The number of positions and status list is now visible to all on the Job Shadowing page. Please email jobshadow [dot] ischoolutoronto [dot] ca to request your top three choices of host organizations for job shadowing. The Job Shadowing team of alumni volunteers will send you contact information for the first available host organization of choice. The program runs until August 31. Please note that this program is only available to Master of Information and CRO students. Thank you.
The Meet & Greet event is a conversion event, for students who have been offered admission but may not have accepted their offer yet. It is an event to showcase what the iSchool has to offer; excite and entice them so that they will accept their offers of admission.
We need your help with the following:
A Student Experiences Panel discussion
Careers & Experiential Learning Opportunities - a short (5 minute) presentation on your experience with either a co-op / practicum / exhibition project / internship / CRO
Mix & Mingle – chat with potential iSchool students about you student experiences and answer any questions they might have
The agenda for the day is as follows:
9:00 AM Registration opens 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Welcome from the Dean
Next steps, registration, advising, financing
Careers & Experiential Learning Opportunities
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Student Experiences Panel 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM Meet & Greet with current iSchool students & staff
If you would like to volunteer, please email andrea [dot] dibiaseutoronto [dot] ca
*a token of appreciation will be provided
Nominations are now open for MISC elections for 2017-2018! Running for MISC is your opportunity to get involved, make a difference and have your voice heard on student issues. You will develop new skills in advocacy, community work, event planing, budgeting and more. It is a great opportunity to make connections with future leaders in the information profession. We are actively seeking representation from all concentrations. There are varying levels of commitment - from Representatives who liaise between another group and MISC, to Chairs who run MISC events, to the Executive with the most responsibilities and leadership.
Nomination Period: March 13 - March 24
Voting Period: March 27 - March 31
Executive Positions Available: President, Secretary, Treasure, Webmaster Committee Chair Positions Available: Social Committee Chairs (2), Professional Development Chair, Academic Affairs Officer Other Positions Available: Tech Fund Rep (2), Graduate Student Union Reps (2), Life and Times Committee Rep, MRAC Rep, Alumni Association Rep, MISC/MUSSA Liaison
Did you participate in the 2016-17 student mentoring program? Would you like to get more involved this year and help welcome next year’s new iSchoolers? What we're looking for: two or three MI, CRO and MMST individuals interested in facilitating or co-facilitating the iSchool mentoring program for the 2017-2018 school year.
What's involved: recruiting mentors, promoting the program to incoming students, and matching mentors with mentees. Most of the time commitment is in mid-to late-summer and the early weeks of the Fall term.
How to apply: if you are interested in helping to lead this great student-run initiative, please submit a brief (200-300 words) statement of interest explaining why you're suited for the role to mentoring [dot] ischoolgmail [dot] com by Friday April 14th.
For more information please email mentoring [dot] ischoolgmail [dot] com