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We Want You! Applying for a Position in a Federal Library or Archive
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 @ 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work for a federal library or archive? Do you find the application process intimidating and confusing? Did you know that there are federal library and archives employment opportunities outside of Washington, DC?
This webcast—to be hosted by the ARL Diversity and Leadership programs on Tuesday, November 18—will explore employment opportunities in federal agencies and discuss the advantages of and challenges faced by new professionals. Presenters will provide tips about how to track open positions in federal agencies, and how to craft an effective application profile, cover letter, and résumé. Possible interview scenarios will be covered, along with advice on how to prepare for them. View the video of this webcast held on November 18, “We Want You! (To Work for a Federal Agency),” on ARL’s YouTube channel.
Kathel Dunn, National Library of Medicine
Lindsay Franz, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine
Carlos Martinez III, Library of Congress
Ashley D. Stevens, National Archives and Records Administration
Date & Time: Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 3:00–4:15 p.m. eastern standard time
Technical Requirements: An Internet connection and a phone line
Registration: Space is limited. Register now to participate.