Career Development Strategies for Early Career Professionals
Instructors: Annalisa Moretti & Silvia Mejia
Description: This workshop aims to help new archivists navigate the job market, improve their prospects, and provide support during what can be a stressful and confusing experience. Whether you are just starting out, are trying to climb the ladder, or are transitioning career tracks, this workshop will try to give you tools to make these processes a little easier. Some of the topics we will cover include post-graduate career planning, tailoring your education, internships, and entry-level or part-time positions to further your goals, networking and finding mentors, and affordable methods of professional development.
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About the Instructors:
Annalisa Moretti earned her MS in Library and Information Science and Archives Management from Simmons College in 2013. She has worked at MIT Libraries in Preservation Services and the Institute Archives and interned at Duxbury Historical Society. She is currently an Archives Processing Assistant at the John J. Burns Library, Boston College. Annalisa also serves as the Website and Social Media Coordinator for the NEA Roundtable for Early Professionals and Students.
Silvia Mejia has over 15 years of experience working for academic libraries and archives. She received her M.S. in Library and Information Science and Archives Management from Simmons College. She has held positions at Harvard Business School Historical Collections, MIT Archives, and Boston Architectural College. Silvia now works for the State Library of Massachusetts as the Special Collections Library, and Regis College. She has served on various SAA committees, as well as the NEA Board. During her career, she has served on many search committees and mentored Simmons interns and young professionals.
- REGISTRATION -
Early bird (July 13-August 9)
Advanced (August 10-September 6)
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Harvard University Archives
Pusey Library - Harvard Yard
Cambridge, MA 02138
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NEA will issue a refund minus a $10 cancellation fee for up to 10 days prior to the meeting. Exceptions to the cancellation policy will be made at the discretion of the Registrar