Alumni Career Spotlights

With the skillsets and knowledge learned in the master’s degree programs at the San José State University School of Information, the career possibilities for SJSU iSchool alumni are many and varied. Browse the alumni spotlights to learn how SJSU iSchool alumni are putting their master’s degrees to work. Many alumni are open to brief informational interviews or questions, so feel free to contact them directly to learn more about their work and how they landed their current jobs.

If you are a graduate of the SJSU iSchool, please see the left sidebar for instructions on how you can submit your alumni career spotlight.


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Marina Aiello
MLIS 2011
Technology and Instr. Design Lead, kpLibraries NCAL
Kaiser Permanente
Oakland, CA USA

Mary Ellen Petrich
MLIS 2010
Digital Preservation Specialist
LOCKSS at Stanford University
Redwood City, CA USA

Sara Brewington
MLIS 2016
Business Analyst - Oncology Sales Effectiveness
Nashville, TN United States

Tess McCarthy
MLIS 2012
Digital Archivist in Document Control
San Francisco, CA United States

Melissa Jeanne Anderson
MLIS 2016
Campus Engagement & Research Services Librarian
Southern Oregon University
Ashland, OR United States