QLD – Interview Skills Panel and Workshop

So! You’ve created a stellar resume, teased out some STAR selection criteria, and scored yourself an interview.

What next? You’ve got to smash the interview and get the job!

Come join Queensland ALIA Students and New Graduates group for a hands-on panel and workshop all about the skills you need in an interview. We’ll be joined by experienced library managers and have the opportunity to ask them all the burning questions you have about what it takes to shine in a job interview.

Do you have a question for the panel? Contribute to our anonymous Padlet and get your question heard!

When: Saturday 2nd September

Where: Main Library (V714), QUT Gardens Point Campus

Cost: ALIA members free; non-members $5

RSVP: Spaces strictly limited. Please register by 29/08/17 via Eventbrite or email newgradsqld.alia@gmail.com

Key Selection Criteria workshop – Canberra

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The ACT Students and New Graduates Group are holding a Key Selection Criteria (KSC) workshop at the National Library, come join us! Hear about the do’s and don’ts when it comes to writing KSC and how to stand out from the crowd. If nothing else, we hope you leave the event more confident about applying for your next job.

We have some wonderful speakers from the University of Canberra Library, The National Library of Australia, ACT Libraries and the Federal Government who are all keen to help you create the best possible job application.

WHEN: September 5, 2017 from 5.30pm-7.00pm
WHERE: Ferguson Room at The National Library of Australia
COST: Free for ALIA Members / $5 for Non ALIA Members
R.S.V.P alia.act.newgrad@gmail.com (with your ALIA Member No.)

We look forward to seeing everyone there!


Cindy Nguyen and Chris Sonneveld
ALIA Student and New Graduate (ACT) Coordinators


Canberra: ALIA ACT Midwinter Dinner


The ALIA URLs ACT are very pleased to invite you all to an extra special ALIA Midwinter Dinner. It’s ALIA’s 80th birthday this year, and we are celebrating 1930’s style! As it’s so special it will be held in the very beautiful and theme-appropriate Hyatt Hotel. So get out your best 1930’s outfit and come along to celebrate.

There will be lucky door prizes for the best dressed, and a special birthday cake for ALIA.

Date: Wednesday 19th July 2017
Time: 6:30pm
Place: Promenade Café, Hyatt Hotel. 120 Commonwealth Ave, Yarralumla, ACT 2600
Cost: $58 pp for a Buffet Dinner including tea and coffee
Register and prepay: https://membership.alia.org.au/events/event/act_midwinter_dinner
Everyone welcome – both members and non-members!



Brought to you by ALIA SA, and ALIA Students and New Graduates

Couldn’t make it to NLS8? Here’s your chance to hear all about it! Join us as we chat with NLS8 presenters, volunteers, and attendees! With NLS8 only a few days away we have our POST-CON speakers confirmed.

Free for ALIA members, $5 for non-members

Tuesday 4 July @ 5.30pm for a 6.00pm start

Ira Raymond Room, University of Adelaide

Please register at the link provided as there are limited places left

Book here: https://membership.alia.org.au/events/event/aliasa-nls8postcon

Enquiries to lauren.stratton@internode.on.net.au


Katrina Williams (Charles Sturt)

How to deal with change . . . like a boss

Kimberley Dye (State Library SA)

Increasing Digital Preservation Skills in Libraries

Wayne Shephard & Stephanie Simon (University of SA)

Transforming library’s fixed service point to proactive virtual services

Catherine Marais & Rani Thompson (University Of Adelaide)

“Hello, my name is Intern” Upskilling employees at the University of Adelaide Libraries

Pixie Stardust (Flinders University)

Styled for success: A panel discussion on fashion, individuality and dressing professionally for the library and information sector

TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THESE PRESENTATIONS VISIT: http://nls8.com/program/session-outlines/