CALL Half-Day Institute: Careers

Please join the Continuing Education and Placement and Recruitment Committees on Friday, April 19th from 8:00-noon at Chicago-Kent College of Law for the Half Day Institute on Careers.  Learn more about careers and get insightful job searching advice from successful professionals.  Get individual advice on your resume or cover letter.  This program will aid anyone who wants to advance their career, whether or not they are currently actively seeking a job.

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When: Friday, April 19, 2013, 8:00am-noon
Where: Chicago-Kent College of Law, 565 West Adams, Room 580
Cost: $10


8:00-8:30am — Registration
Enjoy a cup of coffee and a pastry while networking with your colleagues.

8:30-9:30 — Job Search Boot Camp

Part One: the process from application to interview
Our panel will take you beyond the basics of resumes and cover letters and give you tips on how to make yourself stand out. This panel will include a presentation on technology tools for more impressive job talks.

Rachel Jennings, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Career Services Office, Career Development Advisor
Scott Vanderlin, Chicago-Kent College of Law Library, Research Librarian

Part Two: contrasting different job search environments
This panel will contrast academic, law firm, and government libraries to give participants a more clear understanding of the differences.

Stephanie Crawford, Schiff Hardin LLP, Senior Research Librarian
Gretchen Van Dam, 7th Circuit, Circuit Librarian

9:30-10:00 — Resume and Cover Letter Review Workshop
Bring your resume and/or cover letter for an informal and confidential review.

10:00-11:00 — Up and Over: Moving up through management through different paths

Our diverse panel will share how they moved up through management positions across different departments within libraries and their parent organizations.

Ramsey Donnell, John Marshall Law School Library, Associate Director for Access and Organization
June Liebert, John Marshall Law School Library, Director and Assistant Professor
Deborah Ginsberg, Chicago-Kent College of Law Library, Educational Technology Librarian

11:00-11:10 — break

11:10-Noon — There’s an Alternative: Alternative Careers and Settings for Librarians
Our panel of librarians will discuss their careers in different settings, how they arrived in the alternative career and how their library degree is a benefit.

Danielle Hontz, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Associate Records and Information Management Analyst
Valerie Krasnoff, Mayer Brown LLC, CLE Coordinator
Zachary Yontz, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Senior Records and Information Management Analyst
Maria Ziemer, ProQuest, Manager, Graduate Education Program

Please note that CALL’s no-show policy will apply for this event.
CALL No Show and No Walk in Policies for Business Meetings

Registration ends on April 17, 2013.

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