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Professional Immersion Day – Fall 2019

August 23 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Please join us and learn the ins and outs of a career as an information professional and meet with graduates working in the field!

Questions? Please contact:
Julie Walker, Career Services Advisor
walkerjs@uwm.edu

Friday, August 23, 2019
12:00pm – 4:30pm

Digital Humanities Lab
UW-Milwaukee Libraries 2nd Floor
2311 E Hartford Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211

Agenda

12:00pm | Check-In / Registration

12:30pm | Welcome & Introduction to UWM’s Digital Humanities Lab

  • Julie Walker, Career Advisor & Alumni Relations Coordinator, SOIS
  • Ann Hanlon, Head of Digital Collections & Initiatives, UWM Libraries

12:40pm | Presentation – Life as an Information Professional

  • Molly Scheibler, Youth Services Supervisor, Indian Trails Public Library District, Wheeling, IL

1:15pm | Library Tour

1:45pm | Steps to Success — Fieldwork and Internship Panel Discussion

  • Moderator: Chad Zahrt, Assistant Dean, SOIS
  • Molly Mathias, User Experiences Librarian, UWM Libraries
  • Angela Meyers, Coordinator of Youth & Inclusive Services, Bridges Library System, Waukesha, WI
  • Molly Scheibler, Youth Services Supervisor, Indian Trails Public Library District, Wheeling, IL

2:40pm | ALA Student Chapter

  • Georgia Brown, Chapter President, Current Student

2:45pm | Break

3:00pm | Professional Round Table Discussions — Meet with a variety of Information Professionals and learn about the opportunities and career paths available to graduates of the program.

ACADEMIC
  • Sharadha Natraj, Resource Center, Architecture & Urban Planning
ARCHIVES
  • Bob Jaeger, Manager of Archives & Special Collections, Milwaukee Public Library
DATA SCIENCE
  • Helen Leggeri, Enterprise Architect, IT Metadata & Data Management | Data Analytics & Insights, Rockwell Automation
PUBLIC
  • Angela Meyers, Coordinator of Youth & Inclusive Services, Bridges Library System
SCHOOL MEDIA
  • Jeff Schreiber, Library & Media Center Director, Germantown High School
SPECIAL LIBRARIES
  • Marisa Glazier-Simila, Conflict Analyst, Foley & Lardner LLP

 

Register Online

Register online for Professional Immersion Day.
Please Register by August 16, 2019

Register Here: Professional Immersion Day Fall 2019

Details

Date:
August 23
Time:
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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