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.
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.
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 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.
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.