Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Calling all Emerging Leaders!

SLIS graduates are known as innovative leaders in the library world-- not surprising considering the excellence of UW's program-- but did you know you can kick-start your career right now by applying for the ALA Emerging Leaders program? You can!
ALA Emerging Leaders Interest Group
Are you under 35 or a new library professional with under 5 years experience?  Are you interested in serving ALA by participating in problem-solving taskforces?  Would you like to attend ALA conferences, make fantastic professional connections, and boost your librarian cred?

Applications for the 2012 class of Emerging Leaders are now being accepted. Deadline for submission of the application and all references is August 1, 2011.  

Check out the ALA Emerging Leaders Interest Group page above to check out the Selection Criteria. The application can be accessed at: http://www.ala.org/cfapps/emergingleaders/index.cfm.

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