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.
Contact Jill Klees at email@example.com (link sends e-mail) with questions. Individuals requiring real-time captioning or other accommodations should contact Dr. Sue Alman at firstname.lastname@example.org ASAP.
Feb. 8 - Your LIS Career Starts Here
Did you know that the SJSU School of Information has one of the most comprehensive and useful 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 career.
Mar. 1 - It is Time to Update Your Resume!
Now is the time to integrate your LIS experience into an awesome, well-developed, and targeted resume that represents you as the information professional you are. Learn about contemporary formatting, how to develop descriptive accomplishment statements, and how to tailor and target your experience to the LIS field. This workshop is appropriate for current students and recent MLIS graduates.
April 5 - LinkedIn as a Job Search Tool
Using LinkedIn is a very effective way for you to market yourself, increase your networking connections, AND be accessible to employers. Are you ready? If not, join me for an interactive workshop on how to update your online presence.
May 3 - Graduated - Now What?
Congratulations on completing your MLIS! Now let’s put it to work. Join me for this interactive workshop 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.