Tagged Career Blog Posts
Today I’d like to introduce you to SJSU’s student chapter of the American Library Association (ALA). If you’re a student interested in libraries, your fellow classmates want to connect!
Today I’d like to introduce you to SJSU’s student chapter of the Society of American Archivists (SAA). If you’re a MARA student, MLIS student on the Archival Studies and Records Management career pathway, or curious about archives, your fellow classmates want to connect!
Today I’d like to introduce you to SJSU’s student chapter of The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T). If you’re a student with varied interests within the world of library and information science, your fellow classmates want to connect!
Happy back to school! Or, if you’re like me and took summer classes, I hope you had a nice couple of days off… ;)
A new student inquired about job prospects when he completes his MLIS because he lives in a relatively small town and so he is already thinking and planning ahead.
My advice: Cast your job search net far and wide. When you limit yourself, you limit your options.
If you read last week’s post and thought, hey what about archives/MARA, then this is for you! The same general thoughts apply:
When I first started the iSchool MLIS program, I was kind of overwhelmed by the sheer amount of new information coming at me – and not just in my classes. I’m a career transition student, so I didn’t start with years of (or any) library experience.
Today I am happy to present a guest post from Kim Dority with smart (and welcome!) ideas and guidance for how to best approach your first job in the library and information science (LIS) field. I love that just reading this knocked my anxiety level down a notch or two.