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Deep in Archives: Interview with Archivist, Christy Tomecek

By Kasia Piasecka, Senior Assistant, INALJ Rhode Island Deep in Archives: Interview with Archivist, Christy Tomecek Kasia:  How did you find your current job? Do you have any job hunting advice for INALJ readers? Christy:  I got very lucky with my current job. My former supervisor is a member of the Archivists Round Table in…

Location, Location, Location: If I Can Make It There…?

by Kate Kosturski, Head Editor, INALJ NYC Location, Location, Location: If I Can Make It There…? While I was at New York Comic-Con this weekend, I received the following email: I did my MLIS at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. I moved to New York to pursue an internship for school at an archive and then…

Michael McWilliams …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Michael. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Michael:  An email listing through the comm_lissa@eden.rutgers.edu group mailbox listing; guess I was at the right place at the right time and the job and I found each other.…

Lia Skalkos …Success Story

Naomi House’s interview with success story Lia. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Lia:  Right out of library school I found a part-time job working for my organization’s online publishing initiative. A few months later, we began talking about redesigning the website. I had taken user interface design and introductory web development courses…

Lupita Sebastian-O’Brien …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Lupita. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Lupita:  So let take a crack at this… How I found my job…  Even before library school I had seen an add for a library assistant job and found…

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…

Ellen Mehling …In Six

Reposted from 3/1/12 My interview with the multi-talented Ellen, of L.I.U.’s Palmer School of Library and Information Science and METRO Naomi: If you could take any of your hobbies and create a job out of them or integrate it into your job what would it be? And how? Ellen: I love silent movies, especially comedies,…

Mandy Babirad …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Mandy. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Mandy:  I moved to New York City a couple of months ago shortly after I graduated with my MSIS. I didn’t have a job lined up, I had no…

Mary McGregor …In Six

My interview with success story, Mary Naomi: How did you find your current job? Mary: Authentic networking: I joined the New York City School Library Association during my last semester of library school. I went to the meetings and I participated. I spoke with school librarians and administrators. When someone from the Library Services team…

Miraida Morales …In Six

My interview with success story Miraida Naomi: How did you find your current job? Miraida: Networking, networking, networking. A very good friend of mine sent me the job description a few months ago and the rest is history. I used to feel that networking was akin to nepotism, and always shied away from it. It…

Emily Stephens …In Six

My interview with success story Emily Naomi: How did you find your current job? Emily: I found my job as a Gensler Knowledge Support Specialist by setting up an email feed from Indeed.com that sent me any job post in my area that included the word “library.” The Gensler job description mentioned that a Library…

GraceAnne Andreassi DeCandido …In Six

My interview with one of my favorite Library school Professors, GraceAnne! Naomi: Can you tell us a little bit about what you do (for a living, for a hobby- whatever your focus of choice)? GraceAnne: Most of my professional work for the past decade or so has been out of my home office: I review…

Lauren Najdul …In Six

My interview with INALJ success story Lauren Naomi: How did you find your current job? Lauren: I found my current job listed on Naomi’s daily email as well as on the LLAGNY website. Naomi: Favorite library you have been to? Lauren: My favorite library is the Library of Congress. Naomi: Favorite book? Lauren: Favorite books…

Meghan Duffy …In Six

My interview with INALJ success story Meghan! Naomi: How did you find your current job? Meghan: INALJ.com! Thanks to my friend, Kristen, for telling me about the listserv. I joined in early December, found the posting in mid-December, received an invitation to interview at the end of December, and received an offer by mid-January. Truly…

We are Librarians …In Six

We are Librarians was founded by Jessica Lyn Young, Lilli Schestag and Jessica Haas   Naomi: What made you start your blog? We are Librarians: We Are Librarians formed as a reaction to two realities, which became more and more evident after library school. Number one: no one knows what it means to be a…