If your resume is looking a bit sparse but you don’t have the time to dedicate to a formal internship, consider volunteering. Volunteering is a great way to give back to the community while adding some important lines to your resume.
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With conference season approaching, I thought it would be interesting to speak with some of the organizers. Many professional associations hold conferences annually, and I wanted to hear their arguments for why students should find the time, money, and energy to attend.
Has Presidents Day gotten you thinking about presidential libraries? Maybe you saw the news flying around Twitter last week that Barack and Michelle Obama wanted to hire an intern?
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.
By now, I think we’ve all heard that an MLIS degree gives you nearly unlimited career options like: content consultant,
This week, I asked Tamarack Hockin to talk a bit about the SRJ – Student Research Journal – for a couple of reasons. The first is that, as Editor-in-Chief, she’s currently recruiting editors to begin in January.
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.
Do you feel stuck in the catch 22 of needing experience to get hired but feel like you can’t get experience because no one will hire you? Not to worry. There is a solution. Experience can come in many different forms.
Q: I have been volunteering at the reference desk of my public library for 1 1/2years. But my plate is filling up with work, internships, etc. Is it worth it to keep volunteering there to “stay in the system” from a hiring stand point?