Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Professional Development Opportunities

Jefferson College in the St. Louis metro area has created a paid internship for LIS students to gain academic library reference experience.  This position will provide you with experience in reference, information assistance, some information literacy instruction, collection development, and circulation.  For the full position description, click here.

Questions?  Contact Joe Kohlburn, Emerging Technologies Librarian at Jefferson College, at jkohlbur@jeffco.edu.


Taylor & Francis Group is sponsoring two students' travel to Austin, TX for the Electronic Resources & Libraries conference, which takes place April 2-5, 2017.  The student travel grant includes conference registration, air travel costs, and housing up to $2,000 per winner.  

Apply by January 26, 2017 to be eligible.  More information and the link to the grant application can be found here.


The 2016-2017 LISGSA Board has set aside funds to help students who are seeking professional development opportunities. 

Fund submissions are due by Friday, February 24, 2017 and funding will be announced by Friday, March 10, 2017.  To apply, please fill out the form found here.


ARL/SAA are now accepting applications to their Mosaic Program Fellowship.  Mosaic Fellows will receive funding to assist in the completion of their education.  More information can be found here


Are you an undergraduate or graduate student, interested in an exciting summer internship in the nation’s capital, at the Library of Congress?  Consider applying to the Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program.  

Get all the details on the program, projects, and more, here.


Join the American Library Association and your state library association, also known as an ALA Chapter, right this very minute. 

Forty-one chapters (aka state library associations) partner with ALA to offer students the opportunity to join them and ALA for one low price of $38, now through August 31, 2017.

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