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.
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.
SLIS alum Lisa Webster credits her recent hire as CNN’s Archives Librarian to an assignment in her LIBR 259 (Preservation Management) class with instructor Victoria McCargar.
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.
During the Spring 2012 semester, student Lan Miao completed a virtual internship as an embedded librarian through the SJSU King Library.