Washington, DC Chapter

Employment Portal

Welcome to the DC/SLA Employment Portal!  Whether you’re a recent graduate looking for your first professional position or an experienced professional in transition, this resource is designed to help you achieve your career goals.

This page was developed by the Employment Portal Development Committee.  Suggestions for additions to this page can be sent to the page master at employment@dc.sla.org.

Upcoming Events:

Learn about local career development events you can attend: http://dc.sla.org/category/employment/

Portal Contents:

Advice: Gain valuable knowledge to equip you for the job hunt. Learn to create exceptional resumes and cover letters, have resumes professionally reviewed, and master the steps for a successful interview.

Job Postings: Access a listing of sites, listservs, and feeds with job postings for the greater DC area and beyond.

Local Support: Network and connect with information professionals in the greater  DC area.  Find a mentor, learn about social networking opportunities, and take advantage of the wealth of other opportunities available in Washington, DC.

Skill Development Opportunities: Fine-tune professional and technical skills, get job search tips, and build your resume with courses offered by DC area institutions and webinars.

Staying Informed: Blogs, publications, and other resources to help stay up to date with government issues, business trends, and the information profession.


This is not a comprehensive list of resources and services; it is only intended for use as a support function. Inclusion or exclusion from this list should not be construed as an endorsement or non-endorsement.


The mentoring program and resume review service are available to DC/SLA members only.

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