The Career Services Commons, an initiative by the Career Development Subcommittee of the SAA Membership Committee, is now accepting applications for its 2024-2025 cohort of Career Counselors. Please consider contributing to our profession by volunteering with the Career Services Commons!
Applications will be accepted through Sunday, January 7th, 2024. Applicants will be notified of results in early February and should be prepared to begin their year-long terms in March 2024. Applicants must have worked in the archives field for at least three (3) years and should be SAA members in good standing. SAA Career Counselors will serve year-long terms with the possibility of renewal. As a Career Counselor, you'll have the opportunity to offer guidance and support to other professionals. Counselors will be expected to commit a minimum of three (3) hours per month on a flexible schedule and will provide a mix of mock interviews, resume review sessions, and career advising sessions. Sessions are virtual, one-on-one appointments, and last between thirty minutes and one hour.
About: The Career Services Commons is an initiative by the Career Development Subcommittee of the SAA Membership Committee. The Commons is a space for students, early-career archivists, and others to connect with experienced archives professionals. Designed in response to the continued success of the Career Center at the SAA Annual Meeting, the Career Services Commons is a permanent online space for SAA members to access and offer career advising sessions, resume review services, and mock interviews.
SAA Career Counselors offer guidance and support to emerging and developing professionals and offer flexible monthly schedules. Sessions are one-on-one and will last between thirty minutes and one hour.
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