ALCTS Online Chat about Residencies & Fellowships Opportunities

ALCTS Logo The Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) New Member Interest Group is hosting an online chat on Residency and Fellowship opportunities that may be of interest to those in the ACRL Residency Interest Group.

December 4th from 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. EST and is open to all ALA members.

The job market can be a tough place for new professionals who are trying to break into the field of librarianship. Landing the dream job might not occur immediately but there are other great short term opportunities that can help you jumpstart a career. This chat will expose these “other” opportunities such as fellowships, librarian residences, and internships. Discussion topics that will be covered during this chat include how these “other” opportunities work and the benefits of choosing this type of employment.

Please come with your questions and be prepared for an informative session.


Heylicken “Hayley” Moreno, ALCTS ANMIG Member-at-Large

Julie Housknecht, ALCTS ANMIG Secretary.

Additional information is found on the ALAConnect website.

Instructions for connecting to the chas session on ALAConnect:

1. If you’re new to ALAConnect, here’s how to join:  If you want to log into ALAConnect, you’ll need to log in to the ALA website with your ALA credentials, update your profile, and select the option to include yourself in Connect. Once you’ve saved this new preference, you should be able to log in to Connect using your ALA member information.

2. To join the chat (Step 3), you must join the ALCTS New Member Interest Group (ANMIG), which is easy:  Go to and click the “Join” box under the search box in the left hand menu.

3. Once you’ve joined the community, you can join the chat here:

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