Meet-ups Spring 2018

New Student Meet-ups Spring 2018

Peer mentors for INFO 203 will conduct a series of meet-ups prior to the start of the semester. Topics, dates and times will be listed here as they are scheduled. Each session is approximately one hour in duration. To register to attend one or more of the meet-up sessions, please use the RSVP Form (link is external). You may RSVP for as many sessions as you like. Please return to this page for additional information.

Recordings of the meet-ups will be posted to the Spring 2018 Meet-up Recordings page as they become available.


Mistakes We Made (So You Don't Have To)
January 15 at 5 p.m. (PST)

Six mistakes that we made in the iSchool, how we got ourselves out of them, and how we made sure they didn't happen again

Peer Mentors conducting this session: Holley Cornetto, Carina Langstraat, and Gerard Collins

See the recording of this session. (requires iSchool Restricted Materials login)


Working Full-time While in the iSchool: How We Survived
January 17 at 6 p.m. (PST)

Tips we created from our experiences to better manage school and work while working full-time

Peer Mentors conducting this session: Samantha Voshell and Jessica Dedmon

This meet-up has filled. Please check back here for a link to the recording.


Networking ...Why You Should Start RIGHT Now!
January 21 at 6 p.m. (PST)

Tips on how to better network yourself and your experiences to your peers and your future employers

Peer Mentor conducting this session: Ahmad Merza

RSVP for this session.


Best Practices for iSchool Success
January 22 at 3 p.m. (PST)

Learn about best practices for the three stages of iSchool: Getting started, staying on track, and finishing strong. Topics covered will include strategies for organizing your work, managing time, overcoming burnout, and balancing life.

Peer Mentors conducting this session: Jessica Andrade, Jewel Soon Cheng, and Lisa Molson

RSVP for this session.


No Library Experience? No problem: How to Gain Access When You’re New to the Field
January 23 at 6 p.m. (PST)

Ways you can gain real-life library experience while you wait for your big break

Peer Mentors conducting this session: Monica St Dennis, Emily Moss, and Bryan Duran

RSVP for this session.


Career Paths: You Thought You Knew What Career Path to Take, But Think Again!
January 24 at 6:00 p.m. (PST)

The well-rounded program at SJSU offers you interesting choices for career pathways. Plan your classes at the iSchool to best suit your interests.

Peer Mentors conducting this session: Teresa Innes and Denise Zepeda

This meet-up has filled. Please check back here for a link to the recording.



See the recorded sessions from the previous semester. (The iSchool Restricted Materials login is required to access the recordings.)


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