Career Prep

Prepare for a career doing what you love

From the beginning stages of career exploration all the way through to a job offer, ILS faculty and staff are here to help you launch a long and fruitful career as a librarian or information professional.

Imagine a future where anything is possible

ILS grads go on to work in a dynamic range of settings, including museums, libraries, and archives—such as the National Baseball Hall of Fame and the Library of Congress—and top technology companies, including Amazon, Microsoft, and GE. Wherever you land, you’ll be prepared to innovate and meaningfully contribute to the fields of information and library science.

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Put simply, I would not envision being in the position I am today without the education I received at IU.

Brendan Fay, MLS/MA ’08

Keep your eye on tomorrow by reviewing current, full-time job postings

You might not be looking for a full-time job just yet, but reading descriptions for full-time work while you're still in school is a great way to discover new career possibilities, along with the job skills employers are seeking.

Start your search for full-time job postings here:

To find even more career resources, visit Luddy Career Services, our school-wide career services office.

More about Handshake

Handshake is the digital portal where you can:

  • Search for open positions and apply for jobs online
  • Make resumes, cover letters, and other documents available to recruiters
  • Request interviews with employers interviewing on campus
  • Search and RSVP for employer-related events
  • Schedule an appointment with an ILS Student Career Analyst

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