Community Profiles

Student Chelsie Harris Turns Internship into Permanent Position

Student Chelsie Harris worked as a paraprofessional at the San Diego County Library before completing an internship there last summer – gaining the experience and professional connections she needed to land a permanent position at the library in September.

Student Katie Miller Pursues Career Pathway as a Music Librarian

SLIS student Katie Miller is an accomplished musician who hopes to combine her love for music with her MLIS degree and pursue a career as a music librarian. Miller already holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in music, with a focus on viola performance.

Student Genna Buhr Serves as Mentor for Technology Institute

SLIS student Genna Buhr was recently appointed as a mentor in a prestigious new institute for Illinois library staff that seeks to become a national model for teaching librarians about technology tools.

Alum David Cismowski Takes on New Leadership Role at the California State Library

SLIS alum David Cismowski was recently appointed Chief of the State Library Services Bureau of the California State Library, where he oversees the administration of the “public face” of the California State Library.

SLIS Instructor and Alum Robert Boyd Blends IT Skills with Library Leadership

While working as a manager in the Information Technology department at Santa Clara University in California, Boyd participated in design meetings for the school’s state-of-the-art $95 million new library.