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MLA ’17 Career Resources

Job Placement Center

Job seekers looking for a new position or employers seeking a great candidate, register with the MLA '17 Job Placement Center. Complete the appropriate form for job applicants for for employers and send to Tomi Gunn  by by May 10. Employers are assessed fees; there is no fee for job applicants. Contact Tomi via email or by calling 312.419.9094 x11 with any questions.

Placement Center hours during the meeting:

Saturday, May 27...................9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 28.....................10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Monday, May 29....................9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 30....................9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 31...............9:00 a.m.–noon

Resume Clinic

The MLA Professional Recruitment and Retention Committee (PRRC) is pleased to sponsor the Dream Dare Do Resume Clinic. Sign up to have your cover letter, resume, or CV reviewed. If you need to brush up on your interview skills, mock interviews will also be available. Participants will have 15–20 minutes with a reviewer, who will offer advice and tips for improvement. The Resume Clinic is available during MLA Job Placement Center hours on Saturday, May 27, Sunday, May 28, and Monday, May 29.

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Volunteer to review resumes or conduct mock interviews

Have your resume reviewed or parrticipate in a mock interview

Reviewees: please send your resume, CV or cover letter in advance to Michelle Zafron at, by Wednesday, May 10.

AHIP Assistance

Stop by the academy booth in the registration area to learn more about the Academy of Health Information Professionals and get one-on-one guidance. Academy experts will be staffing the booth, ready to answer questions and review your portfolio. If you would like to schedule a session with an academy reviewer, please contact Tomi Gunn

Academy of Health Information Professionals Q&A Session

Monday, May 29
2:30 p.m.–3:25 p.m.

Come with your questions about the academy! MLA’s Credentialing Committee will provide an overview followed by a question-and-answer session.

Follow-Up to MLA ’17: Dare Dream Do: Focus on Diversity in Medical Librarianship

Follow-Up to MLA ’17: Dare Dream Do: Content and Sessions on New and Emerging Technologies