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Carolyn Sosnowski at SLA

Carolyn Sosnowski – Director, Education and Information Services at SLA My interview with Carolyn Sosnowski of SLA (Special Libraries Association). SLA is “is a nonprofit global organization for innovative information professionals and their strategic partners. SLA serves more than 9,000 members in 75 countries in the information profession, including corporate, academic and government information specialists.”…

Catherine Wagner …Success Story

My interview with success story Catherine – this interview is from last year and Cathy has since found another position at a higher level- congrats Cathy! Naomi: How did you find your current job? Catherine: I found my current job on the INALJ daily .pdf. I didn’t hear anything from them for about two months…

Jeremy Withnell …Success Story

Naomi House’s interview with success story Jeremy. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Jeremy:  My current job that I just started (Library technician with the rare books and manuscripts section of the History of Medicine Division at the National Library of Medicine) is in the same institution as my previous position.  It was…

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…

Jessica Schmidt …Success Story

My interview with success story Jessica Naomi: How did you find your current job? Jessica: I actually found my current job on Naomi’s I Need a Library Job daily list. I checked every one that came to my email and applied to this job on a whim because it was the last day they were…

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…

Rosalyn Alleman …Success Story

My interview with success story, Rosalyn Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Rosalyn :  A former superior approached me earlier this year about taking on a customer service assessment and improvement project in the FMCSA. When I found out my contract at the NTL was ending September 30, I followed up on it, and was hired in October by Phase…

David McBee …In Six

My interview with success story, David Naomi: How did you find your current job? David: I was regularly checking USAjobs and I also saw the job in the INALJ daily listing. I definitely found it useful to check both of those resources as well as Indeed.com to see available jobs. Naomi: Favorite library you have…

Megan Myers …In Six

My interview with success story Megan Naomi: How did you find your current job? Megan: While interning with a federal agency under the Student Temporary Employment Program (STEP) I was strongly encouraged to pursue the Presidential Management Fellowship Program ( http://pmf.gov), a leadership development program that recruits advanced degree candidates to the federal government. During…

Dina Herbert …In Six

My interview with success story Dina! Naomi: How did you find your current job? Dina: I found my job the old fashioned way – my mother told me to email a friend of hers who had a friend in the DC area who’s sister was a librarian (seriously). Basically, I sent a networking email to…

Michael Hughes …In Six

My interview with success story Michael Naomi: How did you find your current job? Michael: I first found it on LISjobs.com, but it showed up in the INALJ, too. Naomi: Favorite library you have been to? Michael: I’m a Shakespeare nerd, so the Folger Library in D.C. is a real treat. Just look at this…

Lindsey Fresta …In Six

My interview with success story Lindsey! Naomi: How did you find your current job? Lindsey: I must say, prior to landing this job at the American Institute of Physics’ Emilio Segre Visual Archives, I was… what’s the word… incessant about checking job boards! I found this job through the Society of American Archivists job board.…

Ben Neal …In Six

My interview with success story Ben Naomi: How did you find your current job? Ben: I found the job posting on the Northeast Tennessee Library Network. Within a few hours of sending in my resume and cover letter, they had contacted me for an interview for the next week. The day after I interviewed I…

Corinne Seals …In Six

My interview with Corinne, an info pro and PhD Candidate of Linguistics Naomi: Can you tell us a little bit about your what you do (for a living, for a hobby- whatever your focus of choice) Corinne: I study heritage language learners, especially of Ukrainian and/or Russian living in the U.S. I do this primarily…

Sarah McNeil …In Six

Interview with success story Sarah! Naomi: How did you find your current job? Sarah: INALJ! (Thanks, Naomi– I’ll be donating from my first paycheck!) My job hunting strategy was to monitor the websites of the library systems in my area, since their postings often did not appear elsewhere, and then scan INALJ daily. My husband…

Antoinette Palmieri …In Six

My non-librarian friend Antoinette Naomi: What work do you do? Can you tell us a little bit about it? Antoinette: I am a wine manager at La Fromagerie in Old Town Alexandria, VA. I like to joke that I talk about and drink wine all day. But, in truth, I do get to try wines…

Rose L. Chou …In Six

Naomi: What made you interested in blogging for Hack Library School? Rose: I’d been following Hack Library School since it began as a wiki and guest posted early on, but I was too scared of committing myself to writing for it. I loved that library students all over were analyzing issues I was thinking about,…

Angela Prikockis …In Six

Naomi: What is your dream job and why? Angela: When I was an undergraduate, I wanted the big title and with lots of money. Fast forward 14 years and two kids, I’m all about LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION. I don’t want to be traveling in Washington, DC area traffic. To be honest, I considered my first…

Rachel Collins …In Six

Naomi: What is your dream job and why? 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? Rachel: My most ambitious answer would be to work as a curator at MoMA. I’ve always been passionate about art…