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May 2020
Friday, May 15 - Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Portland, OR

MLA '19 Career Planning Center

The onsite Career Planning Center at MLA '19 serves as the home base for attendees looking for their next positions, and for employers seeking new hires. Whether you recently entered the profession or are considering a job change, your colleagues in the Career Planning Center can help you make informed long- or short-term career decisions.

Job Placement Center

Room: Hyatt Regency Chicago, Grand Suite 3 (East Tower, Ballroom/Gold Level)

Find your next job—or advertise your open positions—through MLA’s onsite Job Placement Center! Register using forms available below, or contact Tomi Gunn, Return your forms by April 26, 2019, to have your resume or job posted at the start of the meeting; onsite registration is also available.

Saturday, May 4 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 5 10:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Monday, May 6 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 7 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

MLA Resume Clinic

Room: Hyatt Regency Chicago, Grand Suite 3 (East Tower, Ballroom/Gold Level)

Sign up to have an MLA expert volunteer review your cover letter, resume, or CV, or even conduct a mock interview with you. Participants will have up to 30 minutes with a reviewer, who will offer tips for improving your resume or CV or will help you with an upcoming interview. The Resume Clinic is located in the Career Development Center on Saturday, May 4, Sunday, May 5, and Monday, May 6.

To have your resume reviewed--please come to the resume clinic. Drop-ins are welcome!

MLA Academy Applicants

Stop by the MLA Connections Booth in the registration area to learn more about the Academy of Health Information Professionals. Academy experts will be staffing the booth, ready to answer your questions about the program. For an extended one-on-one session with a reviewer, please contact Tomi Gunn at to set up a time to meet. There will also be an AHIP Q&A during the meeting on Monday, May 6 from 1:00-1:55 pm in the Hyatt Grand Ballroom B (East Tower, Ballroom/Gold Level).

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