Alumni Career Spotlights

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Alumni Career Spotlights

With the skillsets and knowledge learned in the master’s degree programs at the San José State University School of Information, the career possibilities for iSchool alumni are many and varied. Browse the alumni spotlights to learn how iSchool alumni are putting their master’s degrees to work. Many alumni are open to brief informational interviews or questions, so feel free to contact them directly to learn more about their work and how they landed their current jobs. If you are a graduate of the iSchool, please submit your alumni career spotlight.

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Sarah Bates

Sarah Bates

MLIS 2009
Research Services Librarian
Cooley LLP
Palo Alto, CA USA

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Heather Devine

Heather Devine

MLIS 2009
Circle of Learning Project Manager
San Jose State University Research Foundation
San Jose, CA USA

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Norma Durian

Norma Durian

MLIS 2009
Research & Instruction Librarian
University of La Verne
La Verne, CA USA​

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Jen Funk

Jen Funk

MLIS 2009
Public Services Librarian
McKendree University
Lebanon, IL USA

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Erin Hawkins

Erin Hawkins

MLIS 2009 {Beta Phi Mu Member}
Metadata Specialist
Library of Congress
Washington, DC USA

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Beth Lambert Jen

Beth Lambert Jen

MLIS 2009
Librarian and Teacher
Fei Tian Academy of the Arts California
San Francisco, CA USA

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Jonathan Paulo

Jonathan Paulo

MLIS 2009
Online Learning and Reference Librarian
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA USA

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Daniel Ransom

Daniel Ransom

MLIS 2009
Librarian for Research and Electronic Resources
Holy Names University
Oakland, CA USA

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Justin Azevedo

Justin Azevedo

MLIS 2008 {Beta Phi Mu Member}
Teen/Adult Librarian
Sacramento Public Library
Sacramento, CA USA

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Rachel Ivy Clarke

Rachel Ivy Clarke

MLIS 2008
Assistant Professor
Syracuse University School of Information Studies
Syracuse, NY USA

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Lisa Conrad

Lisa Conrad

MLIS 2008
Digital Scholarship Librarian
California College of the Arts
San Francisco, CA USA

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Chris Livingston

Chris Livingston

MLIS 2008
Archives-Digital Initiatives
California State University, Bakersfield
Bakersfield, CA USA

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Leslie Wolf

Leslie Wolf

MLIS 2008
Project Manager
California Digital Library
Oakland, CA USA

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Brandy Buenafe

Brandy Buenafe

MLIS 2007
Principal Librarian
California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
Sacramento, CA USA

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Kirstie Harless

Kirstie Harless

MLIS 2007
Librarian
Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising
San Francisco, CA USA

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Steven Williams

Steven Williams

MLIS 2007
Instructional Designer/Project Manager
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA USA

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Ryan Gan

Ryan Gan

MLIS 2006
Systems Librarian/Assistant Professor
El Camino College​
Torrance, CA USA

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Holly Tomren

Holly Tomren

MLIS 2005
Head, Metadata Services
Drexel University Libraries
Philadelphia, PA USA