If you’re a current iSchool student, you’ve definitely heard about the MLIS core competencies. You may even be planning your future courses and to diligently make sure you take a course that meets each competency.
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Are you interested in a career outside of academic or public libraries? Are you curious about LIS jobs in the pharmaceutical industry or another STEM area? Do you want to know what job titles to search for beyond “librarian”?
Are you interested in a career outside of a traditional library environment? SJSU’s Student Chapter of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) has an outstanding webinar coming up!
I attended Library 2.0 earlier this week, and while the title of this post implies that I’ll be talking about cool new makerspace ideas, I’m not. It was incredibly interesting to view sessions through my Career-Blog-colored-glasses because it was like watching LIS skills in action.
Remember that alumni survey I referred to last week? You probably won’t be surprised that your colleagues had plenty more to say!
I know I’m not alone in pursuing my MLIS as a second career or career change. Before I started, I was a bit worried about being “old” compared to my classmates, and I’ve been pleasantly surprised to find myself kind of in the middle of the pack.
A recent Community Profile about iSchool student Lara Croft mentions something that dovetails really nicely with what we’ve been talking about here forever and what Jesse Walker-Lanz talked about in
On Tuesday, February 7, at 6pm Pacific, current students, alums, and faculty will speak on a panel about publishing opportunities for students through the iSchool and beyond.