Patrick Sweeney, a 2007 iSchool alumnus, spends his hour-long train ride to and from work each day thinking about libraries.
Yolande Wilburn always wanted to go back to school for a master’s degree, and she looked to her own childhood for career inspiration. “I love the library, grew up there as a child, and found it to be a great way to escape,” Wilburn says.
iSchool alumna Brandy Buenafe will be the first person to tell you how much she loves her work, how rewarding she finds it, and how she is, in fact, not only a librarian, but a public safety bastion.
Canadian Alison Jantz found her niche, supplemented it with the MLIS degree, and landed her dream job: director of a theological library.