Careers

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RoyBrooks-1000.jpg?itok=6Da3x9EnRoy Brooks, Assistant Director for Career Services and Recruiting
Works primarily with second-year students and alumni on the professional job search, application writing, interviewing techniques, and salary negotiation. Primary contact for employers.

(217) 333-6202
rebrooks [at] illinois.edu

bh_square0129.jpg?itok=1EsPJO7xRebecca Hodson, Career Services Coordinator
Works primarily with first-year students on career exploration, identifying experiential learning opportunities, and securing preprofessional employment. Practicum coordinator and primary contact for questions regarding the GSLIS Job Board: I-Link.

(217) 300-2254
rhodson1 [at] illinois.edu

Services offered

  • writing resumes
  • writing cover letters
  • interview coaching
  • practica
  • internships
  • experiential learning
  • job search help
  • mentoring
  • I-Link support

Job Search

The first place to check for pre-professional and professional positions should be in I-Link. Employers from across the country contact us with thousands of positions each year.

We also maintain a comprehensive list of databases and websites that advertise job opportunities for LIS graduates.

Employers

Looking to hire? GSLIS students are among the best and brightest in higher education today, and they come from around the world to study with us.

GSLIS offers employers a number of ways to utilize the talents of our world-class students and alumni, whose intelligence and creativity continually advance the field of library and information science, both at home and abroad.

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