Community: Hack Library School Blog – A Well-Kept Secret: How to Become an International School Librarian

Community: Hack Library School Blog – A Well-Kept Secret: How to Become an International School Librarian

While originally published in October 2011, this Hack Library School blog post remains highly-relevant today. In it, the author shares their experience working for 3 years as an English Literature teacher at Gyeonggi Suwon International School in Suwon, South Korea. Topics include what is an international school, the hiring process, work benefits, and other topics. If you’re considering career opportunities, it might be worth it to widen your search horizons and think outside of the United States.

Community: Hack Library School Blog – Navigating Workplace Culture [Series]: The Search

Navigating Workplace Culture [Series]: The Search

Kelli’s third Hack Library School (HLS) post is now up! It is part of a series that focuses on navigating the workplace culture within the LIS field. This particular article provides  useful advice on how to search for an internship. All of the suggestions, whether it be making a list of your own personal values (to see if they align), researching the organization online or through your social network, or considering the geographic and cultural environment (if the internship is not where you live) are also very applicable to a job search.