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Professional Immersion Day – Fall 2017

August 25, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Please join us for an immersion into careers available for information professionals in the MLIS degree program!

Friday, August 25, 2017
12:00pm – 5:00pm

UWM Golda Meir Library
2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53211

Please park in the Union Parking Structure located off of E. Kenwood Blvd. There will be free parking passes available at the check-in table to use upon exiting the structure.

Agenda (Tentative)

12:00pm | Check-In & Student ID (PantherCard)
To get your Student ID (PantherCard), you will need $15 (cash, check, or charge) for the processing fee.

12:30pm | Welcome

12:45pm | Library Tours: Select One

  • UWM Golda Meir Libraries General Tour
  • Curriculum Collection
  • Archives

1:20pm | Library Tours: Select One

  • UWM Golda Meir Libraries General Tour
  • AGSL
  • Special Collections

1:50pm | Break

2:00pm | Steps to Success — Mentoring, Fieldwork and Internship Panel Discussion

  • Katie Ganski, Assistant Director of Libraries for User Services, UWM Libraries
  • Heidi Anoszko, Reference & Instruction Archivist, UWM Archives
  • Molly Scheibler, Youth Services Librarian, Fremont Public Library

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: Tiffany Thornton, Outreach & Community Engagement Librarian, UWM Libraries
  • ALA: Jody Gray, Director, Office for Diversity, Literacy & Outreach Services
  • Archives: Steve Schaffer, Milwaukee County Historical Society
  • Information Technology: Cindy Larson, Director, Digital Channels & Platforms, Adient
  • Public: Angela Zimmermann, Director, Mukwonago Community Library
  • Records Management: Shirley Derrick, WE Energies
  • School Libraries: Jeff Schrieber, Library & Media Center Director, Germantown H.S 
  • Special Libraries: Mary Koshollek, Director of Information & Records Services, Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.
  • Vendor: Linda Scott Zaleski, Customer Support Manager, Ex Libris North America

4:15pm | Reception & Networking


Register Online

Register online for Professional Immersion Day.
Please Register by August 15, 2017



Questions? Please contact:
Julie Walker, Career Services Advisor


August 25, 2017
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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