Behind the Scenes: LIS Hiring at Academic Institutions
Behind the Scenes / Interviews / Job Searching

Behind the Scenes: LIS Hiring at Academic Institutions

After having participated in five on-campus, academic librarianship interviews, I have learned a good deal through observation and immersion in the market’s ebbs and flows. As a follow-up to “Things You Learn On Your First Interview,” I offer some insights that may not be wholly transparent to those applying for LIS positions within academic libraries. … Continue reading

What Would Leslie Knope Do? Tools for Making Big Decisions
Behind the Scenes / Honesty / Internships & Volunteering / Job Searching / Professional Life / Uncategorized

What Would Leslie Knope Do? Tools for Making Big Decisions

In the past few months, I’ve been hustling to land a summer internship, endlessly trawling the internet for opportunities, incessantly bugging professors and mentors for recommendations, and rewriting my resume and cover letter over and over again. After getting rejection emails back for every single position, and in a sick and twisted turn of events, … Continue reading