Volunteer Opportunity: UW Libraries – Allen Library North Exhibit for January 2020

Volunteer Opportunity: UW Libraries – Allen Library North Exhibit for January 2020

Are you looking for “real world” library-related experience? Are you interested in putting your creative talents to use in creating a library exhibit? The UW Libraries is looking for iSchool students to help with an exhibit that will be installed in the Allen Library North Lobby in January. The theme of the exhibit is yet to be finalized, but will likely focus on either the Burke Museum or light/lack of light in the season of winter. Unfortunately, they are not able to offer compensation for your efforts, but the experience will be relevant and the community will be supportive.

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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.