National Medical Librarian Month on October, 2017: I need info about the national guard?
October, 2017 is National Medical Librarian Month 2017. October is National Medical Librarians Month @sk Your Medical Librarian"
As other contributors have mentioned, joining the National Guard will require Basic Training, so I would first recommend having a medical professional look at your ankle.
Below, I have tried my best to answer each of your questions concerning the National Guard:
1) Do you have to serve a term in the army?
No. The National Guard is separate branch of the armed forces.
2) Is it dangerous?
Yes and no. As with any branch of the military, you might be placed in dangerous situations (domestic emergencies, oversea combat missions, and reconstruction missions). However, unlike other branches of the military, although National Guard units are combat-trained and can sometimes be deployed, units are most likely to serve in their home communities.
3) Do you make money? If so, how much?
Yes, you do get paid for your service. Specific pay levels will be determined by your rank, job, and education level. Additionally, the higher your rank and the more time your serve, the more money you will make. Your total income as a National Guard member will include monthly paychecks, enlistment bonuses and incentives, and medical/retirement benefits. Therefore, I am unable to fully answer how much money you might make.
Generally, member of the National Guard hold a civilian job full-time while serving part-time for the the National Guard. However, there are also members that are full-time active guard. The general enlistment period is eight years, but you can individuals can serve as little as three or six years and spend the remainder in Individual Ready Reserve.
With that being said, you can use the pay calculator to find out what you can earn in the National Guard. Visit this website (), search for the words “see what you can earn with the guard,” and click on the blue “pay calculator” link.
Hope this information helps! For more information, I would consider contacting a National Guard recruiter in your area. You can find a recruiter by visiting this website (), clicking on the “Find a Recruiter” button, and entering your zip code. You can also read answers to frequently asked questions concerning the National Guard here:
- Jennifer, a future librarian
i'm looking for a list of monthly careers example ( feb is national dental month)?
January - National Pharmacist Day (12th)
February - Thank a Mailman Day (4th)
March - National Social Worker's Month, and National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day (29th), and National Doctor's Day (30th)
April - National Landscape Architecture Month and Administrative Assistant's Week, Newspaper Columnists Day (18th)
May - Nurse's Week, National Police Week, Emergency Medical Services Week, National Teachers Day (9th), National Waiters and Waitresses Day (21st)
June - Nursing Assistants Day (15th), National Nursing Assistants Week, Beautician's Day (26th)
July - National Home Inspector Appreciation Month
I couldn't find any for August
September - Be Kind to Editors and Writer's Month,
National Osteopathic Medicine Month, and Sea Cadet Month
October - National Medical Librarian Month, Clergy Appreciation Month, World Teacher's Day (5th), Tv Talk Show Host Day (23rd)
November - National Author's Month, Operating Room Nurse Day (14th)
There aren't any in December that I could find.
what kind of career should i look into?
I am a librarian at a college. It's a third career path for me. I did my undergrad in psychology, planning to be a clinician. Life pushed me down a different path. I went and got my master's degree in library science (the entry level qualification to be a librarian) in order to get out of a job that was eating me alive. It wasn’t my first choice, but it’s a good fit for me.
In the ten years that I've been a librarian, I have worked as an adjunct at a community college, as a medical librarian, as a librarian in a non-profit corporation and now I'm in my fourth year in a college.
Six months ago, my husband retired from the military. We want to go live abroad and we are looking at moving to Mexico. He wants to go to culinary school and work as a personal chef. I'm thinking of getting a TOEFL credential so I can teach English as a way to defray the costs of living. My husband wants to do personal chef work for the US and European ex-pats that are going to Mexico for the same reasons we want to go there.
I will second the nomination of Barbara Sher's books. I'm reading "I Could Do Anything If I Only Knew What it Was: How to discover what you really want and how to get it." I have been carrying this book around with me for at least ten years. It went to Virginia, to Louisiana and now back to Florida. I may take it to Mexico when we go there. I recently started to read it, and I’m finding it insightful.
Your interests say something to me. They don’t say librarian or historian but museum curator, archivist or perhaps cultural anthropologist. I can see you creating and documenting a display of French, German, US and British uniforms at the D-Day Museum in New Orleans. There you have history, fashion, writing, observation, art (graphic display) and WWII all together in the same tableaux. Curatorial work is a field related to but separate from librarianship. Depending on what you do, there might be travel involved for negotiation of traveling exhibits and your own continuing education. All of the research involved would be things that you find interesting, anyway.
There are also jobs for historians that are not involved with teaching. The US Military, the National Institutes of Health and the National Park Service (not to mention the Smithsonian and the Presidential Libraries) all employ historians (second link below). Work for the military may not be your cup of tea, but it offers a lot of opportunities to travel and live abroad.
The last link is to a book excerpt about visual anthropology, which just seemed to reference a number or your interests.
You aren’t so terribly lost or misguided. Lots of people don’t know what they want to do when they get to college, or even when they graduate. Lots of the people who seem to know what they want are just faking it, because their friends all act like they know what they want. Some are deceiving themselves. Or, they’re putting up a confident front to get mom and dad off of their backs. Lots more people major in one thing and then never work in a job related to the degree. The ones that go in knowing exactly what they want and how to get it are the exceptions to the rule. The people like you and me ARE the rule.
My point is that you're allowed to change your mind. The degree is a ticket that opens doors for you. It’s not a chain binding you to a track that goes one way. Have confidence in your abilities. If I can do it, you can, too.
My best to you.