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Career Fairs: Get Excited, and Then Get Ready

In the iSchool Career Center, we are literally counting down the days until employers descend on Hinds Hall for iCareer Day on Monday, September 29. In fact, iCareer Day kicks off a series of career fairs and related events happening thoughout campus as part of #SUCareerWeek. We encourage students to take advantage of as many of the events… Read the full article…

5 Career Fair Myths Debunked

iCareer Day is coming up on Monday, September 30.  For those of you who are not aware, iCareer Day includes our own iSchool specific career fair. This is the third fall semester that we are hosting iCareer Day, and each year it gets better and better. I am incredibly excited about the employers who are coming… Read the full article…

16 Job Search Resources for Librarians, Students and Museum Personnel

Despite all the doom and gloom surrounding libraries and their future, there are still a ton of jobs out there for public, academic and special libraries. I for one think there is a bit of a renaissance going on in libraries; if you are a creative and dynamic LIS professional, you will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to reinvent the librarian position and the institution itself. The list I put together has mostly RSS feeds and a few job-site URLs. Some are geography specific, some are library specific, some general, and there’s even one in French.

Digital Curation: Why You Should Consider a Career in eScience

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about some surprising career opportunities for library and information science grads. Brand new to this field, I’m having a great time imagining myself in different jobs. So far this week, I’ve pictured myself taking German to prepare for a career as a music librarian (thanks to Rachel Fox von Swearingen), working as an academic and librarianship game-changer like David Lankes, and becoming a data curation expert like Clifford Lynch.

‘Cuse Grads Rock the Social Media World

Dennis Crowley, ‘Cuse grad (and 2010 iSchool Convocation Speaker) may have been crowned the ‘New King of Social Media’ by Wired UK, but there are plenty of princes and princesses in the realm as well. Over the past couple of years of my involvement with social media at Syracuse University, I’ve been impressed by the… Read the full article…