Library and Information Science Career & Networking Fair (Cancelled)
Please note: this event has been cancelled.
Although the on-campus Career and Networking Fair has been cancelled, you can still connect with the participating employers listed below.
Read through their descriptions and send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate which employers you would like your resume forwarded to in the body of your email. Resumes must be received by Friday April 17, 2020, after which time they will be sent to employers.
Please contact email@example.com with any questions.
Boston Public Library
The Boston Public Library exists to serve and sustain communities that foster discovery, reading, thinking, conversing, teaching, and learning, in accessible, sustainable, and welcoming facilities throughout the city, as well as with an engaging online presence.
Brown University Library
The Brown University Library advances instruction, learning, and research in the University by providing critical expertise, curated collections, and responsive technology and spaces in an environment of creativity and inclusivity. We foster and guide the creation, acquisition, preservation, and dissemination of knowledge at Brown and beyond in a spirit of free and open inquiry.
Cambridge Historical Commission
The Cambridge Historical Commission seeks to preserve the integrity and diversity of Cambridge's built environment and to disseminate information about its history. The CHC protects designated properties throughout the city; preserves the integrity of Cambridge's many significant buildings through the administration of CPA-funded preservation grants; and honors local projects with Preservation Awards.
Cambridge Public Library
The Cambridge Public Library opens doors to the world’s ideas, perspectives, arts, and occupations and fosters a lifelong love of reading. The Library actively promotes free and confidential access to its resources and programs in formats appropriate to the varied needs of its users and assures its patrons a public space, both physical and virtual, for discourse and for their pursuit of learning and recreation. The Cambridge Public Library serves the 105,000 residents of our City through the main Library and its six branches. E-library services are available 24/7. The Library is known for its exceptional commitment to free and open access for all, protecting the privacy rights of library users, championing intellectual freedom, providing the highest level of customer service, and anticipating and meeting the reading/viewing/listening interests of its community.
See their list of current open positions.
Countway Library of Medicine
The mission of the Countway Library is to cultivate and advance education, research, scholarship, and professional growth in the health and biomedical sciences by facilitating access to scholarly information and knowledge, preserving a historical record, and creating a stimulating and synergistic setting for intellectual growth. The Countway Library of Medicine is one of the largest medical libraries in the world.
The Donohue Group, Inc.
The Donohue Group fills the need for specialized staffing services in libraries, with a special focus on cataloging, metadata, project management, and MARC.
EBSCO Information Services
EBSCO offers library and database resources to customers in academic, medical, K–12, public library, law, corporate, and government markets.
The Cardinal Cushing Library supports the mission of Emmanuel College by providing resources, services, and technology to meet the present and future educational, research, and information needs of its community.
Fidelity Management and Research Co.
Fidelity is a Boston-based multinational financial services corporation. Representatives from the Research Services branch will be attending to meet with students about their business library.
With over 70 libraries, Harvard University includes major collections in the sciences, fine arts, music, humanities, film, maps, theatre, government documents, and rare books and manuscripts. We provide library services to the faculty and students of Harvard as well as the worldwide community of scholars and researchers.
Please indicate whether you are interested in either general library positions or the Administrative Fellowship Program, or both.
General Library Positions at Harvard:
Across the Harvard Library, our work is enriched by our diverse campus community. Our unique and wide-ranging abilities, experiences, and perspectives are integral to achieving Harvard University’s mission of excellence in research, teaching, and learning for our patrons, our collections, and our workplace. We believe that an inclusive environment that cultivates and promotes understanding, respect, and collaboration across our diverse workforce enables our success. The Director of Learning and Teaching Services will promote and embody this commitment through his/her work and relationships.
We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and abilities to apply to be a part of our community of over 700 staff members. Our work with faculty, students, and researchers to explore answers to intellectual questions, enduring and new, and to seek solutions to the world’s most consequential problems, requires that we not only reflect, but also champion our diverse society.
Harvard Library inspires collaboration, reflection, experimentation, and discovery. Serving as an information hub, the Library connects users to related disciplines and to University-wide teaching resources. The Library engages users through curated discovery, digital collections, reimagined physical space, specialized research support, and delivers exceptional experiences to its user communities. Today, Harvard Library’s holdings range from traditional print collections to rapidly expanding access to digital resources. Harvard Library provides the University’s faculty, students, and researchers—now and in the future—with comprehensive access to these materials.
