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
Congratulations iSchool alumnae Elizabeth Starnes and Tracy Jeffcot on their selection as semi-finalists for the 2017 Maryland School Librarian of the Year Award! Check out the post written by iSchool student Liz Laribee for more details!
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!
MOCK INTERVIEW opportunity for students in the iSchool. Interviews are next Friday, September 9th from 2pm – 5pm . Please note – sign-up closes on Tuesday, September 6th at 5pm Get feedback on your interview performance by signing up for this Continue reading Mock Interview Opportunity
Welcome to the second year of our Career Focus initiative, our series on career exploration, career readiness and tactics for job searching. Whether you are just starting the program or graduating at the end of the semester, we know that finding Continue reading Fall Career Focus Events
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”
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
Interested in working in a public library? Join us Monday, April 18, 5:00-6:00pm in Hornbake Library North, Room 0302J to hear our diverse panel of public librarians discuss the exciting work they do and their journey to public librarianship. Panelists include: Sydney Continue reading Career Focus: Public Libraries Panel
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
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