Success Stories

Heather Coates… Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Heather. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Heather:  On the ALA Joblist. Sadly, I was not on Twitter to benefit from INALJ when I was job hunting. Naomi:  Favorite library you have been to? Heather:  For…

Maria Atilano… Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Maria. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Maria:  I was an internal candidate, so I knew about the job opening for months in advance!  It was a nerve-wrecking position to be in, because I knew everyone…

Christy Herndon… Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Christy. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Christy:  I started to volunteer at my local library about nine months ago. I made it clear to them that this is what I wanted as a career, and…

Tamara Evans… Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Tamara. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Tamara:  I visited INALJ and saw an opening for a Digital Librarian for the Kern County Library. Naomi:  Favorite library you have been to? Tamara:  I’ve been to so…

Crystal Miller… Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Crystal. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Crystal:  I saw a posting for the MIT position on the Simmons GSLIS Jobs and Opportunities Blog http://gslis.simmons.edu/blogs/jobs/. Naomi:  Favorite library you have been to? Crystal:  I was fortunate…

Andrea Mullen …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Andrea. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Andrea:  You could say jobs in my case! I found my internship with the National American History Library at the Smithsonian through INALJ. I also have an internship at…

Danielle Hansard …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Danielle. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Danielle:  I subscribe to several listservs and I pretty much read every single job posting I get. I saw this job posted through my alma matter’s listserv. Naomi:  Favorite…

Kristen Hallows …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Kristen. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Kristen:  I found this position through a combination of two-thirds prayer and one-third unintentional networking.  As a graduate intern, I was involved in a planning committee comprised of research…

Brent Mills …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Brent. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Brent:  I had worked previously at the Hood River Library District and the Director informed me of a position that was going to be posted soon, thinking I might…

Scott Wiebensohn …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with multiple-time success story Scott.  See Scott’s previous interview on INALJ too! Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Scott:  I found my Manager of Digital Library Services postion at Jones eGlobal Library through an old classmate from the University…

Ryan Siriwardene …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily  Naomi House’s interview with success story Ryan. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Ryan:  I was on a solo roadtrip from Melbourne to Cairns last year in November, Moreton Bay posted the ‘Senior Library Assistant’ position on a Job seeking website called…

Laura Nicole Miller …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Laura. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Laura:  I was fortunate enough to begin my San Jose State University MLIS studies right when the school began focusing on virtual internships so I stumbled across one of…

Danielle Winter …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Danielle. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Danielle:  I am currently working part-time at Rutgers University Libraries, a position I fell into after visiting and conducting research at Special Collections. After graduating, I volunteered and the…

Mauro Magarelli …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Mauro. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Mauro:  I found my current job on the BCCLS (Bergen County Cooperative Library System) want-ads webpage. Since I grew up in Bergen County and was familiar with the “Buckles”…

Patricia Alvayay …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Patricia. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Patricia:  I actually found it on INALJ! I applied for this job in February 2012; however, there were budgetary issues that put the job into a hiring freeze. But…

Allison Coltin …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Allison. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Allison:  I saw the listing for my position on both INALJ and the city HR alert that I had signed up for two years ago Naomi: Favorite library you have…

Krystin Mavity …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Krystin. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Krystin:  My school offered a career colloquium presentation on A Day in the Life of a California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Librarian. I have been interested in special…

Ann Marie Leonard …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Ann. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Ann Marie:  My answer is a bit more complicated than most. My story is more about how I arrived at the idea of exploring career paths outside of the…

Caitlin Gerrity …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Caitlin. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Caitlin:  The job was posted to PAREAP.com — a site for Pennsylvania Teaching Jobs. Ironically, I had observed at the very school where I’ve been hired about a year…

Kristen Davis …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Kristen. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Kristen:  I found my job by browsing the INALJ list for Florida, late one night. It was not listed on any major library job sites. Naomi:  Favorite library you…

John Shank …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story John. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? John:  I was in a grant funded position at Bryn Mawr College Libraries and was looking for a permanent innovative position within the Mid-Atlantic region in and came across…

Erin Lorandos …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Erin. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Erin: It was listed on one of the many, many listservs I follow as an early-career professional. Naomi:  Favorite library you have been to? Erin:  I have to say…

Ryan Jones …In Six

Reposted from 4/6/12 & 8/30/12 My interview with success story Ryan Naomi: How did you find your current job? Ryan: I found my current position at the Maine State Library Job List. I really wanted to move back to New England, so I created a portfolio of region-specific resources long before applying anywhere. After identifying…

