Suzanna Conrad

Information Professional

Registration is now open for the Technology IG's Spring Fling program!

Invest in your future with a "two-fer-one" career and professional development CLA Spring Fling 2013 workshop, March 29!

Brought to you by the Technology & Student Interest Groups of the California Library Association, this full-day, two-part workshop is for new MLIS graduates, current MLIS students, and library professionals interested in learning about alternative career opportunities outside of traditional library roles and institutions and in arming themselves with the essential skill for advancing their careers in a tough job market.


Date: Friday, March 29, 2013
Time: 9:00am-3:00pm PDT
Location: In-person: Cal Poly Pomona University Library; Online: Adobe Connect webinar

"Emerging Career Paths for Tech Savvy Librarians"

Learn which emerging traditional and non-traditional jobs are available to MLIS holders and what it's like to work in digital assets management and information architecture.

"Reality Check: Making the Transition from Student to Professional"

Learn what educational background, professional experiences, and skill sets recent hire MLIS graduates possessed that helped them stand out and gain employment in a fiercely competitive market.

The program will include interactive workshop elements for onsite and online participants, and lunch will be provided for onsite attendees.  (Online webinar will be recorded and made available to registrants.)

Presenters & Panelists

Emerging Career Paths:

Michele Lucero, LAC Group
Douglas Mullin, Oakley
Sarah Stern, DirecTV

Reality Check:

Young Lee, University of La Verne College of Law Library
Suzanna Conrad, Cal Poly Pomona University Library
Mellanie Reeve, Sierra Madre Public Library
Casey Ann Mitchell, Pepperdine University
Rebecca Kemp, Guitar Center

 For bios, visit the event page —

Registration Fees (Registration closes Tuesday, March 26, 5:00pm PDT)

In person

$45 non-members
$35 CLA members
$25 student members

Webinar: Individuals

$40 non-members
$30 CLA members
$20 student members

Webinar: Groups

$140 non-members
$100 CLA members (the person registering the group must be a CLA member)
$75 student members

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