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Professional Immersion Day – Fall 2018
August 24 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 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
Friday, August 24, 2018
12:00pm – 5:00pm
Shorewood Public Library
3920 North Murray Avenue
Shorewood, WI 53211
12:00pm | Check-In / Registration
12:30pm | Welcome
12:40pm | Presentation
Rachel Collins, Shorewood Public Library Director
1:15pm | Library Tour
1:45pm | Break
2:00pm | Steps to Success — Fieldwork and Internship Panel Discussion
- Katie Blank, University / Digital Records Archivist, Marquette University, Raynor Memorial Libraries Special Collections & University Archives
- Hayley Johnson, Community & Adult Services Librarian, Shorewood Public Library
- Molly Mathias, User Experiences Team Lead, UWM Libraries
- Vicki Tobias, Curating Community Digital Collections, Program Coordinator, Recollection Wisconsin
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
Archives: Katie Blank, University / Digital Records Archivist, Marquette University, Raynor Memorial Libraries Special Collections & University Archives
Data Science: Michelle Gessler, Senior Research Information Scientist, AbbVie
Public: Hayley Johnson, Community & Adult Services Librarian, Shorewood Public Library
School Media: Robin Anderson, District Instructional Library Media and Technology Specialist, Greenfield School District
Special Libraries: Gretchen Peterson, Research Librarian, ASQ
- Vendor: Linda Scott Zaleski, Technical Support Manager, ExLibris and Clarice Shin, Technical Support Analyst, ExLibris
4:30pm | Reception & Networking
Society of American Archivist (SAA) Student Social @ 8:00pm
Join the SAA student chapter and current graduate students in the archives program for arcade/pinball games & fun!
1983 Arcade Bar
1110 N. Old World 3rd St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Register online for Professional Immersion Day.
Please Register by August 15, 2018
Register Here: Professional Immersion Day