iStudent Blog https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog Students in all of our programs, as well as applicants, will find the iStudent Blog a gold mine. Written by ... en Library Conferences Go Virtual https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/library-conferences-go-virtual <p> <strong>Published:</strong> September 16,&nbsp;2020 by Havilah Joy-Steinman Bakken </p> <p> Each incoming student at the <a href="/">iSchool at San José State University</a> has the opportunity to join one professional association free of cost for one year. This <a href= "/student-professional-association-memberships">perk of enrollment</a> in the program offers returns in spades depending on the level of involvement each particular student chooses to dedicate to their chosen association. During my first semester in the <a href="/master-library-and-information-science">MLIS program</a> at the iSchool, I chose to join the <a href= "http://www.ala.org/">American Library Association</a> (ALA), and have remained a member since. Founded on October 6, 1876, during the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, ALA is a pillar of librarianship ethics and best practices and remains on the cutting edge of information technology. This has never been more true now during the time of the pandemic when ALA seamlessly moved their <a href="https://2020.alavirtualevent.org/">annual conference online</a>. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/library-conferences-go-virtual" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/library-conferences-go-virtual#comments iStudent Blog iStudent Blog iStudent Blog: Professional Development Wed, 16 Sep 2020 18:17:00 +0000 havilah.steinman@sjsu.edu 6290 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu SJSU iSchool Highlights Student Wellness https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/sjsu-ischool-highlights-student-wellness <p> <strong>Published:</strong> July 26, 2020 by Havilah Joy-Steinman Bakken </p> <p> It’s been quite the summer at the iSchool at <a href="/">San José State University</a>. Fall classes are right around the corner and summer classes are well underway. While all of the&nbsp;programs, including <a href= "/master-library-and-information-science">MLIS</a>, <a href= "/master-archives-and-records-administration">MARA</a> and <a href="/ms-informatics">MS in Informatics</a>, are delivered 100% online, this has not been a normal season. With the threat of the pandemic growing at varying rates throughout the world, finding wellness and joyful moments has proved to be even more difficult. In light of this, please review the excellent free resources below available to all SJSU iSchool students. </p><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-related-content"><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-site-content"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/istudent-blog/what-mindfulness-anyway">What is Mindfulness, Anyway?</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/sjsu-ischool-highlights-student-wellness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/sjsu-ischool-highlights-student-wellness#comments iStudent Blog iStudent Blog Home: Spotlight iStudent Blog: iSchool 101 Sun, 26 Jul 2020 12:17:00 +0000 havilah.steinman@sjsu.edu 6262 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Ask Me Anything with Dr. Sandy Hirsh https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/ask-me-anything-dr-sandy-hirsh <p> <strong>Published:</strong> June 18, 2020 by Havilah Joy-Steinman Bakken </p> <p> Dr. Sandy Hirsh hosted one of her final Ask Me Anything sessions before she transitioned to her new position as associate dean for academics in the SJSU College of Professional and Global Education. Hirsh served in the role of Director of the iSchool for over ten years and you can read more about her excellent service and leadership <a href= "/news/ischool-director-transitions-new-leadership-role-sjsu">here</a>. I had the opportunity to attend the session and have chosen a few questions to highlight for you all below (click <a href= "https://sjsu.zoom.us/rec/share/_4sscpTS-0pJctb01FuEe6o_IcP9T6a823IX-qVeyR6t4uIpT774i9ESLcnXE3Ps"> here</a> to view the recording). As new safety measures with Zoom are implemented, check your email for the recording password. The subject line of the email is “[Event] Recording of Director’s “Ask Me Anything” Session” </p><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-related-content"><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-site-content"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/istudent-blog/ischool-directors-ask-me-anything-continues">iSchool Director&#039;s &quot;Ask Me Anything&quot; Continues</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/ask-me-anything-dr-sandy-hirsh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/ask-me-anything-dr-sandy-hirsh#comments iStudent Blog iStudent Blog iStudent Blog: iSchool 101 Fri, 19 Jun 2020 00:56:00 +0000 havilah.steinman@sjsu.edu 6221 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Equip Yourself for a Successful Summer! https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/equip-yourself-successful-summer <p> <strong>Published:</strong> June 12, 2020 by Havilah Joy-Steinman Bakken </p> <p> Summer is here, and while it may look different from what we expect, this is an excellent time to get equipped for a fabulous library and information science career. Whether you’re just starting summer classes, getting geared up for the e-Portfolio or about to start classes in the fall, check out this roundup of virtual events and resources below to jump start, or continue to evolve, your experience in the library and information science profession!