Volunteer: iSchool Master’s students and alumni: Join the iVisit Team!

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Are you a current MLIS or MSIM student, or alum of one of these programs? Do you love the iSchool and want to tell people about it? Are you interested in outreach and connecting with prospective students? Do you like events and volunteering?

If any of the above statements apply to you, then please consider signing up for the iVisit Host program. Some of you might have taken part in an iVisit when you were investigating the MSIM or MLIS program yourself—this is your opportunity to help prospective students decide if the UW iSchool is the right place for them! Continue reading

Volunteer: ALISS Spring Book Sale–Volunteers needed!

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This Thursday and Friday is the ALISS Spring Book Sale! We are so excited for this event, but in order for it to be as successful as possible we could use some of your help!

We will be on Red Square from 10am-4pm, with set up beginning at 9:30am. All MLIS students are invited to help with this fundraising event. Volunteers can help with set up, making change, and/or tearing down. Sign up for an hour shift here: http://signup.com/go/bVQERzm

If you are unable to volunteer, we would still love to see you! Stop by and buy and book or two to support ALISS.

StudentOrgs: SPEP Leadership Applications

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The Student Philanthropy Education Program (SPEP) has opened applications for its 10 leadership positions. SPEP’s mission is to educate students about the impact of philanthropy and to provide leadership opportunities for students. If you might be a good fit, please apply by March 26th.

Why apply for a SPEP leadership position?

  • Because #RealDawgsGiveBack!
  • FREE FOOD, always!
  • Employers look for leadership experience
  • Alumni networking opportunities and mentorship
  • Volunteer/service experience
  • Insider knowledge of UW Foundation/UW events
  • Networking opportunities with UW Foundation board members and Advancement staff
  • Non-profit work, marketing and event planning experience

The service period is September 2016- June 2017, with an offsite leadership retreat in Leavenworth WA, in mid-June.

Please send Elaine Carpenter the following before March 26th at 11:59 pm to secure your interview spot. Times are first come first serve:

  • Which position(s) they are interested in
  • Available interview times (March 30, 31 and April 3,4 between 9AM and 4PM)
  • Resume
  • (Unofficial) Transcript

ICF Tip #10 – Know What Your Schedule Looks Like

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Know What Your Schedule Looks Like

Employers attend the iSchool Career Fair because they want to recruit students to their jobs, internships, DFWs, and volunteer positions. Some recruiters may ask you to sign up for an interview on the spot. Make sure you know what your schedule is like the next few days. If you commit to an interview, write it down! You don’t want to forget about it or accidentally double-book an interview for the same time. Continue reading