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Application Requirements for the Leadership and Career Development Program

The 2018 application cycle for the LCDP 2018-2019 cohort is now closed. Thank you for your interest.

To apply for the Leadership and Career Development Program, please follow these steps:

  1. Complete the LCDP Application Form online.
    With your application, submit the following documents:
    1. A current résumé or CV
    2. A 500-word essay describing your interest in the program
  2. Either with the online application form or via email to Mira Swearer at mira@arl.org, submit the following documents:
    1. A letter from your immediate supervisor describing your leadership aspirations and potential (must be on institutional letterhead)
    2. A letter from your library director confirming your readiness for the program, and confirming that the library will support your participation in a rigorous, one-year fellowship (must be on institutional letterhead)

Applications will be reviewed by the ARL Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee, composed of ARL library directors.

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