GSLIS Career Day

Saturday, February 15, 2014 -
8:30am to 2:00pm
Parmer Hall
Join us for our annual Career Day, hosted by the GSLIS Alumni Council, where you'll have the opportunity to hear from and network with library and information science professionals from across the field.

The day will begin with coffee and registration at 8:30 a.m., and should wind up by 2 p.m. Check back for updates as speakers are confirmed. Participation is free of charge, with registration required. Fill in the form below to let us know you're coming.


8:30 a.m. Coffee and registration

9 a.m. Welcome remarks: Kate Marek, GSLIS Dean and Professor

9:15 a.m. Panel presentation: "Where (Else) Can You Work with an MLIS?" Valeria Hunter, MLIS expected 2014, Knowledge Management and Organizational Learning Lead, BP; David Seleb, MLIS '95, Executive Director, Oak Park Public Library; and Penny Sympson, MLIS '97, Corporate Librarian, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.

10:15 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m. Presentation: "Effective Use of Social Media and Online Job Sites:" Leah White, MLIS '08, Head of Popular Materials, Ela Area Public Library

11:30 a.m. Networking

11:45 a.m. Lunch

12:30 p.m. Round Robin Table Topics ("Your Elevator Speech," "Preparing for an Interview," "Unique Aspects of the SLMP Job Search," "Responding to an Offer," and an unconference topic to be selected by participants)

2 p.m. Closing remarks