iSchool Career Services Newsletter: 4/2/2012

News

Career Services Advising for iSchool students is now available! This weekly newsletter is your source for career-related information, events, and featured job opportunities. You can also now make an appointment for individual career advising. What kinds of support does iSchool Career Services offer?

– Help with job search strategy and techniques for an upcoming search

– Help with specific job application materials like resumes, cover letters, or standard questionnaires

– Preparation for an upcoming interview

– Preparation for a networking event or career fair

– Help determining what you want to do with your iSchool degree

– Figuring out where you might want to do an internship, and connections to resources for more information

– How to leverage your degree to move ahead with your current employer

– Other career-related topics, like negotiating salary or benefits, job search and workplace etiquette, deciding between opportunities, using social media with respect to your career, and many others. 

Make an appointment with Janet by calling: 206-543-1794. For other questions, email: mattaj@uw.edu.

Have a great week!  

Upcoming Career-Related Events

Mon April 4: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Center for Learning and Undergraduate Enrichment Resume/Cover letter workshop: MGH 228

Tues April 3: 12:30 – 4:00

iSchool Career Services Open House: Come by MGH 416!

Tues April 3: 12:30 – 1:30 pm

National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) Info Session & Internship Program

Tues April 3: 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Meet The Employer – Verizon Wireless

Tues April 3: 6:00 – 9:00 pm

SLA-UW Student Night (Great networking opportunity!)

Weds April 4: 12:30 – 4:00 pm

Sales Career Fair

Weds April 4: 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Social Media: Find Jobs & Explore Careers workshop

Weds April 4: 3:00 – 4:30 pm

Job Search for International Students workshop

Weds April 4: 3:30 – 5:00 pm

Community College Teaching Opportunities

Weds April 4: 7:00 – 8:00 pm

Center for Learning and Undergraduate Enrichment Resume and Cover letter workshop: MGH 228

Thurs April 5: 3:30 – 5:00 pm

Resumes & Cover Letters workshop

Thurs April 5: 3:30 – 5:00 pm

Faculty Careers at Teaching-Focused Universities

Thurs April 5: 9:30  am – 4:00 pm

ALA President Molly Raphael Visits UW (Great networking opportunity!)  

Fri April 6: 12:30 – 1:30 pm

Career Fair Success workshop

Fri April 6: 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Resumes & Cover Letters workshop

Mon April 9: 8:15 – 4:30 pm

ResumeFest!

Mon April 9: 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Career Fair Success workshop

Mon April 9: 3:00 – 4:00 pm

Resumes & Cover Letters workshop

Tues April 10: 3:00 – 7:00 pm

UW Seattle Spring Career Fair

 

 Professional Job Openings

Mendocino County Library District

Library Manager

For more information, contact: bullk@co.mendocino.ca.us 

Serials Solutions

Various positions available for MLIS or MSIM students.

 Visit: http://www.serialssolutions.com/en/about/careers to see position descriptions.

Contact Shari Fox for more information on any position: shari.fox@serialssolutions.com

Vertafore

SOCREC LABS

We need someone to create a Facebook page for an organization, something akin to http://www.facebook.com/FeedingAmerica.
If you are interested, please email socreclabs@gmail.com with a little info about your experience and desired compensation.

Southern Teachers’ Agency (STA)

Various Media Specialist/Librarian Jobs

For more information: www.SouthernTeachers.com

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE LIBRARIES

FACULTY VACANCY: Diversity Librarian Residency Program 

For full position description including salary information and application requirements, contact:

Rabia Gibbs: rgibbs4@utk.edu

Marquette University

Raynor Memorial Libraries Residency Program

Apply by April 30, 2012

Miami University, Oxford, OH

Education Librarian

Numeric and Spatial Data Services Librarian

For more information: jenwaller@muohio.edu

Junior Knowledge Manager/Researcher Opportunity in San Francisco, CA

For more information, including the job description and application instructions:   Sarah.Cox@trakrecordsandlibrary.com

National Records Management and Library Placement Firm
Washington, DC: 202-261-7200 | San Diego, CA: 619-230-7692
National: 888-399-TRAK (888-399-8725)

SDL

Software Developer position, Junior level. http://www.sdl.com/en/ located in Seattle.

For more information, contact the hiring manager, Jason Xue (jxue@sdl.com), or ischool Alumnus, Susan Shinoda (susshi@gmail.com).

Blackbaud

Washington Talking Book & Braille Library (WTBBL)

Part Time Youth Services & Outreach Librarian (Library & Archival Professional 1) in Seattle

Contact: Danielle Miller: danielle.miller@sos.wa.gov

BlackRock

Corporate Library Research Analyst in Seattle (Contract position)

Contact for more information: Marisa Quinn, marisa.quinn@blackrock.com

Whatcom County Library System

Deming Library Branch Manager. Apply by Monday, April 30th at www.wcls.org.

Timberland Regional Library

West Monroe Partners

ABC Legal Services, Inc.

 

Job Openings for Current Students

Congressional Research Service- Graduate Recruit Program

CRS Careers website: http://www.loc.gov/crsinfo.

For more information, contact Nancy Warrick at CRSGraduateRecruit@crs.loc.gov or (202) 707-6960.

University of Washington Information School

Student Office Assistant – Dean’s Office

IMLS Learning Linked Data Study – Summer 2012

General Electric (GE)

University of Washington

Summer Assistant for Ireland/Hague Program (Graduate Students Only)

Contact lorenz@uw.edu as soon as possible for more information and to apply.

The Bill and Melissa Gates Foundation

University of Washington – Ethnic Cultural Center

Several student employment positions available for the 2012-2013 school year. To view the position descriptions and apply, visit: http://depts.washington.edu/ecc/employment/

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