Collaborate Career Development Workshop
First Wednesday of the Month Series
Each month during the academic year, Jill Klees, iSchool Career Center Liaison, conducts informal workshops for current students and alumni via Blackboard Collaborate. These workshops allow for an interactive question and answer discussion with a focus on different topics such as resume writing, telephone interviewing, the job search, etc. These workshops are recorded and made available as Collaborate Recordings.
All workshops run from 5:30 pm PDT to 6:30 pm PDT and are recorded.
Wednesday, Sept. 7 - Your New LIS Career Starts Here!
This workshop is for ALL students. Did you know that the SJSU School of Information has one of the most comprehensive career resource information sites in the entire library and information science field? Come find out more as we explore the Career Development site. Learn about all the iSchool resources to help you consider and choose your career direction; discover different work options and opportunities; jump start your networking and job search skills, and build the strategies and structures that will lead to your new LIS career.
Wednesday, Oct. 5 - Tips and Tricks for the Reluctant Networker
Are you a self-proclaimed introvert, wallflower, or just plain reluctant when it comes to meeting new people even though you know how important networking is to your job search strategy? You are not alone! Join other MLIS students and learn how-to start conversations, develop your personal networking style, keep networking connections alive, and more.
Wednesday, Nov. 2 - Interview like a Super Star!
Why should I hire you? Why do you want this job? What are your top 3 strengths and how can they help my organization? Can you answer these interview questions like a super star? If not, join other MLIS students and learn how to prep for your next interview, craft answers to common interview questions, and boost your interviewing confidence.
Wednesday, Dec. 7 - Graduating – Now What?
Congratulations on completing your MLIS! Now let’s put it to work. Join me for an interactive dialogue outlining steps to develop your job search strategy and make a realistic and purposeful plan of action. This is an open Q&A format for anyone looking for a job. Come with an open mind and all of your job search questions.