Community Profiles

iSchool Alumna Uses Her MLIS Skills to Further Evolve Her Career

“A core value that was a part of every class that I took was the user experience. Whether we're working at a reference desk, working as a children's librarian or working as a knowledge manager, we're here for our user.”

Experienced MLIS Graduate Finds Her Way Back to Public Libraries as Director

“Working in the library and information science field is a wonderful mix of learning new things every day and serving the community.”

Kimberly Partanen
MLIS Graduate 2015
Castlegar, British Columbia

Graduate Erin Berman Uses Her MLIS Skills for Innovation

“I had really strong professors. They were always there when I had a question for them, and they provided challenging work for me to do.

Recent Graduate First to Receive Advanced Certificate in Digital Assets and Services from the iSchool

“I didn’t really know what pathway to choose, and I’m open to anything. I thought [the certificate] would be a great way to add to my resume and focus my electives. I was happy, of course, to find out that I could pursue both goals of mine at the same time.”

Senior Museum Coordinator’s Career Path Began Right at the iSchool

“There is a lot of flexibility in the program. You can study exactly what you want, or you can study a bunch of different things, and you're still going to come out with that quality MLIS degree to start your career.”