SAM, one of our student organizations here at the iSchool, is hosting many events at the beginning of November. Although these events are posted below, you can stay most up-to-date on SAM events by checking out the Facebook Page and the events page of the SAM website.
Tuesday, November 6 / 4:00-5:00 pm / 4113 Hornbake
We will be de-briefing the MARAC conference, planning for our Americana symposium in March, and discussing ideas for spring events. Members and non-members alike are welcome. This will be our last meeting of the semester, so please come give feedback about the events we’ve held and what you’d like to see in the future!
Industry Networking Series: Careers & Internships in Museums, Archives, and Cultural Resource Management
Wednesday, November 7 / 4:30 – 6:30pm / 3100 Hornbake – University Career Center
Interested in a career or internship in a museum, archival studies, or cultural resource management? Take advantage of this opportunity to learn from and network directly with professionals in the field.
Professional dress is suggested and you may want to bring several copies of your resume. Participating employers include: Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, Historic Annapolis Foundation, John Milner Associates, Inc. (JMA), National Archives and Records Administration, Department of Transportation DE, UMD Libraries, Special Collections & Nonprint Media Services, Department of Defense ODUSD, Federal Highway Administration, Anthropology Doctoral Student
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For additional information about this event, contact Crystal Sehlke.
Tour of the NASA History Division Archives
Friday, November 9 / 11:00 am / NASA Headquarters, Suite CO72, 300 E Street SW, Washington, DC, 20546
The NASA HQ Historical Reference Collection (HRC) is a nearly 2000 cubic foot collection offering NASA staff and qualified researchers a glimpse into the agency’s rich and vast history. The HRC, maintained in Washington DC, is arranged by subject but also includes hundreds of biographical files on individuals important to the history of NASA as well as a small audiovisual collection. The NASA History Division is located at NASA Headquarters in Washington, DC, on the corner of 4th and E Streets Southwest. The closest Metro station is Federal Center Southwest. The L’Enfant Plaza Metro station is also nearby. The telephone number is 202-358-0384. SAM will be taking a tour with Chief Archivist Jane Odom.