Job Shadowing Program

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Feb. 13 - Aug. 31, 2017

Sponsored by the Faculty of Information Alumni Association (FIAA), the Job Shadowing program offers current iSchool students an essential opportunity to:

  • Gain valuable insights from current information and museum professionals
  • Form, develop, and cultivate their personal networks and connections
  • Expand their realm of experience 

A few important notes:

  • Students are responsible for contacting their hosts to arrange a mutually convenient time for the visit, between February and August. No classes will be held during Reading Week, so students may want to visit during that time. 
  • Students can sign up to shadow only one host during the first week of the program, to allow as many other students as possible to participate. If you sign up to one host and want to switch to another, please cancel the signup you no longer want.

REGISTRATION OPENS FEBRUARY 13

Requests for registration and questions can be directed to jobshadow [dot] ischoolatutoronto [dot] ca

Due to technical problems with the server, direct log in and registration is not functioning. Students must e-mail jobshadow [dot] ischoolatutoronto [dot] ca to request their top three choices of host organizations for job shadowing. They will receive contact information for the first available host organization of choice.

Please remember that participating hosts are volunteering their time, and may plan activities specifically for this program. It is expected that all students who register follow through on their commitments.

# Organization Type of organizationsort icon Stream Geographic region Student limit Status
1 University of Waterloo Library - Special Collections & Archives Academic Archives/Records Management Western Ontario 1 Closed
2 University of Toronto, University College Library Academic Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 2 Closed
3 University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management, Business Information Centre Academic Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 1 Closed
4 University of Toronto, Robarts Library (II) Academic Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 1 Closed
5 University of Toronto, Robarts Library (I) Academic Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 1 Closed
6 Ontario Colleges Library Service Academic Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 2 Closed
7 University of Toronto, OISE Library (III) Academic Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 2 Closed
8 Wilfrid Laurier University - Brantford Campus, Game Design & Development Academic Information Systems & Design Western Ontario 1 Open
9 University of Toronto, OISE Library (II) Academic Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 1 Closed
10 McMaster University Academic Library and Information Science GTA - Other 3 Open
11 University of Toronto, OISE Library (I) Academic Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 1 Closed
12 University of Toronto Libraries, Office of the Chief Librarian (II) Academic Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 1 Closed
13 University of Toronto Libraries, Office of the Chief Librarian (I) Academic Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 1 Closed
14 York University, Steacie Science & Engineering Library Academic Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 3 Open
15 University of Toronto, Math and Earth Sciences Library Academic Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 2 Closed
16 York University, Osgoode Hall Law School Library Academic Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 1 Closed
17 University of Toronto, Graham Library, Trinity College Academic Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 1 Closed
18 University of Toronto, Government Information & Reference Resarch Services Academic Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 1 Closed
19 University of Toronto, Gerstein Science Information Centre Academic Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 1 Closed
20 University of Toronto, Bora Laskin Law Library Academic Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 1 Closed
21 University of Guelph Library (II) Academic Library and Information Science Western Ontario 1 Closed
22 University of Guelph Library (I) Academic Library and Information Science Western Ontario 2 Closed
23 Brock University, James A. Gibson Library Academic Library and Information Science GTA - Other 1 Open
24 Ryerson University Library & Archives Academic Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 2 Closed
25 Ontario Library Association Other Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 1 Closed
26 Niagara Parks Commission Other Archives/Records Management GTA - Other 1 Closed
27 FSO Research & Information Other Other GTA - Toronto 1 Closed
28 Centre Canadien d’Architecture / Canadian Centre for Architecture Digital Archives Other Archives/Records Management Outside Ontario 3 Closed
29 Southern Ontario Library Services (SOLS) Other Library and Information Science GTA - Other 1 Closed
30 Smart Info Management Services Other Knowledge Management & Information Management GTA - Toronto 1 Closed
31 Shaftesbury Associates Other Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 10 Open
32 Vaughan Public Libraries - Bathurst-Clark Library Public Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 1 Closed
33 TPL-Barbara Frum Branch Public Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 3 Open
34 Vaughan Public Libraries - Ansley Grove Library Public Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 1 Open
35 TPL-Albion Branch (II) Public Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 2 Open
36 TPL-Albion Branch (I) Public Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 1 Closed
37 TPL-Agincourt Branch Public Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 2 Open
38 TPL-Jane/Sheppard Branch Public Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 2 Open
39 Mississauga Library System, Lakeview branch Public Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 1 Closed
40 Carleton Place Public Library Public Library and Information Science Eastern Ontario 3 Open
41 Perth & District Union Public Library Public Library and Information Science Eastern Ontario 2 Open
42 TPL-Brentwood Branch Public Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 1 Closed
43 Hamilton Public Library Public Library and Information Science GTA - Other 3 Open
44 TPL-Toronto Reference Library, Preservation & Digitisation Services Public Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 1 Closed
