Community Profiles

Recent MARA Alumna Fast-Tracks the Certified Records Manager Exam with Her iSchool Studies

“Reflecting on my testing experience, I recognized that the courses I had taken during the MARA program at the iSchool had prepared me with broad AND specific knowledge - keys to success on the [CRM] exam but also in working in the records and information management field in general.”

iSchool Experiences Help Another MLIS Alum find Dream Job

Perhaps the most significant lesson I learned was that being my authentic self is the most important aspect of professional growth and development.”

Jessica Gilbert Redman
MLIS Graduate 2016
Grand Forks, ND

iSchool Alumnus Climbs His Way to a CEO Position at a Sizable British Columbia Library

“The MLIS program seemed the perfect program for transitioning into more senior leadership positions given its focus on leadership and management oriented coursework.  The fact that I could do it part time and remotely was also a factor, as I kept working full time in my then current job as D

MLIS Graduate Helping to Archive the Immortal Work of Charles M. Schulz

“My love of history led me down the archives pathway of classes. I chose SJSU’s iSchool because it is ALA accredited, and having an online program was important for me since I was working full time and needed to ‘attend classes’ at odd hours.”

MARA Graduate Uses New Partnership Between SJSU and ICRM to Quickly Obtain CRA Certification

“SJSU’s MARA program curriculum covered every area of records management and I particularly like that the curriculum is continually evaluated and updated to align with the job market and emerging trends in the records profession.