Throughout the year, we organize a variety of career events, panels, and networking opportunities. We invite you to connect with our students and share your knowledge and experience of working as an information or museum professional.
We welcome and encourage you to seek our students and alumni to fill professional positions in the information, museum, cultural and heritage fields.
MI CO-OP – The MI program now offers employers an opportunity to hire a co-op student. MI Co-op students are required to complete either two consecutive 12-week work terms, or one 8-month work term. The next co-op work term will be Summer 2017.
For more information on any of the topics below, please contact
Faculty of Information Careers Office
firstname.lastname@example.org | phone: 416-978-3282
Associations as Your Gateway to Networking
The largest annual networking event is a unique opportunity to talk with more than 150 first and second year Master of Information and Master of Museum Studies students. The goal of this event is create an inviting network Studies environment in which seasoned professionals would share personal experience of what it means to be a member of a professional association and advise our students on the importance of networking with peers through associations. This is your opportunity to meet junior colleagues and future members early in their careers.
Previous participants included: Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives (ACMLA), Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement (APRA), Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA), Association of Records Managers and Administrators (ARMA), Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL), Canadian Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres (CAML), Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians (CAPAL), International Association for Social Science Information Services and Technology (IASSIST), International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOM), Information Resource Management Association of Canada (IRMAC), Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), Interaction Design Association (IxDA), Ontario Library Association (OLA), Ontario Museum Association (OMA), Special Libraries Association (SLA), Toronto Area Archivists’ Group (TAAG), Toronto Association of Law Libraries (TALL), and Toronto Health Libraries Association (THLA).
If you would like to tell students more about your organization, we would be happy to assist you in organizing an information session at the Faculty of Information.
Hire a Student
We welcome and encourage you to seek our students and alumni to fill professional positions in the information, museum, cultural and heritage fields, including:
- Archival studies
- Critical information policy studies
- Information systems and design
- Knowledge management and information management
- Library and information science
- Museum studies
- Records management
- User Experience Design
The MI program now offers employers an opportunity to hire a co-op student. MI Co-op students are required to complete either two consecutive 12-week work terms, or one 8-month work term. The next co-op work term will be Summer 2016.
Contribute to the growth of the information profession by hosting a student placement.
There are two practicum courses that students pursuing a Master of Information degree can take:
- One is for students in any MI area of study, and asks for 105 hours of work
- The other is for students studying Library & Information Science or Archives & Records Management only, and asks for 45 hours of work
Museum Studies Internships
Foster the development of professional competencies in our MMSt students in the summer between their first and second year of study.
During a 12-week internship in a museum, gallery, cultural or heritage organization, or government agency, students participate in your institution’s current activities or long-term plans.
Free of charge! Post all relevant vacancies for work or volunteer opportunities directly on our Job Site.