&nbsp; </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/equip-yourself-successful-summer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/equip-yourself-successful-summer#comments iStudent Blog iStudent Blog Home: Spotlight iStudent Blog: Professional Development Fri, 12 Jun 2020 04:56:00 +0000 havilah.steinman@sjsu.edu 6228 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu The e-Portfolio: Myths and Truths https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/e-portfolio-myths-and-truths <p> <strong>Published:</strong> May 31, 2020 by Havilah Joy-Steinman Bakken </p> <p> The <a href="/info-289-e-portfolio-handbook">e-Portfolio</a> is a capstone experience the majority of <a href="/">iSchool students at San José State University</a> will plan for, experience and benefit from. This large, scholastic decathlon represents not only your upcoming freedom from school, but also your newly garnered skills and brilliance in the library and information profession field. Each student has their own unique perspective and experience working through it, but the majority of us experience at least some amount of anxiety while it looms ahead of us. I had the opportunity to complete the e-Portfolio amidst the craziness of life, and I hope what I discovered from my own personal experience, and chatting with my fellow students, is helpful to you! </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/e-portfolio-myths-and-truths" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/e-portfolio-myths-and-truths#comments iStudent Blog iStudent Blog iStudent Blog: iSchool 101 Mon, 01 Jun 2020 01:41:00 +0000 havilah.steinman@sjsu.edu 6210 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Internet Me Is Doing Great by ALASC https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/internet-me-doing-great-alasc <p> <strong>Published:</strong> May 1,&nbsp;2020 by Havilah Steinman </p> <p> With the majority of people at home during the pandemic, social media has become even more pervasive in the way we interact, build community and job search. <a href="/">San José State University iSchool</a>’s <a href= "http://ischoolgroups.sjsu.edu/alasc/wp-students/">American Library Association Student Chapter</a> (ALASC) recently hosted the live virtual webinar, Internet Me Is Doing Great, and the recording is now viewable on their <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hAp4mT-M7rg">YouTube channel</a>. See below for highlights of this timely and informative event! </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/internet-me-doing-great-alasc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/internet-me-doing-great-alasc#comments iStudent Blog iStudent Blog Home: Spotlight iStudent Blog: Professional Development Fri, 01 May 2020 16:00:00 +0000 havilah.steinman@sjsu.edu 6134 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu What is Mindfulness, Anyway? https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/what-mindfulness-anyway <p> <strong>Published:</strong> April 24,&nbsp;2020 by Havilah Steinman </p> <p> Diversity is an important value of faculty and administration at <a href="/">San José State University iSchool</a>. One of the projects the iSchool’s <a href= "/post/diversity-committee">diversity committee</a> works towards is creating engaging content that fosters that value. Recently, a diversity webinar series took a long look at mindfulness, and it’s role in the corporate world. See below for highlights of the recorded webinar <a href="https://youtu.be/QowV8kgwHX8">What is Mindfulness, Anyway?</a> by speaker <a href= "/speaker/jamie-lin-mlis">Jamie Lin</a>. Hopefully, this timely topic offers insight during a time of such stress and uncertainty in our country. For more engaging content, check out <a href= "http://bit.ly/sjsu-ischool-itunes">SJSU iSchool Podcast Feed via Apple Podcasts</a>, <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/sjsuischool">SJSU iSchool YouTube Channel</a> and <a href="/demand-webcasts">iSchool On-Demand Webcasts Portal.</a> </p><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-related-content"><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-site-content"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/istudent-blog/dr-michael-stephens-and-power-stories">Dr. Michael Stephens and the Power of Stories</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/what-mindfulness-anyway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/what-mindfulness-anyway#comments iStudent Blog iStudent Blog iStudent Blog: Community and Engagement Sat, 25 Apr 2020 15:08:00 +0000 havilah.steinman@sjsu.edu 6133 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Looking for a Job? Check out the Career Blog! https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/looking-job-check-out-career-blog <p> <strong>Published:</strong> April 19,&nbsp;2020 by Havilah Steinman </p> <p> San José State University’s iSchool has an incredible set of career resources for alumni and current students to access. Being in an online program does not mean you’re completely on your own when looking for internships, volunteer opportunities or jobs. In fact, it actually means you are at an advantage because you have access to incredible career resources at the touch of a button. Of those resources, the career blog is one of the best. Written and curated by the <a href="/student-research-journal">Student Research Journal</a>’s Editor-in-Chief <a href= "https://www.linkedin.com/in/gretasnyder/">Greta Synder</a>, the resource&nbsp;is full of information from the perspective of this recently graduated student!