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Resources for Finding a Graduate Summer Research Position

I wrote this for the University of Denver’s Office of Graduate Studies. I think it has some useful info to share with your graduate students. If you have any additional resources that should be included please let me know. 🙂 Resources for Finding a Graduate Summer Research Position Advertisements

Tools for Creating Your Digital Portfolio

Tools for Creating Your Digital Portfolio

In today’s digital job market having a digital portfolio of your work makes it easier for you to stand out among the sea of plain resumes. Digital portfolios are not only useful for job seekers but also for professionals wanting to keep track of their work for their yearly review and for those seeking job … Continue reading

A Few Resume Tips for Job Seekers

A Few Resume Tips for Job Seekers

It can be easy to get caught up in all the other demands that your job search requires that it can be easy to forget about the little things. Here is a list of little things that if done right could make big impacts when it comes to applying for a job. Save Your Resume … Continue reading

Is a User Experience Librarian in Your Future?

In the library world information literacy (IL) is a major buzz word. It involves finding, gathering, and synthesizing information. Now, while IL instruction is definitely an important component to any library, it might be beneficial to use those same concepts within our own workflow as well. We talk about teaching others to organize and synthesize but often times we don’t organize … Continue reading

SXSWi Spots and Sessions for Librarians

Here is the list of all SXSWi events. There are so many sessions to attend and people to meet that it can be pretty overwhelming. When searching this extensive list try narrowing it down by theme such as: DIY, Hacker and Maker Social and Relationships Design and Development Diversity and Emerging Markets Work and Career … Continue reading

Tips to Make Your Resume Stand Out

In David McCandless’ fantastic TedTalk he says that “by visualizing information, we turn it into a landscape that you can explore with your eyes, a sort of information map. And when you’re lost in information, an information map is kind of useful.”  Employers these days receive hundreds of resumes. One way to standout from the ever-competitive … Continue reading