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 Schools for 2017 and ranked University of Maryland as #1. Their assessment takes into account […]

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 they saw as most valuable for their current and future positions. In March/April 2016, the […]

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 the Problem: Landing a Job in Information Science; a presentation by iSchool alum Jonathan Barney. During […]

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, University Archivist at UMD; and Margaret Huang, Archivist/Librarian at Hillwood Museum. Session moderator Joe Carrano, […]

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 entrepreneurs will examine obstacles to adoption and highlight efforts across the country to close the […]

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