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GLAM Virtual Career Jam for Library Students

February 23 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

GLAM Virtual Career Jam for Library Students and Government, Library, Archive, and Museum Employers

GLAM Virtual Career Jam for Library Students and Government, Library, Archive & Museum Employers

(Open to all SOIS students and alumni)

The GLAM Virtual Career Jam will consist of a virtual career fair available through Handshake, plus a series of career exploration panels on the following topics!

Friday, February 23, 2024 | 11:00 am – 4:00 pm CST

Registration opens Feb. 14, 2024 – Link Coming Soon!

GLAM includes a full month of career exploration and preparation!

Throughout February, GLAM will be hosting a series of career panels with GLAM employers on a variety of library roles. All career panels will be held online through Zoom and are free to attend. Please see below for details on each panel and to register.

February 5 | Noon CST
Alternative Careers for Library Students

February 7 | Noon CST
Careers in Government

February 9 | Noon CST
Careers in Archives

February 13 | Noon CST
Careers in Special Libraries

February 15 | Noon CST
Careers in Academic Libraries

February 16 | Noon CST
Careers in Public Libraries

GLAM Prep Session

Prepare to Attend the Virtual Career Fair

Need some extra help preparing for the GLAM Career Jam? Julie Walker, UW-Milwaukee, School of Information Studies – Student/Alumni Engagement and Outreach Specialist and Amanda Kienow, Outreach and Communications Coordinator at UWM’s Center for Student Experience & Talent will host a GLAM Career Jam Prep Session on Tuesday, February 6th | Noon (CST). Get an overview of Handshake – GLAM’s virtual fair platform, learn tips on how to prepare your resume, research organizations, identify relevant interview questions, and networking do’s and don’ts.

Tuesday, February 6, 2024 | Noon CST

Register for Online GLAM Prep Session: https://wisconsin-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUqdOGgrzsoE9xiTDEwM2M1RRW4vPgTsiYk

More about the Virtual Career Fair…

At the fair you will:

  • Meet with government, library, archive, and museum employers.
  • Interact with representatives from these organizations through video, audio, or chat.
  • Discover new career opportunities (practicum, internship, and full-time roles) and build your professional network.
  • Never wait in line, ever. Pre-schedule 1:1 or group sessions with employers ahead of the fair or on the day of.

Areas of interest: 

Archives, Preservation, and Special Collections
Cataloging and Metadata
Collection, Acquisition, and Circulation
Data Initiatives, Integration, and Management
Data Management, Analysis, and Preservation
Information Management, Information Systems
Leadership, Management, and Administration
Public Librarianship
Outreach, Programming, and Instruction
Reference and Research
Web Services, UX, and Social Media
Youth/Teen Services 

This event is a virtual event that will be held via Handshake.

Have Questions?

Please do not hesitate to reach out with questions
Julie Walker: walkerjs@uwm.edu


February 23
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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