Community Profiles

Student Michelle Chimento Develops Multimedia Tutorials and Facilitates Access to Digital Content During Virtual Internship

For student Michelle Chimento, a virtual internship at San José State University’s King Library helped boost her experience as she prepares for a career involving information literacy instruction.

Student Whitni Watkins Develops Social Media Strategic Plan during Virtual Internship

As a social media intern at the Santa Clara County Library District during the fall 2013 semester, student Whitni Watkins learned how to create and implement a social media strategic plan for a public library.

Student Jane Fry Analyzes Survey Data for Canada’s Data Liberation Initiative

Student Jane Fry has worked as a data specialist at Carleton University in Ontario, Canada, for 14 years, and is earning her Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) degree to qualify for a data librarian position there.

Internship Provides Student Allison Higgins with Virtual Archival Experience

Student Allison Higgins hopes that the virtual archival experience she gained during her internship will help her land a job doing virtual archival work for a museum.

Student Jessica Chung Promotes Library Programs as a Virtual Intern

During a virtual internship at the San Mateo County Library in California, student Jessica Chung participated in a wide variety of learning experiences, from evaluating user-generated metadata to increasing the library’s online presence through social media articles and blog posts.