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The information requirement of career seekers in LIS in Kerala has been investigated in this study. The role of the library among the career seekers and the need of the resources and services of the library is discussed. The population selected for the study was the Mlisc students, part time librarians and alumnus of the LIS department and full time research scholars in LIS department. The sample was collected from both University of Kerala and Mahatma Gandhi University. A structured questionnaire is prepared on objectives of the study with closed-ended and open-ended questions and were distributed among 160 career seekers and 154 responses were received. Almost cent percentage (99.35%) of respondents require internet service/electronic resources and respondents (86.36%) required information source is documents which publish formats of application forms. Majority of respondents (98.05%) required documents which are helpful for career seekers in LIS and materials which give information about training and education opportunities.