Community Profiles

Student Kevin Dompier Finds MARA Program a Perfect Fit for Career Goals in Archives

Student Kevin Dompier wanted to work in archives, but found his bachelor’s in history didn’t give him the experience and credentials that potential employers require.

Student April Anderson Applies Crisis Informatics Skills during Red Cross Internship

Student April Anderson has spent most her professional life helping people in crisis situations, so naturally she’s excited to find opportunities to do so in her new career in the information field.

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.