The Department of Library and Information Science tracks potential career opportunities for current students and alumni. Visit the Library and Information Science News and Events website for more information.
Catholic University also maintains an excellent Career Services office to help students and alumni secure employment after graduation. They are able to help students with resumes and cover letters and help them search for job openings.
The Department of Library and Information Science suggests a few of the professional library associations and organizations to encourage students to become active in the library profession.
- American Association of Law Libraries (AALL)
- American Library Association (ALA)
- Art Libraries Society of North America
- Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T)
- Association of Independent Information Professionals
- Association of Catholic Libraries
- Association of Jewish Libraries
- Association of Research Libraries
- International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions
- Medical Library Association
- Music Library Association
- Society of American Archivists (SAA)
- Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP)
- Special Libraries Association (SLA)
Organization Sponsored Conference Travel
Are you interested in attending a professional library association's conference this year? Check with the individual associations for student awards and stipends available to help cover your travel expenses.