NextGen Initiatives Programs

Disability:IN has opened the application period for its two NextGen Initiatives programs, the Mentorship Exchange and Talent Accelerator, which are available to UMD students and recent graduates with disabilities. Please see below for more details about the programs, how to apply, and whom to contact if you have questions. The NextGen Initiatives are 2 programs for college students and recent graduates […]

ALA, Council, and Joint Committees for 2019-2021

Wanda Kay Brown, American Library Association (ALA) president-elect, encourages members to serve on an ALA, Council or joint committee for the 2019-2021 term (terms start on July 1, 2019). Serving on a committee provides members with leadership training, networking opportunities, and experience in working on specific association topics. The online committee volunteer form opens on Tuesday, Aug. […]

Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management and Leadership

The School of Public Policy and the Do Good Institute have launched a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management and Leadership. The Certificate is designed for students who want to hone their skills in leadership and management; strategy; fundraising; and financial management. Students delve into the challenges facing today’s leaders and develop the tools and experiences needed to create positive change […]

Call for Nominations: SAA Mark A. Greene Emerging Leader Award- due Feb. 28, 2018

Do you know a colleague who is in the early stages of an archives career and who exhibits great leadership skills? Please consider nominating her/him for the Society of American Archivists’ Mark A. Greene Emerging Leader Award.  The deadline is February 28, 2018. Awarded for the first time in 2012 and renamed in 2017, the […]

Innovative Librarians Award- due Jan. 31, 2018

Innovative Librarians Award ​The  ​​San​ ​Jose​ ​State University​ ​School​ ​of​ ​Information has joined the Gwinnett​ ​County​ ​(Georgia) Public​ ​Library​​ ​to  ​co-sponsor​ ​​the​ ​​Innovative​ ​Librarians​ ​Award that recognizes​ ​library science​ ​graduate​ ​students​ ​who​ ​put​ ​forward​ ​new​ ​ideas​ ​to improve​ ​libraries​ ​and​ ​library​ ​services. “We​ ​are​ ​delighted​ ​to​ ​partner​ ​with​ ​Gwinnett​ ​County​ ​Public​ ​Library​ ​on​ ​this​ ​wonderful​ ​opportunity​ […]

Informational Webinars: ACRL’s Diversity Alliance Residency

Join us for a webinar about ACRL’s Diversity Alliance Residency for new librarians at the University of Virginia Library. Register using the links below. November 1, 2017 2:00-3:00 pm EST November 7, 2017 1:00-2:00 pm EST November 7, 2017 4:00-5:00 pm EST The University of Virginia Library invites applications from early career librarians for our three-year Resident Librarians […]

AccessComputing Student Opportunities

Are you a computing student with a disability?  Looking for an internship?  Want to connect with peers and mentors with disabilities?  AccessComputing can help you do that. AccessComputing, a National Science Foundation funded project, provides mentoring and funding for career development activities for students with disabilities computing-related fields. This includes: MENTORING: Through our online community, students and mentors discuss a variety of […]

Obama Foundation Fellowship- due October 6, 2017

The Obama Foundation Fellows will be a diverse set of community-minded rising stars – organizers, inventors, artists, entrepreneurs, journalists, and more – who are altering the civic engagement landscape. By engaging their fellow citizens to work together in new and meaningful ways, Obama Foundation Fellows will model how any individual can become an active citizen […]

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