The Harvard Library is a proud member of the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) Diversity Alliance.
Administrative Fellowship Program:
In partnership with Harvard’s Administrative Fellowship Program and the ACRL Diversity Alliance, the Harvard Library Diversity Residency Program attracts talented librarians, and in particular, members of historically underrepresented groups, to provide meaningful professional working experience and to cultivate the professional goals and interests of the Resident. Additionally, through a combination of events sponsored by the Harvard Library, the Administrative Fellowship Program and the ACRL Diversity Alliance, Residents have the opportunity to work in an academic environment complemented by career development experiences. Minimum basic qualification for the residents are a master’s degree in library/information science and a minimum of two years of professional work experience.
John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and National Archives
The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, part of the National Archives and Records Administration, acquires, preserves, arranges and describes, digitizes, and provides access and reference services for primary-source materials in all formats that document the life and times of John F. Kennedy and his contemporaries and associates.
Lawrence Public Library
The Lawrence Public Library strives to serve as an accessible and responsive information and literary center for all residents of the Lawrence community. Through its evolving collection of materials and an abiding concern for its customers, the Library exists to preserve the free development and expression of ideas essential for an informed citizenry.
Massachusetts Library System/BiblioTemp
The Massachusetts Library System, a state-supported collaborative, fosters cooperation, communication, innovation, and sharing among member libraries of all types. The MLS promotes equitable access to excellent library services and resources for all who live, work, or study in Massachusetts.
Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries
The Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries provide public access to legal information with books, databases, and web resources. There are 15 Trial Court Law Libraries located across Massachusetts to serve the courts, attorneys, and the public.
Museum at the International Tennis Hall of Fame
With a collection of more than 25,000 artifacts and hundreds of thousands of images, videos and publications, the Museum at the International Tennis Hall of Fame supports the mission of preserving and promoting the history of tennis and celebrating its champions.
New York State Archives
The New York State Archives preserves and makes accessible over 250 million records of New York’s State and colonial governments dating from 1630 to the present. The Archives also provide records management and archival advisory services to New York State agencies, local governments, and non-government repositories.
Northborough Free Library
The Northborough Free Library provides materials, space, access, and opportunities for members of the community to learn and discover; to enrich their lives and further their personal goals; and to engage with others in a comfortable environment.
Northeastern University School of Law Library
The Law Library contributes to the Northeastern University School of Law community and the public interest by providing inviting and highly functional physical and virtual research and learning environments to promote critical thinking, learning and scholarship. We value diversity, creativity and innovation, and lifelong learning.
Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard
The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology engages in, supports, and promotes the study and appreciation of ancient and contemporary peoples from around the world. The Museum collects, preserves, and interprets cultural and related materials and offers unique opportunities for innovative teaching, research, and enrichment at Harvard and with communities worldwide.
Public Library of Brookline
The Public Library of Brookline promotes discovery, connection, and opportunity for all residents. Through our diverse resources and innovative programs, we aim to enrich the lives of our citizens through free access to information in many different media and formats. We are a cultural destination and a site for learning and recreation, as well as a place where people come together to exchange ideas.
State Library of Massachusetts
The State Library of Massachusetts supports the research and information needs of government, libraries, and the public through innovative services and access to a comprehensive repository of state documents and other historical items.
Walter De Gruyter, Inc.
The independent academic publishing house De Gruyter can look back upon a 260-year history. The group of companies headquartered in Berlin publishes over 1,300 new titles each year in the humanities, medicine, natural sciences, and law along with more than 750 scholarly journals and a variety of digital media. The Group is comprised of the imprints De Gruyter Academic Research, Birkhäuser, De Gruyter Mouton, De Gruyter Oldenbourg, De Gruyter Open, and De Gruyter Saur.
Watertown Free Public Library
The Watertown Free Public Library extends beyond its walls to connect people to ideas, information, education, creative opportunities, and to each other. While preserving the rich history of Watertown, the Watertown Free Public Library embraces the advancement of library service, inspires personal development, and promotes community.
WGBH Media Library and Archives
The WGBH Media Library and Archives (MLA) ensures the long-term preservation and access to WGBH’s vast archive of programming and original materials. The MLA makes WGBH’s historic materials accessible to producers, scholars, researchers, educators, students, lifelong learners and the public.
William & Mary
William & Mary Libraries support and enhance teaching and research and foster intellectual curiosity, creativity, and lifelong learning.