What Would Leslie Knope Do? Tools for Making Big Decisions
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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

Hack your job search: residency programs
Job Searching / Uncategorized

Hack your job search: residency programs

Freaking out about finding a job after graduation? Consider applying for a residency, a temporary job appointment for recent library school graduates. Residencies are usually an academic library thing, but there have been a few offered in public libraries or archives. Though these are temporary appointments, keep in mind that residents are librarians with just … Continue reading

Job Searching / Professional Life

What are You Doing After Graduation?

With the start of the fall semester about three weeks ago, I soon added, “And this is my last semester of library school!” to my conversations about library school with classmates, professors, work colleagues, and friends. It wasn’t long before people started responding, “So, what are you doing after graduation?” Suddenly, that became the million … Continue reading