Community Profiles

Student Jessica Meindertsma Blends Publishing Background with a Future in LIS Digital Resources

What began as an internship at Elsevier, an international publisher of science and health information, turned into a career pursuit for SLIS student Jessica Meindertsma, who works for Elsevier as a Journal Manager in their San Diego, California offices.  

Alum Christy Aguirre Receives the California Library Association’s Outstanding Librarian in Support of Literacy Award.

SLIS Alum Christy Aguirre, Branch Supervisor at the Southgate Branch of the Sacramento Public Library in California, considers literacy a family affair. “If we reach the family, we’ve truly reached the individual. For those who don’t have family, the library is a second home,” she said.

Student Nichole Lemcke Explored Veterinary Records Management in Disney's Animal Kingdom Internship

Student Nichole Lemcke spent her last semester at SJSU SLIS as a veterinary records management intern at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park, where she collected and maintained records for nearly 2,000 animals.

Student Lan Miao Provides Assistance to SJSU Health Science Students During Virtual Internship

During the Spring 2012 semester, student Lan Miao completed a virtual internship as an embedded librarian through the SJSU King Library.

Anthony Andora’s Creative Web Presence Helped Public Library Connect with Users

Student Anthony Andora used his creative writing background to develop an entertaining and informative online presence for the San Mateo County Library System (SMCL) during his Spring 2012 virtual internship.