Jumpstart Your Career in Youth Services Librarianship was a terrific day long seminar hosted by Kent State University Youth Services Librarian Professors this past Saturday, March 16th, 2013.
Attendees had the opportunity to learn from some of Ohio’s most talented librarians. It was a day jam packed with useful information for Ohio’s job seeking librarians. Columbus and Kent attendees were welcomed by Dr.Meghan Harper, Dr. Carolyn Brodie and OELMA’s own Dr. Susan Yutzey.
Sessions included Interviewing, Dressing for Success, Resume Preparation, Storytelling and Booktalk preparation, Networking, Careers for M.L.I.S. graduates and much more. Small group breakout sessions were held in the afternoon with participants benefiting from time to talk with the many professional librarians who generously donated their time.
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