Annie Pho …Success Story

Reposted from 11/27/12 Naomi House’s interview with success story, Annie Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Annie:  I saw the job listed in various places but the first place was in the ALA Think Tank Facebook group. Networking matters, even if it’s online. Naomi:  Favorite library you have been to? Annie:  I previously…

Sofia Becerra-Licha …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Sofia. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Sofia:  ArchivesGig and the Music Library Association’s job list. (It’s possible I saw it elsewhere as well; I followed so many lists, blogs, and boards that I honestly can’t remember where…

Lauren Martino …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Lauren. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Lauren:  I found my current job while volunteering with INALJ. It was posted on the LAC website, which I was checking every other day. I think I applied the…

Kt Zawodny …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Kt. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Kt:  On Indeed.com Naomi:  Favorite library you have been to? Kt:  Severna Park Library (part of Anne Arundel County Public Library in Maryland). For no other reason than I…

Alyxandra Bryndzia …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Alyxandra. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Alyxandra:  I found my current position by searching LSSI. I found out about LSSI through the INALJ digest. Naomi:  Favorite library you have been to? Alyxandra:  Hmm. I’ll be…

Liz Anderson …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Liz. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Liz:  A friend of mine who is also a librarian knew I was looking for a job and sent me the posting because she knew I wanted a full-time…

Susan Gilman …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Susan. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Susan:  Right now I am transitioning between jobs, both of which I found through INALJ! Naomi:  Favorite library you have been to? Susan:  When I did a summer internship…

Christina Harbour …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Christina. Naomi: How did you find your current job? Christina: I was emailed by someone I met at a Conference who was the Graduate Trainee at Anglia Ruskin University. I also saw it advertised on the jobs website…

Rebecca Vogler …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Rebecca. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Rebecca:  Unlike a previous recent hire at Holland America that you interviewed back in December, I had no clue cruise ships had libraries until about two months ago.  I…

Chris Fitzpatrick …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Chris. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Chris:  There is this thing called I Need A Library Job that I found it on… Naomi:  Favorite library you have been to? Chris:  Pretty hard to beat the…

Sabrina Holley-Williams …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Sabrina. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Sabrina:  After 11 years in the same job, my position was eliminated as part of a University-wide restructuring (along with 25% of the law library staff, almost all of whom had 10+ years…

Brittany Turner …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Brittany. Naomi:How did you find your current job? Brittany:  Through a listing in INALJ! Naomi:  Favorite library you have been to? Brittany:  A.K. Smiley Public Library (Redlands, CA – http://www.akspl.org/) Naomi:  Favorite book? Brittany:  The Genius by Theodore…

Amelia Kallaher …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Amelia. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Amelia:  I found my current position by applying for a job for Southwest Florida College at their Fort Myers, FL campus. Unfortunately the college never filled that position, but…

Chelsea Jordan-Makely …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Chelsea. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Chelsea:  I actually found two part-time jobs. The first was posted on the Oregon State Library Jobline and on INALJ. The other position is to do a research project…

Visakha Seon …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Visakha. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Visakha:  I was not having any luck landing a traditional library dream job. I was also not willing to relocate so I knew I had to think outside the…

Lydia Willoughby …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Lydia. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Lydia:  I saw the job posting on the Vermont Library Association website. Naomi:  Favorite library you have been to? Lydia:  The Library of Congress, but I also have a…

Stefanie Caloia …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Stefanie.   Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Stefanie:  At the SAA annual meeting in Chicago, I placed my resume at the Networking Cafe, but honestly did not expect anything to come of it. My future…

Elizabeth Hinton …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Elizabeth. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Elizabeth:  The job was forwarded to me through one of the listservs I’m a part of.  It was either through my alma mater, or Tennessee New Members Roundtable. Naomi: …

Jennifer Ho …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Jennifer. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Jennifer:  In my Google Reader account, I had subscriptions to dozens of job feeds, in addition to looking at INALJ most days of the week. Each time I applied…

Nicole LaMoreaux …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Nicole. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Nicole:  I found my job with FIT through the college’s website. I started library school with the hope that I would one day become a fashion librarian and working…

David Brown … Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story David. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? David:  I found my current Library Assistant job using BAYNET, but have used INALJ for job hunting advice from the beginning. Naomi:  Favorite library you have been to? David: …