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Library Technology Career Jumpstart Program (NC State University Libraries) - New graduation date criteria and deadline extension!

  • 1.  Library Technology Career Jumpstart Program (NC State University Libraries) - New graduation date criteria and deadline extension!

    Posted Mar 28, 2022 03:41 PM
    Hello, RIG folks!

    The NC State University Libraries is now accepting applications for the 2022 offering of the Library Technology Career Jumpstart Program. Based on helpful feedback from potential applicants, the eligibility criteria have been expanded and the application deadline extended!

    The program is now open to students from ALA accredited programs with an anticipated graduation date of May 2023 or later, and the application deadline has been extended to May 15th. 

    Please feel free to share this call for applications widely. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Tori Culler at tculler@ncsu.edu

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    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.


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    Tarida Anantachai (she/her), MS/LIS
    Director, Inclusion & Talent Management
    NC State University Libraries
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