&nbsp; </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/looking-job-check-out-career-blog" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/looking-job-check-out-career-blog#comments iStudent Blog iStudent Blog: Careers iStudent Blog Sun, 19 Apr 2020 16:00:00 +0000 havilah.steinman@sjsu.edu 6123 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu ASIS&T Hosts Distance Medical Librarian Webinar https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/asist-hosts-distance-medical-librarian-webinar <p> <strong>Published:</strong> April 16, 2020 by Havilah Steinman </p> <p> <a href="/student-groups">Student chapters</a> of professional associations at <a href="/">San José State University iSchool</a> are a catalyst for real-world experience and connecting theory to practical application. San José State University Chapter of the <a href="https://ischoolgroups.sjsu.edu/asistsc/">Association for Information Science & Technology</a> is no exception, and works hard to bring in speakers to host live webinars for the student body. Their mission to connect students with current professionals in the information field is exemplified by one of their recent events, Distance Medical Librarian Webinar! This live event was recorded and is now viewable on their <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SDv-z0frV1A">Youtube Channel</a>. See below for a roundup of helpful insight from their fantastic webinar. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/asist-hosts-distance-medical-librarian-webinar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/asist-hosts-distance-medical-librarian-webinar#comments iStudent Blog iStudent Blog iStudent Blog: Student Groups Fri, 17 Apr 2020 00:58:00 +0000 havilah.steinman@sjsu.edu 6132 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu iSchool Life During the Pandemic https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/ischool-life-during-pandemic <p> <strong>Published:</strong> April 7, 2020 by Havilah Steinman </p> <p> While the <a href="/">iSchool at San José State University</a> is a fully online school, COVID-19 has a drastic effect on the LIS community. Our classes are not affected, but everyone is dealing with the effects this global pandemic has on their respective communities and personal lives. Below is a roundup of resources that may be helpful in this difficult time.&nbsp; </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/ischool-life-during-pandemic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/ischool-life-during-pandemic#comments iStudent Blog iStudent Blog iStudent Blog: Community and Engagement Home: Spotlight Wed, 08 Apr 2020 00:44:00 +0000 havilah.steinman@sjsu.edu 6131 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu MARA Student Vida Barone Shares Her Insight https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/mara-student-vida-barone-shares-her-insight <p> <strong>Published:</strong> March 24, 2020 by Havilah Steinman </p> <p> Wondering what current students of the <a href= "/master-archives-and-records-administration">Masters of Archives and Records Administration</a> at <a href="/">San José State University’s iSchool</a> are up to? Vida Barone has worked in local government for 25 years, and shared that she still learns something new every week. Barone founded her own company 13 years ago, City Clerk Management Services, Inc. She started at the MARA program in summer 2018, and made the decision to enroll so she could show her credibility in information governance. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/mara-student-vida-barone-shares-her-insight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/mara-student-vida-barone-shares-her-insight#comments iStudent Blog iStudent Blog iStudent Blog: Community and Engagement Home: Spotlight Wed, 25 Mar 2020 00:21:00 +0000 havilah.steinman@sjsu.edu 6117 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Free Library 2.0 Conference on March 10th https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/free-library-20-conference-march-10th <p> <strong>Published:</strong> March 1, 2019 by Havilah Steinman </p> <p> Conferences are paramount for information professionals to keep up with current trends, but they can also be costly and time-consuming. As a founding member of <a href= "https://www.library20.com/">Library 2.0</a>, the <a href="/">San José State University iSchool</a> thinks outside the box to bring professional enrichment to not only their students and alum, but to librarians all over the world. The highly-attended mini-conference series, <a href= "https://www.library20.com/emergingtech">Library 2.019 Emerging Technology</a>, offered attendees fantastic insight, and all of the content is available for free on the <a href= "https://www.library20.com/">Library 2.0 