Any or all of the librarians would be happy to discuss a career in librarianship with you.
Careers in Libraries - a bibliography of sources, online and in print, from the American Library Association (ALA).
Careers in Public Librarianship - from the Public Library Association.
Core Values Statement - a report on librarians' fundamental values with links to supporting documents (ALA).
Faces of a Profession - a seven-minute streaming video about academic librarianship from the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL); academic librarians discuss what they do and why they made their career choices. Also available as a downloadable zip file. Requires RealMedia Player
"How to Become a Librarian" by Rachel Singer Gordon, Library Journal - an article on what kinds of specializations are availble and how to approach choosing and getting the most out of a degree program.
Librarian by Day's "So You Want to Be a Librarian?" - a great collection of links and blog posts, covering the degree, the job search, skills, and general professional advice.
Occupational Outlook Handbook - Librarians - from the US Department of Labor.
Special Libraries Association Career Articles and Resources - from an association for librarians working in research and industry organizations.
First person: stories about librarians and their careers
Library Routes Project - a wiki where librarians reflect on why they chose the position and where their career has taken them.
Movers and Shakers 2011 - Library Journal chooses librarians annually who are doing interesting things. This article profiles 50 high achievers.
Shovers and Makers - librarians posted their own profiles in this just-for-fun take off on the Movers and Shakers award. From the Library Society of the World.
and just for fun ...
"Should You Become a Librarian?" - a tongue-in-cheek flowchart that will test just how serious you are about this profession.
Where are the Institutions? Check the map.
So You Want to Be an Archivist: An Overview of the Archival Profession - from the Society of American Archivists.
Directory of Archival Education - from the Society of American Archivists.
Occupational Outlook Handbook - Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians - from the US Department of Labor.
Bookjobs.com - a site about career possibilities in publishing from the Association of American Publishers.
About Publishing: Major/Department Guide - outlines jobs in publishing and matches them to undergraduate majors; from the Association of American Publisher's Bookjobs site.
Publishing Programs/Education - from the Association of American Publisher's Bookjobs site.