Students in Information Library Science program at Indiana University have a wide range of professional interests and Career Services in the School of Informatics and Computing is here to help students with every step of the career developement process. From the beginning stages of career exploration all the way through a job offer, our office is here to help. Schedule an appointment with Jodie Sackley (MLS 2010), Assistant Director of Career Services, or one of our ILS Student Career Analysts today!
This resource has job postings, career fairs, employer interview times, Career Services staff advising appointment schedule, and more. It is a great resource.
Get involved with Professional Associations
The Department of Information and Library Science has a number of student chapters of professional associations. These groups provide you an opportunity to learn about the profession. Through these associations you will learn about job placement tools, listservs, conferences, publications, continuing education, and more.
Gain Practical Experience
In addition to your course projects, you can develop your résumé by obtaining practical experiences related to your career goals.
Many employers value technology skills. Learn how to describe your skills. Learn new skills. Attend professional lectures/talks. Network with IU professionals.
Volunteering is a great way to apply your classroom knowledge and gain leadership experience.