Collaborate Workshops

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 and Podcasts.

Upcoming workshops:

Wed. Mar. 4, 2015
The LIS Resume

When was the last time you updated your resume? Now is the time to integrate your­­­ LIS experience into a well-developed 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.

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Wed. Apr. 1, 2015
Networking 101

How strong is your network? Networking is the #1 job search strategy, yet few people enjoy doing it or recognize its value.Learn how to develop your own personal networking style to make this job search technique work for you. Identify tips to connect with SJSU iSchool alumni, gain valuable information about LIS positions, the job market, and much more.

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Wed. May 6, 2015
Graduating - Now What?

Congratulations on completing your MLIS! While this is a time to celebrate, it can also be a time of stress when confronted with putting your MLIS to work. Join me for a discussion outlining steps to develop your job search strategy and make a realistic and purposeful plan of action. This is a great opportunity to ask questions.

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All workshops run from 5:30 pm PDT to 6:30 pm PDT and are recorded.

Contact Jill Klees at with questions.

NOTE: Individuals requiring real-time captioning or other accommodations should contact Dr. Sue Alman as soon as possible.


 Next: View Recordings and transcripts of past workshops