ALA@UMD with LAC Federal present Contracting as a Career Path-March 9, 2017

Check out LAC Federal Employee and iSchool Alum Chris Lao-Scott’s blog post about the federal hiring freeze and how it affects information professionals. Come out to the event tonight to learn more from federal contractors and their experiences. Representatives from Continue reading ALA@UMD with LAC Federal present Contracting as a Career Path-March 9, 2017

Don’t forget to RSVP to the Resume & Mock Interview Workshop!

Please join us for a 1-hour “Resume and Interview Workshop”, featuring a talk from Career Center Director Kelley Bishop on how to successfully talk about your resume in an interview. This 30-minute talk will be followed by 30 minutes of Continue reading Don’t forget to RSVP to the Resume & Mock Interview Workshop!

Career Focus: “Librarians at large: advice for transitioning”

In Librarians at large: advice for transitioning, a recent post on Interlibnet.org, they discuss ways in which the typical librarian skill set can be applied to non-librarian positions. Job titles they recommend looking for include: Researcher Data manager Project manager Database designer Continue reading Career Focus: “Librarians at large: advice for transitioning”

Career Focus: Presidential Management Fellow (PMF) Information Session

Are you interested in a career in public service? Are you looking for opportunities to grow as a problem solver and future leader? You should apply for the Presidential Management Fellows program! Please join us on Tuesday, April 26 from 5:00-6:00 Continue reading Career Focus: Presidential Management Fellow (PMF) Information Session

Career Focus: Handling Jobs and Negotiating Salary – Recording Available

On Tuesday, April 6th, Michelle Mikkelsen, Director of Administrative Services for American University Library and Tahirah Akbar-Williams, Education and Information Studies Librarian at the University of Maryland shared incredible insight and advice on handling offers and negotiating salary. You can access a recording of the Continue reading Career Focus: Handling Jobs and Negotiating Salary – Recording Available

Career Focus: So you want to apply for a Fulbright – Session Recording

2015 was the second year in a row that an iSchool student or recent alum was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship for international research. With such history of success, the National Scholarships Office is strongly encouraging interested students and recent grads to Continue reading Career Focus: So you want to apply for a Fulbright – Session Recording