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Library Technology Career Jumpstart Program 2022 (NC State University Libraries)

  • 1.  Library Technology Career Jumpstart Program 2022 (NC State University Libraries)

    Posted Feb 21, 2022 10:23 AM
    Hello, RIG folks!
    The NC State University Libraries is now accepting applications for the 2022 offering of the Library Technology Career Jumpstart Program. Please feel free to share this call for applications widely. Contact Tori Culler (tculler@ncsu.edu) with any questions you might have. 
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    Library Technology Career Jumpstart Program @ NC State University Libraries
    Are you a current or soon-to-be library school student interested in a career in library technology? Are you looking for ways to improve your tech skills, but aren't quite sure where to start?

    Applications for the NC State University Libraries' Library Technology Career Jumpstart Program 2022 are now being accepted!

    The Library Technology Career Jumpstart Program will be offered virtually for the third year in a row from the NC State University Libraries during the week of August 1-5, 2022. The Jumpstart Program is a free, immersive, weeklong virtual experience that will help to prepare first-year library school students for a career in library technology upon graduation.

    Participants will...
    • develop an ongoing relationship with a mentor
    • glimpse "a day in the life" of tech librarians
    • attend technical workshops
    • network with professionals at top institutions
    • build technical portfolios
    • learn how to apply and interview for technical positions in libraries
    For more information about the Jumpstart Program, the NC State University Libraries, and to apply, visit lib.ncsu.edu/jumpstart. Applications are due April 30, 2022.

    We will also be hosting an informational webinar on Friday, March 25, 2022 at 12:00pm EST. Register for the webinar here.
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    Know a driven LIS student or soon-to-be LIS student? Are they graduating in December 2022 or later? We'd love to get in touch with them and invite them to apply! E-mail Tori Culler (tculler@ncsu.edu) with their name, email, and a brief description of why you're nominating them for the Jumpstart Program.