Deadline: May 1, 2012
The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Diversity Programs is accepting applications for the Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce (the Initiative), a program designed to recruit masters of library and information science (MLIS) students from traditionally underrepresented racial and ethnic minority groups into careers in research libraries. The Initiative includes a stipend up to $10,000, leadership and career development training, and a formal mentorship program.
- Member of an underrepresented racial or ethnic minority (Note: Racial and ethnic minority group membership is based on the categories outlined in the US Census. Racially and ethnically underrepresented groups include: American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, Hispanic or Latino.)
- Citizen or permanent resident of the United States, Puerto Rico, or Canada
- Acceptance into an ALA-accredited MLIS program
- Interest in pursuing a career in a research library
For complete details and application materials, visit: http://www.arl.org/diversity/init/call.shtml