Master’s iWeekly e-newsletter

#26-4 | Volunteers needed for the iSchool Meet & Greet event – Saturday April 1st!

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] dibiaseatutoronto [dot] ca
*a token of appreciation will be provided

#26-5 | Upcoming English Language and Writing Support (ELWS) Workshops

Upcoming ELWS Workshops

  • Wednesday, March 15, 2017: Effective Editing Strategies
  • Thursday, March 16, 2017: Writing Literature Reviews in the Sciences
  • Wednesday, March 22, 2017: Writing Literature Reviews

See full descriptions, dates. times, and locations at:

Find the full list of course and workshop offerings on the ELWS website at:

Keep on top of all ELWS news and announcements by following Twitter at @ELWS

Get Weekly updates on all ELWS workshops and courses by subscribing to the ELWS listserv:

#26-6 | 2017 Helen Ferris Award

The Helen Ferris Award may be granted by the John M. Cuelenaere Public Library to a full-time student of an ALA-accredited school of Library and/or Information Studies whose permanent residence is within the boundaries of the Wapiti Regional Library. See the 2017 Helen Ferris Award announcement for application instructions. Deadline: March 31, 2017.

#26-7 | Reminder: 2017 Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) Scholarships - Call for Applications

The Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA), an affiliate of American Library Association, is pleased to announce the availability of its 2017 CALA Scholarships.
Application URL:
Deadline: April 3, 2017

#26-8 | Ontario Public Service Career Panel – TODAY!

Date: March 14, 2017
Time: 5:30-6:30pm
Location: Room 728

Description: Come learn about a career in government in Ontario's public service. Our expert panel includes members of the Community Service Cluster, Cyber Security Branch, and Digital Government Ontario.

Learn the secrets that make your application lead to an interview. Hear expert advice on finding and succeeding in a job with the Ontario government. Discover insights that will lead to a fulfilling career in public service. This is an incredible experience and a chance to network with the people solving the difficult challenges facing the government today.

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