Guest Speaker: 10 Steps to the Perfect LinkedIn Profile
November 20, 2013
98% of recruiters use LinkedIn to find qualified candidates for internships and open positions. LinkedIn is also driving the most views and applications per job posting. (2012 BullhornReach)
Most of us have some kind of presence on LinkedIn, but are you doing what’s needed to attract the attention of future employers or to establish your online brand? Kimberly discusses the “Top 10″ things you need to be doing NOW to make sure you get noticed!
November 6, 2013
Lisa Daulby discusses why she thinks privacy and information security are essential in an increasingly global and digital environment. She outlines the practical implementation of electronic records and content management systems and solutions. Lisa also shares her thoughts on how innovative trends in social media, mobile technologies, and big data are affecting the records and information management professions.
October 23, 2013
SJSU ASIS&T spoke with Aaron Schmidt about the role of user experience design in library environments, and looked at examples of recent library-based UX projects through Aaron’s expert eyes.
Faculty Speaker: Q&A with Dr. Sandra Hirsh (Fall 2013)
Dr. Sandra Hirsh (ASIS&T President-Elect 2014/President 2015, SJSU ASIS&T’s faculty adviser, and Director of SJSU SLIS) spoke briefly about ASIS&T and her priorities as president before taking questions about MLIS internships outside of disciplinary “comfort zones”, alumni activity in ASIS&T, getting the most out of conferences, and how ASIS&T membership can help students achieve their professional goals.
Workshop Speaker: Virtual Internships
SJSU SLIS alumnus, two-time virtual intern, and Virtual Internship Blog administrator Anthony Andora shares his insights into virtual and hybrid internships with the Student Chapter.
April 3, 2013
In this presentation, Michelle Chen covers the basic concepts of information visualization – what it is about, why it is important, as well as some interesting potential applications of information visualizations in the library and information science field.
March 20, 2013
SJSU Career Center’s Jill Klees chats with students of the School of Library and Information Science about job interview techniques: how to prepare, what to expect, and how to negotiate tricky questions.
Just starting your job hunt? Don’t miss Jill’s presentation on resume-building here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f4G36SYL_bY
February 28, 2013
Dr. Weissmann received her PhD from the department of Library and Information Studies at UCLA and her research interests include information literacy, research methodology, information as evidence, and children’s information behaviors. Her talk focuses on the way in which technology is affecting children’s information needs.