More Career Information

UConn Career Center online advice:
http://career.uconn.edu/majors_and_careers.html#la

Visit the Career Center at the Stamford Campus
http://careercenter.stamford.uconn.edu/

Association of College and Research Libraries: Making the most of your (library) career
Librarianship has much to offer in terms of personal satisfaction and career opportunities. I enjoy the freedom, the challenges, and the opportunity to be a lifelong learner this career provides. However, with freedom comes responsibility and the knowledge that your future is in your hands. This can be a daunting realization, whether you are just beginning your career or have been working at it for a while.
Read the rest: http://crln.acrl.org/content/71/5/238.full

How to Become a Certified Teacher in Connecticut
http://www.sde.ct.gov/sde/cwp/view.asp?a=2613&q=321230

Examples of jobs in publishing:
http://www.holtzbrinckusa-jobs.com/

Idealist (Careers in social change and non-profit organizations)
Idealist connects people, organizations, and resources to help build a world where all people
can live free and dignified lives. Idealist is independent of any government, political ideology, or religious creed. Our work is guided by the common desire of our members and supporters to find practical solutions to social and environmental problems, in a spirit of generosity and mutual respect. Explore more: http://www.idealist.org/

Also see: http://career.uconn.edu/careers-for-the-common-good/

Creative Nonfiction
For a text to be considered creative nonfiction, it must be factually accurate, and written with attention to literary style and technique. “Ultimately, the primary goal of the creative nonfiction writer is to communicate information, just like a reporter, but to shape it in a way that reads like fiction.” Forms within this genre include biography, food writing, literary journalism, memoirs, personal essays, travel writing, [and young adult narrative history]. Read more: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Creative_nonfiction

Breaking into Creative Nonfiction, Part 1: The Basics
http://www.poynter.org/how-tos/newsgathering-storytelling/chip-on-your- shoulder/10048/breaking-into-creative-nonfiction-part-1-the-basics/

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