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:

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

Join the workshops:

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Your New 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; jumpstart your networking and job search skills, and build the strategies and structures that will lead to your new career.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Create an AWESOME LIS Resume

When was the last time you updated 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.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016
The Value of Internships and More

Gaining LIS experience while you are a student is a key ingredient to your post-MLIS job search success. Join me to learn more about the value of internships and volunteer experiences and how getting involved in student activities and including your course projects on your resume can all be considered viable related experience.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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.

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