Essential Information Workshop - Chicago

Friday, May 30, 2014 - 10:00am
Saturday, May 31, 2014 - 4:00pm

Location

Richard J. Daley Library UIC
801 S. Morgan
Chicago, IL 60607
United States

Navigating Career Opportunities in Libraries, Research, and Knowledge Management

Sponsored by the University of Illinois at Chicago Richard J. Daley Library and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

This event is FREE and limited to the first 30 registrants!   Registrants will receive a confirmation email including suggested prepartory activities and contact information for the onsite host.  Please let your onsite host know immediately if your plans change to make space for additional participants.

Agenda

Friday,  May 30, 2014

10:00am Introductions and coffee break
10:30am - 12:00pm Maximizing Engagement & Learning, The Real Colors Exercise - Durrlyyah Kemp, Education, Extension University of Illinois Cook County
12:00 - 1:30pm Keynote Lunch – CM! Winters Palacio, Assistant Professor at Malcolm X City College of Chicago
2:00 - 3:00pm Careers in the Information Age Panel  moderated by Isabel Gonzalez-Smith, Academic Resident Librarian, Richard J. Daley Library and features Robert Jones, Youth Services Consultant at Illinois State Library; Kate Tkacik, Research Analyst, Business Research Group at BMO Capital Markets; Portia Latalladi, Assistant Branch Manager at Chicago Public Library; and Thomas Padilla, Digital Humanities Librarian at Michigan State University
3:00 - 4:30pm Speed Networking with Local Professionals
4:45 - 6:00pm Networking Reception at Hull House Museum Dining Hall with Graduate Students and Professionals 
 

Saturday, May 31, 2014

9:00am Board bus at UIC for field trip 
10:00 - 11:00am Skokie Public Library Continental Breakfast and Tour
12:00 - 1:30pm Lunch Life as a Graduate Student panel featuring  Fanny Carmango, Graduate Student, Dominican University; Ebony Magnus, User Experience and Reference Librarian, Michigan State University; Kate Rojas, Graduate Student, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Miguel Ruiz, Resident Librarian, University of Wisconsin - Madison.
1:45 - 3:30pm Talk Tables: Getting ready for Graduate School.  Assistance on funding, essay writing, resume review, LIS graduate school admissions provided by Kate McDowell, Interim Assistant Dean of Student Affairs at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Katrina Spencer, Library student at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Alex Rivera, Student Enrichment and Community Outreach Librarian at University of Michigan; William Langston, Graduate Fellow at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 

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Location

Richard J. Daley Library UIC
801 S. Morgan
Chicago, IL 60607
United States
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