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Spring Fling 2011: Grow Thyself (UCLA)
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Grow Thyself: Making the Transition from Student to Professional

More than 30 students from library programs including UCLA, SJSU, Pasadena City College, UC Riverside, the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign and the University of North Texas/CSUN came together at UCLA, on June 3, for a Spring Fling workshop on making the transition from student to professional.

Panelists spoke about their library school and professional experiences and discussed core competencies, networking, and personal and professional branding, and attendees had the opportunity to network and socialize with fellow students and future colleagues.
The workshop was free of charge and was presented jointly by CLA's Student Interest Group and the UCLA Department of Information Studies.
Attendees said:
"Thanks for a great workshop!"
"The information I received was crucial and thorough."
"I loved meeting all the information professionals."
"Great topics and opportunity to meet others in the field."
Allison Coltim, University of Southern California
John Jackson, University of Southern California
Young Lee, University of LaVerne College of Law
Susie Oh Quinn, Information Professional
Leigh Schaffer, County of Orange
Aislinn Sotelo, University of California, San Diego
Mary Woods, Getty Research Institute
Michele Wyngard, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo


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