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Presentation
Rev up Your Résumé: Determining Factors in the Race for an Academic Library Position
Association of College and Research Libraries Conference (2013)
  • Ashley Rosener, Grand Valley State University
  • Lindy Scripps-Hoekstra, Grand Valley State University
  • Max Eckard, Grand Valley State University
Abstract

Like Indianapolis 500 drivers preparing for the race, LIS students today are gearing up for a job search in a tight market. We are examining how certain choices impact a graduate’s success in the job market. Our survey of recent graduates determines the extent to which program rankings, coursework, activities, and internships provide a competitive edge in the academic library job market.

Keywords
  • academic library job market,
  • library school,
  • recent graduates,
  • job search
Publication Date
April 1, 2013
Citation Information
Ashley Rosener, Lindy Scripps-Hoekstra and Max Eckard. "Rev up Your Résumé: Determining Factors in the Race for an Academic Library Position" Association of College and Research Libraries Conference (2013)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/lindy_scripps-hoekstra/2/