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SIS Career Fair Connects Students and Alumni with Hiring Organizations

March 30, 2018

The School of Information Science Career Fair happens on April 10 from 9:15 AM to 2:30 PM at the Student Center. The event features informative panels, sessions on resume writing and networking, plus an opportunity to meet with potential employers.

Can't attend in person? Watch the panels and presentations online at:
https://connect.slis.wayne.edu/careeradvising/

In-person attendees must RSVP:
https://rsvp.wayne.edu/2018-sis-career-fair

Hiring organizations in attendance will be:

Allied Vaughn
Canton Public Library
Fowlerville Public Library 
Michigan State University Libraries
University of Michigan
Proquest
Quicken Loans
Reuther Library
Ypsilanti Public Library

Here's the tentative schedule for the day:

9:15 - 10:00 a.m. - Open Employer Registration and Set-Up
Student Center, 2nd Floor

9:30 – 10:00 a.m. SIS/Employer Information Exchange
Student Center, Hilberry Room C/D

10:00 a.m. - Open Student & Alumni Registration
Student Center, Hilberry Room C/D

10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Employer/Student General Information Interviews
Student Center Hilberry Room C/D

11:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. On-Site Interviews (by appointment only)
Career Services Office, 1001 F/AB Building

11:35 a.m. – 12:50 p.m. Panel Discussion – A Library and Information Science Show and Tell
Laura Fawcett, Program Librarian, Canton Public Library “The Best Life Business: A New Approach to Library Programs & Services”
Kathleen Schmeling, Senior Processing Archivist, Reuther Library, “Weighing New and Traditional Skills for Creating Great Archives”
Sandra Svoboda, Special Assignments Manager, WDET, “The Information Professions: Disciplinary and Industry Crossovers and Collaboration”
Jennifer Cornell, Training and Consulting Partner with ProQuest, “Using Your Strengths to Grow Your Career Path”
Student Center, Hilberry Room A

12:50 – 2:00 p.m. Luncheon (Employers and Panelists Only)
Student Center, Hilberry Room D

1:05  – 1:30 p.m. Resume Tips Workshop -- "How To Sell Yourself"
conducted by SIS Career Advisor, Kim Schroeder 
Boxed lunch provided for SIS student and alumni attendees
Student Center, Hilberry Room A

1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Networking for Your Future –
Gail MadziarExecutive Director, Michigan Library Association
Steven Bowers, Michigan Library Association President Elect and Executive Director at DALNET,
Wayne State Library System - Student Center, Hilberry Room A