Travel Funding: SCMS Libraries and Archives Scholarly Interest Group, Feb 28

Travel Funding: SCMS Libraries and Archives Scholarly Interest Group

Deadline: Applications due by February 28, 2020.

The Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) Libraries and Archives Scholarly Interest Group is awarding a travel grant of $500 to a current library/information science graduate student who’s interested in the field of film/media studies librarianship or film/media archives. This grant will provide funding for the recipient to travel to the SCMS 2020 conference in Denver, Colorado.

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Call for Participants: HSRProf Research Competition, Feb 28

Call for Participants: HSRProf Research Competition

Deadline: Applications due by February 28, 2020.

AcademyHealth is proud to announce the fourth annual HSRProj Research Competition for Students hosted by AcademyHealth and the National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR) of the National Library of Medicine (NLM). This annual competition invites students to use data from the Health Services Research Projects in Progress (HSRProj) database in conjunction with other sources to identify research priorities in health services and systems research.

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Career Newsletter, 1/15/20

AVOIDING BURNOUT

The process of searching for a job or internship is long and often arduous.

That said, employers look for talent throughout the year, and many of our students secure opportunities in winter and spring quarter. Many employers even prefer to hire students/soon-to-be graduates on an ad-hoc basis, approximately one or two months before they’ll be available to work.

The job search is a process of finding the right fit, and that may take time. You shouldn’t feel discouraged by some initial setbacks, nor obligated to accept the first offer you receive. Instead, accept the first offer that aligns with your values and priorities.

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Winter Quarter UW Counseling Center Drop-In Groups & Workshops

Winter Quarter UW Counseling Center Drop-In Groups & Workshops

The UW Counseling Center is offering the following drop-in groups and workshops for Winter Quarter 2020. Registration is not required and all sessions are FREE. These sessions range from values identification and coping skills identification to mindfulness for student veterans.

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Funding: Slavic Library Institute Fellowship, Jan 29

Funding: Slavic Library Institute Fellowship

Deadline: Priority application deadline is January 29, 2020

Interested in a career in Slavic/East European/Eurasian librarianship? Know someone else who might be? The Slavic Library Institute 2020 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is offering a limited number of fellowships (covering tuition, lodging, and up to $500 in travel costs) to participate in the Institute, which will take place at the UIUC iSchool and Library in Urbana from May 19th to June 5th, 2020.

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Talk: Critical Vote – A Taiwan Post-Election Roundtable, Jan 13

Talk: Critical Vote – A Taiwan Post-Election Roundtable, Jan 13

JANUARY 13, 2020
Kane Hall Walker Ames Room
5:30PM Reception with Refreshments
6:00PM to 8:00PM Roundtable Panel

On January 11, 2020, Taiwan holds its presidential and legislative election. Voters will have the opportunity to elect a new President and Vice President, or re-elect the incumbent administration led by President Tsai Ing-wen and the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). The 113-seat Legislative Yuan is also up for election. Against the backdrop of the Hong Kong protests and the significant electoral turnout in Hong Kong, the Taiwan election will have major ramifications, both domestically and internationally.

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