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SIS accepting applications for Diversity GSA

November 6, 2017

The School of Information Sciences is still accepting applications for the Diversity Graduate Student Assistantship. Applications will be accepted until November 19, 2017.

The Diversity Graduate Student Assistant (Diversity GSA) connects with and recruits students from historically underrepresented backgrounds. The Diversity GSA completes special projects aimed to increase LIS career and education awareness on and off campus through:

  • Building relationships with educational institutions on and around campus
  • Participating in the recruitment of prospective students by attending programs, fairs, and open houses on- and off-campus
  • Participating in the review and development of informational and promotional materials related to student recruitment
  • Participating in the coordination of LIS prospective student information meetings
  • Designing and producing regular reports to track, document, and measure outreach progress
  • Making appropriate recommendations for future initiatives based on program needs
  • Maintaining contact with prospective students and providing information regarding School requirements and services
  • Assisting SIS administrative team members in the implementation of special projects and events

Additional details and application:
Interview with current Diversity GSA Lateesa James: