Youth Experience

Program Code:     Z113
Degree: Certificate
School: Information Studies
   
General Requirements: Statement of Purpose
  Transcript(s)
  TOEFL/IELTS/PTE (international graduate students)
   
Program-Specific Requirements: Letters of Recommendation (1)*
  CV/Resume
  Master’s degree in library/information science.
  Current librarian**
   
Application Deadlines: February 16 (Summer domestic/international)
   
Contact Program: yxischool@umd.edu or http://yx.umd.edu/
Diversity Statement: The College of Information Studies is committed to
supporting students and ensuring a fear-free, inclusive
space where all students can thrive. The department
recognizes non-binary gender identifications, as well as
the difference between assigned biological sex and
gender expression. It encourages students, faculty
and staff to share and honor preferred pronouns
and names.

*Letter of recommendation needs to come from a supervisor or someone who can speak to the applicant’s capacity for successfully completing the certificate program.

**Must be currently a school or public librarian working with children and teens; or A recent MLIS graduate or librarian who would like additional experience working with children and teens.