SIS Career Advising Week is June 21 - 25

Searching for a job or internship can be stressful, but the School of Information Sciences is here to offer help whether you are a new grad looking for your first job, an alumnus looking to change paths, or if you just want to polish up your resume or interview skills.  

Join us June 21 - 25 for workshops and presentations by expert panelists. 

This is an exclusive opportunity for School of Information Sciences students and alumni. The events are free, but registration is required. Click on each of the events below for more information and to register. 

Meet with representatives from the Rock Family of Companies, which includes Quicken Loans, Rocket Homes and Bedrock Detroit. Learn about internships and job openings and hear from recruiters about the hard and soft skills they are looking for in a candidate. 

Hear from Steven Bowers, director of The Library Network and Jenny Marr, director of Ferndale Public Library.

Bowers and Marr will share their experiences and offer advice on how to pursue a career in libraries. 

School of Information Sciences Career Advisor Kim Schroeder will provide tips and strategies for creating a dynamic professional image. 

Graduate Student Assistant Stephanie Weis will present Supporting Your Job Search With an Online Portfolio. Learn why an online portfolio is useful in a job search and how to go about creating one. 

Hear from Margaret Barile assistive and instructional technology specialist for Haslett Public Schools and Patrick Taylor, K-12 librarian, EL/bilingual coordinator for Eastpointe Community Schools.

Barile and Taylor will share their experiences and offer advice on how to pursue a career in School Library Media.

Hear from

  • Laura Evans, product designer, Ford Motor Credit Company 
  • David Foote, director, Endpoint and Application Engineering, Computing and Information Technology, Wayne State University
  • Lauren Bobcik, Partner UI Integration Designer, General Motors

The panelists will share their experiences and offer advice on how to pursue a career in Information Management. 

Learn More

For additional career information and resources, visit our Career Advising web page or contact Kim Schroeder at or 313-577-9783.

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