Monitoring current job listings can give you a good idea of what types of LIS positions are available. But, it can also give you ideas for the types of experiences you might want to pursue in order to secure a similar professional position upon graduation.
GSLIS Job Board: I-Link
GSLIS Career Services utilizes I-Link to present employment and experiential learning opportunities to students and alumni. I-Link is a powerful tool for finding entry-level jobs, hourly positions, internships, practicums, volunteer opportunities, and campus assistantships.The employers who post opportunities in I-Link are actively recruiting talent from GSLIS and the University of Illinois.
In order to access I-Link, students are required to create an account. I-Link will guide you through the account registration process. When creating an account select “Library and Information Science Career Services” in the “Career Services Affiliation” field. Students will be notified via email when GSLIS Career Services has approved their registration. Once registered and logged in, students will be able to search and apply for any available opportunities.
and alumni may create an account and access I-Link, here.
For questions about the use of the I-Link system or the GSLIS Community Forums Job Board, please contact Roy Brooks, Assistant Director for Career Services and Recruiting, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (217) 333-6202.
Other Job Listing Websites
General LIS Job Sites
- Center for Children's Books - Youth Services Jobs in the LIS Field
- Illinois School Library Media Association listserv
- Illinois Education Job Bank
- Illinois Education Association Job links
- K-12 Job Spot (United States)
- School Spring (international)
- Professional associations listed on Professional Organizations and Listservs page provide job listings
- News Library jobs
Non-Profit / Government / Community Informatics
Corporate Libraries and Information Centers
Digital and Information Technology