Career Resources

For Students and Career Changers

Historians in Archives, American Historical Association.

Honest tips for wannabe archivists out there by Kate Theimer, ArchivesNext, 2012.

So You Want to Be an Archivist: An Overview of the Archives Profession

Some Archival Career Advice by Jennifer Wright, The Bigger Picture, 2012.

For Job Seekers

The Art of Career and Job-Search Networking: Critical Networking Tools for Job-Seekers

How to Give Your Job Search a Happy Ending
by Roland Baumann
Excerpted from Archival Outlook (July/August 2012)

Honing Your Career

The Bamboo Project
Michelle Martin’s blog will help you gain clarity on your career directions and goals.

The Muse
“Get the help you need to advance your career and wake up feeling excited to go to work every day.”

Workplace Values Assessment: Do You Know the Work Values You Most Want in a Job and an Employer -- and Does Your Current Employment Reflect Those Values?
This short exercise will get you thinking about your workplace values. This site has a variety of tools for students, job seekers, and career changers.

Get the CoSA News Brief

Stay Connected