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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
walkerjs@uwm.edu

Friday, August 24, 2018
12:00pm – 5:00pm

Shorewood Public Library
3920 North Murray Avenue
Shorewood, WI 53211

Agenda

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

OPTIONAL

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 5203
983mke.com

Register Online

Register online for Professional Immersion Day.
Please Register by August 15, 2018

Register Here: Professional Immersion Day

Details

Date:
August 24
Time:
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Venue

Shorewood Public Library
3920 North Murray Avenue
Shorewood, WI 53211 United States
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Phone:
4148472670
Website:
http://www.shorewoodlibrary.org/