45 TPL-Toronto Reference Library Public Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 2 Closed
46 TPL-S. Walter Stewart Branch Public Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 1 Open
47 TPL-Communications, Programming & Customer Engagement Department Public Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 3 Closed
48 TPL-Planning and Development Dept. Public Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 2 Closed
49 TPL-Northern District Branch Public Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 2 Open
50 TPL-Maria A Shchuka Branch Public Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 2 Open
51 TPL-Main Street Branch Public Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 2 Closed
52 TPL-Information Technology Public Knowledge Management & Information Management GTA - Toronto 1 Closed
53 TPL-Humberwood Branch Public Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 2 Open
54 Vaughan Public Libraries - Woodbridge Library Public Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 1 Open
55 St Mary's Museum and Archives Public Archives/Records Management GTA - Toronto 1 Closed
56 Burlington Public Library Public Library and Information Science GTA - Other 1 Closed
57 TPL-High Park Branch Public Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 1 Closed
58 Vaughan Public Libraries - Pleasant Ridge Library Public Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 1 Open
59 TPL-Gerrard-Ashdale Branch Public Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 1 Closed
60 Vaughan Public Libraries - Pierre Berton Resource Library Public Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 1 Open
61 Brampton Library - 6 branches and branch /partnership services Public Library and Information Science GTA - Other 7 Open
62 TPL-Annette Street Branch Public Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 1 Closed
63 Vaughan Public Libraries - Maple Library Public Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 1 Open
64 Barrie Public Library Public Library and Information Science GTA - Other 2 Closed
65 TPL-Fairview Branch Public Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 2 Open
66 Vaughan Public Libraries - Dufferin Clark Library Public Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 1 Open
67 TPL-Danforth/Coxwell Branch Public Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 2 Open
68 Vaughan Public Libraries - Civic Centre Resource Library Public Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 1 Closed
69 TPL-Bloor/Gladstone Branch Public Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 1 Closed
70 Ontario Ministry of Government Services, Enterprise Architecture Branch Government Information Systems & Design GTA - Toronto 2 Closed
71 Ontario Ministry of Government and Consumer Services, Information, Privacy and Archives Division Government Knowledge Management & Information Management GTA - Toronto 6 Closed
72 Ontario Ministry of Finance - Finance Library Government Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 2 Closed
73 Legislative Assembly of Ontario, Legislative Library Government Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 1 Closed
74 Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Institute of Ocean Sciences Government Library and Information Science Outside Ontario 3 Open
75 City of Toronto, Legal Services Library Government Knowledge Management & Information Management GTA - Toronto 1 Closed
76 City of Toronto Archives (II) Government Archives/Records Management GTA - Toronto 1 Closed
77 Ontario Treasury Board Secretariat, Information Management, Access and Privacy Office (IMAPO) Government Archives/Records Management GTA - Toronto 1 Closed
78 City of Toronto Archives (I) Government Archives/Records Management GTA - Toronto 2 Closed
79 Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada / Government of Canada Government Knowledge Management & Information Management Eastern Ontario 3 Closed
80 Bank of Canada Government Knowledge Management & Information Management Eastern Ontario 1 Closed
81 Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences Health Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 1 Closed
82 Michener Institute of Education at UHN Health Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 2 Closed
83 Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Health Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 1 Closed
84 McMaster University. DeGroote Institute for Pain Research and Care Health Knowledge Management & Information Management GTA - Other 1 Closed
85 St Michael's Hospital, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Centre Health Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 2 Closed
86 Ontario Securities Commission Law Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 2 Closed
87 Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP Law Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 1 Closed
88 Toronto Lawyers Association Law Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 1 Closed
89 PwC Management Services LP Law Knowledge Management & Information Management GTA - Toronto 2 Closed
90 Ottawa-Carleton District School Board, Glebe Collegiate Institute School Library and Information Science Eastern Ontario 2 Open
91 York Region District School Board-Wiclay P.S. School Library and Information Science GTA - Other 10 Open
92 Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board School Library and Information Science GTA - Other 1 Closed
93 Upper Canada College School Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 1 Closed
94 Toronto District School Board - Library Learning Resources School Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 1 Closed
95 Thames Valley District School Board - Westmount Public School School Library and Information Science Western Ontario 2 Open
96 ArcelorMittal Special Library and Information Science GTA - Other 2 Closed
97 Maskwacis Cultural College Special Library and Information Science Outside Ontario 1 Closed
98 Insurance Bureau of Canada - Kennedy / Martin Library Special Knowledge Management & Information Management GTA - Toronto 1 Closed
99 CNIB Library Special Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 3 Closed
100 Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives Special Archives/Records Management GTA - Toronto 2 Closed
101 Archives of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Toronto (ARCAT) Special Archives/Records Management GTA - Toronto 2 Closed
102 GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO Vendor Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 10 Open
103 ProQuest Vendor Library and Information Science GTA - Toronto 2 Closed