Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Student-to-Staff Application DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Applications for ALA's Student-to-Staff program are due on Wednesday November 14th (see below for details)! In exchange for working four hours a day (or a total of 20 hours), students in the program receive free conference registration, housing, and a per diem for meal expenses (students are responsible for transportation to/from the conference).

Who is eligible?
Any student who applies for the nomination from St. Kate's should be:
  • An active member of the St. Kate's ALA student chapter
  • A student member of ALA nationally (you can sign up online);
  • Available to secure transportation to and attend the full conference, June 27- July 2, 2013 in Chicago, IL; and
  • Willing to write up your experience on the ALA student chapter blog

How do I apply?
Application is made by short essay, emailed to the ALA student chapter faculty advisor, Sarah Park ( The essay should be approximately 250 words (one page) and address the following:
  • Your active participation in the ALA student chapter at St. Kate's;
  • Your demonstrated leadership skills;
  • A clear picture of what you hope to achieve by attending the conference, particularly in the volunteer activities; and
  • How you will use your participation to promote and improve St. Kate's MLIS program.

Deadline to apply: 
Midnight, Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Upcoming Job Shadow Event!!

Our Job Shadow event is next Tuesday, November 13 from 2-4:30pm at The James K. Hosmer Special Collections
This event will include a tour of the collections and information about current projects.