Career development is on everyone’s minds. After all, that’s why most, if not all, of our students come to us. This blog is all about giving you the latest and greatest in what’s going on in the job market. Chock-full of tips and guidance, the Career Blog is a must-read for all students and job seekers.
Center for Information Research and Innovation (CIRI) Blog
iSchool faculty are contributors to the CIRI Blog, sharing their thoughts, ideas, and experiences regarding a wide range of topics. This blog is updated monthly and managed by CIRI Coordinator Dr. Lili Luo. For more on iSchool’s faculty and student research, please visit the CIRI web page.
Curriculum Center Blog
Current students, this blog is an essential resource for you, especially during registration and enrollment. Associate Director Linda Main discusses curriculum developments, such as new courses, schedules, class cancellations, and other important registration news and updates. The blog is hosted at https://ischoolblogs.sjsu.edu/blogs/icc/
Students in all of our programs, as well as applicants, will find the iStudent Blog a gold mine. Written by a current student, this blog provides important information and resources and useful advice, including posts about courses, career pathways, online learning, time management, student groups, conferences, and financial aid.
Students in the MARA program and those interested in archives and preservation, electronic records management, information governance, and related fields are highly encouraged to visit this blog often. Managed by MARA Program Coordinator Darra Hofman and written by a current MARA student, this blog will keep you current with the MARA community and what’s happening in the profession.
Our school hosts virtual world events as part of our Virtual Center for Archives and Records Administration. Co-managed by MARA Program Coordinator Darra Hofman and Director of Online Learning Bethany Winslow, and written by current students and alumni, this blog highlights lectures, conferences, and events held on iSchool Island in Second Life, as well as other virtual world conferences. This blog also reports relevant events hosted by other education and information groups in virtual worlds, VCARA’s VR Exploders Club outings, and events held in other social virtual reality platforms. For more information about VCARA visit our website: https://ischoolblogs.sjsu.edu/vcara/