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

Career Focus: Special Libraries Career Panel – Recording Available

The Special Libraries Association (SLA) student group, in conjunction with the MLS Program, hosted a Special Libraries career panels earlier this month. Panelists included Deirdre Clarkin, Deputy Chief at NIH Public Services Division; Matthew Treskon, Digital Services Librarian at USDA; Andrea Castroglovanni, Library Manager at Montgomery County Correctional Facility; Catherine McGuire, Head of Outreach Continue reading Career Focus: Special Libraries Career Panel – Recording Available

Career Focus: Handling Job Offers and Negotiating Salary – April 5

You got the job! But now what? Join us on Tuesday, April 5 from 5-6pm in Hornbake Library North, Room 0302J as Michelle Mikkelsen, Director of Administrative Services for American University Library and Tahirah Akbar-Williams, Education and Information Studies Librarian at Continue reading Career Focus: Handling Job Offers and Negotiating Salary – April 5

Career Focus: Federal Government Information Jobs Panel – March 24

Curious about working for the Federal government? Baffled by USAJobs? Not sure what you can do with your MLS in the government? This panel is for you! Please join us Thursday, March 24 from 5-6pm for an online panel on Government Information Jobs. Continue reading Career Focus: Federal Government Information Jobs Panel – March 24

Career Focus: What’s in a LinkedIn Profile? With Dennis Nangle – March 9th

Not sure what to do with your LinkedIn profile? Don’t have a profile yet? Please join us Wednesday, March 9th from 5-6pm as Dennis Nangle, Chief of the Public Libraries and State Networking Branch, Division of Library Development and Services Continue reading Career Focus: What’s in a LinkedIn Profile? With Dennis Nangle – March 9th

TODAY: Internship & Networking Fair, 4:30-6:00pm

Make sure you stop by the Internship and Networking Fair today, February 29th, from 4:30 – 6:00pm in the Main Lobby of Hornbake Library. We have an exciting turnout with a number of institutions who want to work with iSchool students, so Continue reading TODAY: Internship & Networking Fair, 4:30-6:00pm

Want to know more about the field study process? Watch the information session!

Each semester we host an information that goes over the basics of the field study process from the base prerequisites and requirements, to finding a site, and all the way through the evaluations at the end. In just 30 minutes Continue reading Want to know more about the field study process? Watch the information session!

Online Resume Review and Mock Interview Workshop – Feb. 6

On Saturday, February 6 from 10:00am-12:00pm the MLS Program will be hosting an entirely ONLINE Resume Review and Mock Interview Workshop. This event is a great opportunity to receive feedback on your resume, and practice your interviewing skills. It’s never too early to prepare Continue reading Online Resume Review and Mock Interview Workshop – Feb. 6