I live in Northern California, close enough to SJSU that I could feasibly make the drive down to campus to attend classes in person. But many students at the School of Information log in from across the United States, Canada and all over the world.
While the iSchool may be part of a university in California, many MLIS and MARA students hail from north of the border in Canada.
Networking and Professional Associations
Dr. Cheryl Stenstrom, who is both an iSchool instructor and a Canadian citizen, encourages students—especially Canadian students—to join professional associations and to network. “Networking is an important part of any career, but perhaps more so in Canada, where it seems everyone knows everyone else!”