Prael! Alice has been named one of only ten National Digital Stewardship Residents by the Library of Congress. This nine-month residency is funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and seeks, “to build a dedicated community of Continue reading iSchool Alumna Named National Digital Stewardship Resident

One Year Later: Job Placement Report 2014

Each spring* the MLS program conducts a placement survey of recent graduates in which we ask graduates to tell us about their post-graduate experiences; specifically for their current place of employment, type of industry, geographic location, as well as the skills Continue reading One Year Later: Job Placement Report 2014

MLS Alum Denise Davis Awarded 2015 Institute of Museum and Library Services National Medal

MLS graduate Denise Davis has been awarded the 2015 Institute of Museum and Library Services National Medal. The IMLS, a grant-making federal agency, offers the National Medal as its highest honor in recognition of extraordinary service to the community. Denise Continue reading MLS Alum Denise Davis Awarded 2015 Institute of Museum and Library Services National Medal

Applying for a Fulbright – Info Session Recording

2015 marks the second year in a row that an iSchool student or recent alum has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship for international research. With such history of success, the National Scholarships Office is strongly encouraging interested students and recent Continue reading Applying for a Fulbright – Info Session Recording

HiLS Student Tyler Stump Awarded 2015 Lemelson Center Archival Internship

Third-year HiLS student Tyler Stump has been awarded a 2015 Lemelson Center Archival Internship at the Smithsonian Archives Center. The internship, funded by the Archives Center and the National Museum of American History, is designed to allow new professionals to Continue reading HiLS Student Tyler Stump Awarded 2015 Lemelson Center Archival Internship

Reminder – MLS Alumni Career Panel

Please join ALA@UMD and the MLS Program to hear from iSchool alumni about their career paths and advice for recent graduates. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn tips for job searching, acclimating to your institutional culture, and the changing roles of Continue reading Reminder – MLS Alumni Career Panel

Applying for a Fulbright – Info Session – May 18

2015 marks the second year in a row that an iSchool student or recent alum has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship for international research. Join Prof. Jim Gilbert, UMD’s Fulbright Program Advisor, and Leslie Brice, PhD, Coordinator in the National Scholarships Continue reading Applying for a Fulbright – Info Session – May 18