- Nab my dream job. Or one that will lead to my dream job. I love my job as a library assistant at an academic library, but my passion is within the public library, working with children.
Without setting out to do so, I received a phone call asking if I'd like to be considered for a position I had interviewed for, and heartbreakingly was not offered, last February. And with six
Cue franatic freak out.
I accepted the position, and today is my last day at my current job. I never thought I'd want to work in an academic library, but I was willing to try my alma mater to see if academia would change my mind. I enjoyed it much more than I thought I would, particularly helping students with research (I mega puffy heart love research) and interacting with college kids. But I know that my passion lies in helping the greater public, and eventually, hopefully children and youth.
So goodbye Augustana College, and hello public library world.