When SLIS student Geri Bodeker heard about a job opening at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation, she knew just where to go to brush up on her interviewing skills — the SLIS career development website.
SLIS student Genna Buhr was recently appointed as a mentor in a prestigious new institute for Illinois library staff that seeks to become a national model for teaching librarians about technology tools.
As an analyst at a market research firm, SLIS student Karen Olympia experienced firsthand what it’s like to be awash in data. And it started her thinking about better ways to access and present information.
For SLIS student Angelo Roselle, participating in a research project with Dr. Patricia Franks regarding how government agencies can manage records created using new social media tools seemed like an ideal mixture of his personal passions and professional goals.
SLIS student James Hicks currently works as an adjunct English professor at three separate universities in Japan, owns a small business that sells pure beeswax candles, and has two young children. On top of all of that, Hicks is pursuing his MLIS degree to position himself for a new career when his family eventually returns to North America in another five or six years.