Seeing the Job Hunt from the Other Side
Job Searching / Uncategorized

Seeing the Job Hunt from the Other Side

This is part of the ongoing ACRLog/HLS collaboration. Check out ACRLog for Emily Minehart on “Professional Development as a Student” Read more about the project here!  Quetzalli Barrientos is a reference/instruction resident librarian at American University. This is her first year as an academic librarian and she is a graduate of the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana While … Continue reading

The Perils of Seeing a Job as Your Endgame
Education & Curriculum / Honesty / Job Searching

The Perils of Seeing a Job as Your Endgame

This is part of the ongoing ACRLog/HLS collaboration. Check out ACRLog for Elizabeth Lieutenant’s post on “Practitioner Engagement in LIS Education” Read more about the project here!    Callie Wiygul began her position as Social Work Librarian at the University of Southern California in March 2015. She graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with an … Continue reading

Hacking the networking game as a student
Emerging Careers / Internships & Volunteering / Professional Life

Hacking the networking game as a student

One of the most perplexing facets of working in the professional world -for me, anyway – is figuring out how to network, especially while you’re still in school. I come from a small town where everyone knows everyone else, which makes networking pretty much unnecessary. But when I moved to Washington DC and decided that libraries should be … Continue reading