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April 18, 2017 | 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Category: Special Event
Location: Student Center Hilberry Rooms, A/B, C/D, F | Map
5221 Gullen Mall
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Free
Audience: Alumni, Current Graduate Students

The School of Library and Information Science's Annual Career Fair will be held on April 18, 2017 on the campus of Wayne State University. This event has brought employers and potential employees together for over 20 years.

Institutions such as the University of Michigan Libraries, Brighton District Libraries, Allied Vaughan, Taylor Community Library, Quicken Loans, Epitec, Detroit Public Library and Wayne State University Libraries all will be attending this year.

TENTATIVE Schedule of Events

9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Open Employer Registration
Student Center, 2nd Floor

9:00 - 9:45 a.m.
SLIS Faculty/Employer Meet and Greet (Faculty & Employers Only)
Student Center, Hilberry Room C

9:30 – 10:00 a.m.
Open Student & Alumni Registration
Student Center, Hilberry Room C

10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Employer/Student General Information Interviews
Student Center Hilberry Room C

11:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

On-Site Interviews (by appointment only)

Career Services Office, 1001 F/AB Building


11:35 a.m. – 12:55 p.m.

Panel Discussion – A Library and Information Science Show and Tell



Student Center, Hilberry Room B

  • Holly Flynn, Outreach Librarian, Michigan State University Libraries
  • Ed Busch, Electronic Records Archivist, Michigan State University Archives
  • Jennifer Cornell, Training and Consulting Partner, Proquest
  • Anne Hage, Library Director, Huntington Woods Public Library


12:50 – 2:00 p.m.
Luncheon (Employers and Panelists Only)

Student Center, Hilberry Room D


1:00  – 1:30 p.m.

Resume Tips Workshop -- "How To Sell Yourself" conducted by SLIS Career Advisor, Kim Schroeder  Boxed lunch provided for SLIS student and alumni attendees

Student Center, Hilberry Room B


1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Networking for Your Future –

  • Gail Madziar Executive Director, Michigan Library Association
  • Steven Bowers, Michigan Library Association President Elect and Executive Director at DALNET

Student Center, Hilberry Room B


Presentations and panels will be webcast at https://connect.slis.wayne.edu/careeradvising/


For more information, please see:  http://slis.wayne.edu/jobfair/careerfair.php 

For more information about this event, please contact Kim Schroeder at 3135771825 or ag1797@wayne.edu.