Library and Information Professionals Careers Night (Columbus)

Mar. 8, 2012
Location: SLIS location in the State Library of Ohio Columbus,
Full Cost: FREE

Kent State University’s School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) will host its annual Library and Information Professionals Careers Night in Kent on Tuesday, Feb. 28, and in Columbus on Thursday, March 8. The event in Kent will take place in the Kent Student Center Ballroom from 5 to 8 p.m. on Feb. 28. The Columbus event will be held at the SLIS location in the State Library of Ohio from 5 to 8 p.m. on March 8. Refreshments will be served; RSVP at http://bit.ly/CareersNight2012. The program is free and open to anyone interested in a career in libraries or other information agencies, including museums and other cultural institutions, government offices, corporations and numerous other organizations. From 5 to 6 p.m., library and information directors will offer tips on how to get a job. Then from 6 to 8 p.m. participants can browse the exhibits to explore the job market, internships and practicum opportunities, sharpen interview skills and participate in resume reviews with professionals from local libraries and other organizations. While this year's exhibits are still being confirmed, more than 30 organizations participated in the 2011 careers night. For more information, contact Rhonda Filipan at rfilipan@kent.edu. # # # Media contact: Flo Cunningham, fcunning@kent.edu, 330-672-0003