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Gaining Experience

Take advantage of any opportunities to gain experience in libraries through internships, volunteering and part time work. Make a point of seeking out these opportunities, they'll give you a chance to explore the type of career you want to pursue and will provide you with valuable experience that will stand you in good stead for your job search.

  • Internships: Internships are the Appetizers of the Library World So Nibble, Nibble, Nibble...
  • Internships in New York State - The New York Library Association maintains a list of internship opportunities at libraries in New York State.
  • Get published! Submit an article to the Library Student Journal - An international peer-reviewed journal for future information science professionals edited by students at the University at Buffalo


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