University of Maryland ranked #1 in Best Value for Graduate Education

Value Colleges provides information and resources for students deciding on where to pursue their higher education. The site researches various institutions and their offerings and compiles convenient lists and rankings. Value Colleges recently released their Top 50 Best Value Graduate Continue reading University of Maryland ranked #1 in Best Value for Graduate Education

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

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

Bridging The Digital Divide, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at The Washington Post

Bridging The Digital Divide | Oct. 8, 2015 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at The Washington Post Nearly every American now has access to the Internet. Yet 15 percent of adults still aren’t online. Lawmakers, city leaders, technology experts and Continue reading Bridging The Digital Divide, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at The Washington Post

Field Study Spotlight: DC Prep-Benning Elementary

MLS student Jamilla Coleman completed her field study in Spring 2015 at Benning Elementary. Today, we learn what the internship is all about and why you should considering applying for the internship for Fall 2015 (the internship description is at the Continue reading Field Study Spotlight: DC Prep-Benning Elementary