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Jarrett Farmer …Success Story

My interview with success story Jarrett Naomi: How did you find your current job? Jarrett: I have worked for Baltimore County Public Library since I was 17. I started as a circulation assistant at the branch closest to my high school, and stayed there until I graduated college, working my way up through the circulation…

Megan Threats …Success Story

Naomi House’s interview with success story Megan. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Megan:  I received my MSLIS degree in May 2013 from the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University. During my final semester, I created a resource guide of websites that posted LIS-related job openings. Although I began my career search…

Joseph L. Annaruma …Success Story

Naomi House’s interview with success story Joseph. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Joseph:  Upon relocating to Virginia, I utilized INALJ, Indeed, Simply Hired and the Virginia Government Jobs websites. I actually found my current position as Maritime Specialist through the Virginia Gov.jobs website. Naomi:  Favorite library you have been to? Joseph:  I…

Matt Berlyant …Success Story

My interview with success story Matt (from 2012) Naomi: How did you find your current job? Matt: I found my current job via the job board of the iSchool at Drexel University. Note that I really mean the job I will start on June 4th. I’m currently still interning/volunteering at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania…

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…

Lydia Redding …In Six

My interview with success story (and former classmate), Lydia Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Lydia:  I actually first saw the posting for my job on INALJ, which I check religiously. I typically start with the INALJ daily email from the day before to check the newest postings. Then I visit the Pennsylvania…

Ashley Stevens …In Six

My interview with success story,  Ashley Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Ashley:  I found my position through Archives Gig which then redirected me to USAjobs.gov. Naomi:  Favorite library you have been to? Ashley:  The Seattle Public Library.  I love the architectural design of the building, their use of library-related objects as art,…

Lisa Norton …In Six

My interview with success story Lisa Naomi: How did you find your current job? Lisa: I actually found my current job through pure happenstance. When I kicked off my job hunting journey, I decided I would solely focus on landing my dream job as a reference librarian at a public library. However, as the months…

Mia Breitkopf …In Six

Reposted froim 1/13/12 My interview with Mia Breitkopf whose article “61 non-librarian jobs for LIS Grads” is catching on fire. Naomi: What is your dream job and why? Mia: Last year, when I was itching to define my career goals, I went to the bookstore and walked away with Life’s A Bitch and Then You…

Naomi Socher …In Six

Naomi House: How did you find your current job? Naomi Socher: I found a link to the listing on the INALJ list! Naomi House: Favorite library you have been to? Naomi Socher: A private neighborhood children’s library owned and run by a lady named Kathy Johnson. She organized her vast children’s fiction collection in her…

Jazmin Idakaar …In Six

This is a feature I am starting where I interview INALJ contributors, editors, friends and colleagues. Naomi: What is your dream job and why? Jazmin: My dream job is to work in an academic library doing reference and instruction, or to work as a cataloguer for a library or cataloguing company. They seem like very…