Inland Empire LEADS

Personal Statement

Personal Statement

Personal Statement Instructions

    The Personal Statement is your opportunity to discuss how your personal background and experiences inform your decision to pursue a Masters degree in library and information science, and your interest in the Inland Empire LEADS program.  The Personal Statement is weighted significantly in the selection process. 
    In 1500 words or fewer, please discuss all of the following:
    1.  Your reasons for desiring to pursue the MLIS and your career goals
    2.  Evidence of your commitment to diversity, including your background and experience working with diverse communities 
    3.  How will earning the MLIS prepare you to contribute to the information and service needs of an increasingly diverse user community?  (Please be specific)
      4.  What special skills do you think you will bring to the field and the profession

     Your statement should be typed in no smaller than 10 pt font.
Last modified: 11/7/2011 11:05 AM by J. Mason

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