The career services at the iSchool include the resources, tools, and advice that all students and alumni can use to make career decisions that best fit their goals. Services offered include:
- Career advising
- Career resources
Employer Showcase – in collaboration with Master of Information Student Council
To find more information about career services, read the iSchool's Careers Officer article on the admissions blog.
Each month, from September to April, one or more career development topics will be discussed in a career workshop. The schedule of career development workshops for 2012-13 is as follows:
Location: Room 417
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
|Resume and CV||Cover letter||
Sept. 28, Dec. 10
|Oct. 1, Dec. 14||Oct. 26, Dec. 3||Nov. 2, Dec. 7||Nov. 23, Dec. 17|
|Resume & CV||Cover letter||Job interview||
& your online
|January 18||January 25||February 8||February 15|
Panels and networking events with professionals in a variety of fields will be organized throughout the year. By attending these events, you will be able to connect and network with peers and alumni, and have a chance to ask specific questions about your professional development plan.
Associations as Your Gateway to Networking
Date: Tuesday, November 27
TIme: 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Inforum, iSchool
BIG EVENT! This is a unique opportunity to talk with more than 20 professionals, including many Managers and Directors of museums, libraries, archives, health institutions, law firms, and more. Come to learn how associations can assist you in your career development. All iSchool MI and MMSt students are invited.
With delicious food and refreshments, spend two hours focusing on expanding your career network!
Come to meet 29 representatives of 15 associations, including:
|AAO||Archives Association of Ontario||Sarah Ferencz, Kelli Babcock, Sara Allain|
|ACMLA||Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives||Rosa Orlandini|
|APRA||Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement||Selen Hur, Gretchen Wintermeyer|
|ARLIS/NA||Art Libraries Society of North America, Ontario chapter||Effie Patelos, Daniel Payne|
|ARMA||Archives and Records Management Association||Ewa Wegier|
|COACH||Canada's Health Informatics Association||Alison Gardner, Annabelle Sumenap, Andrew Schroen|
|IASSIST||International Association for Social Science Information Services and Technology||Walter Giesbrecht|
|IRMAC||Information Resource Management Association of Canada||Neil Hepburn|
|OAAG||Ontario Association of Art Galleries||Veronica Quach, Amanda Tamul|
|OLA||Ontario Libraries Association||Shelagh Paterson, Susanna Hubbard Krimmer|
|OMA||Ontario Museum Association||Sonia Briglio, Mary Colier, Pierre Bois|
|SLA||Special Libraries Association, Toronto chapter||Laura Warner, Erin McDonald|
|TALL||Toronto Association of Law Libraries||Eve Leung, Jillian Taylor|
|THLA||Toronto Health Libraries Association||Julie Waddick, Sheila Lacroix|
|T-SLIS||Toronto Special Libraries and Information Services||Suzanne LeBlanc, Kejo Buchanan|
All iSchool MI and MMSt students are invited.
To get advice on career decisions, you can book individual consultations with the Careers Officer, to discuss career topics ranging from planning your career, to writing resumes and preparing for interviews. All sessions are confidential. No information is shared with any members of the Faculty of Information, or anyone else, except by written request of the student, or as required by law. Appointments are available during the week, and can be booked with the isidora [dot] petrovicutoronto [dot] ca (subject: Career%20advising) (Careers Officer), Isidora Petrovic.
- Career resources – list of career and job websites
Resume examples - skills based style and functional/combination style
This event is organized by the Master of Information Student Council. It is usually held in January, and attracts a variety of organizations, from libraries to hospitals, institutes, government organizations and more.