website</a>. </p><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-related-content"><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-site-content"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/istudent-blog/highlights-library-20-instructional-design-conference">Highlights from the Library 2.0 Instructional Design Conference</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/istudent-blog/social-crisis-management-conference-highlights">Social Crisis Management Conference Highlights </a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-video"><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><div id="media-youtube-1" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-1"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="385" width="640" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/JeFBVURyZe4&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;autoplay=1&amp;amp;hd=1&amp;amp;showinfo=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-1"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/JeFBVURyZe4&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;autoplay=1&amp;amp;hd=1&amp;amp;showinfo=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JeFBVURyZe4"><img src="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/sites/main/files/emvideo-youtube-JeFBVURyZe4_1.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="640" height="385" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/free-library-20-conference-march-10th" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/free-library-20-conference-march-10th#comments iStudent Blog iStudent Blog iStudent Blog: Professional Development Mon, 02 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0000 havilah.steinman@sjsu.edu 6103 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu MLIS Semester Picks Up Steam https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/mlis-semester-picks-steam <p> <strong>Published:</strong> February 16, 2020 by Havilah Steinman </p> <p> The semester is picking up steam here at <a href="/">San José State University’s iSchool</a>. Recently, the iSchool hosted an open house for the <a href= "/master-library-and-information-science?gclid=CjwKCAiA1fnxBRBBEiwAVUouUqFWi_ovUcHaSBmf1VoaOjf3mir1C3h2nvJb0PvWzjeVS8a5VmaXahoC5xkQAvD_BwE"> Masters of Library and Information Science</a> program, which is accredited by the <a href="http://www.ala.org/">American Library Association</a>. Whether you’re considering pursuing your MLIS, have just started your degree or are about to graduate, this event is full of important information to guide your academic and professional journey. I share some of these highlights below, and the recording of the open house is readily&nbsp;<a href= "https://sjsu.zoom.us/rec/play/vcUkIryhp2o3TtHGtgSDVKRxW9S8Lfms1Sce_vVexUbhVSYCO1ChbucXM-bpjFXZFCawKJsjFp1xflCw?startTime=1573781539000">available here</a>.&nbsp; </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/mlis-semester-picks-steam" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/mlis-semester-picks-steam#comments iStudent Blog iStudent Blog iStudent Blog: iSchool 101 Sun, 16 Feb 2020 23:21:00 +0000 havilah.steinman@sjsu.edu 6078 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Dr. Michael Stephens and the Power of Stories https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/dr-michael-stephens-and-power-stories <p> <strong>Published:&nbsp;</strong>February 1, 2020 by Havilah Steinman </p> <p> The <a href="https://ischoolgroups.sjsu.edu/slasc/">Special Library Association Student Chapter</a> is well known for facilitating engaging events for all those connected to <a href= "/">San José State University’s iSchool</a>. Last Fall, they had the opportunity to host <a href= "https://twitter.com/mstephens7">Dr. Michael Stephens</a>, who shared about his recent publication&nbsp;<em><a href= "https://www.alastore.ala.org/content/wholehearted-librarianship">Wholehearted Librarianship: Finding Hope, Inspiration, and Balance</a></em>. This is his second publication with the <a href= "http://www.ala.org/">American Library Association</a> and, whether you’re a brand new librarian or a veteran, the ideas and encouragement set out in his pages are sure to impact your daily experiences at work. The recording of the event can be <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tYUJ6doY3Dk">viewed here</a>. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/dr-michael-stephens-and-power-stories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/dr-michael-stephens-and-power-stories#comments iStudent Blog iStudent Blog iStudent Blog: Professional Development Wed, 29 Jan 2020 04:52:00 +0000 havilah.steinman@sjsu.edu 6032 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu MARA Hosts a Virtual Open House https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/mara-hosts-virtual-open-house <p> <strong>Published:</strong> December 22, 2019 by Havilah Steinman </p> <p> <a href="/">San José State University’s iSchool</a> boasts an impressive set of programs, including the <a href= "/master-archives-and-records-administration">Master&nbsp;of Archives and Records Administration</a> (MARA). Led by <a href= "https://ischoolapps.sjsu.edu/facultypages/view.php?fac=franksp">Dr. Pat Franks</a>, MARA just celebrated its <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&amp;v=lILBnOhAmZ8&amp;feature=emb_logo"> 10-year anniversary</a>. I recently had the opportunity to attend a <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WKoEgx7jw4c&amp;feature=youtu.be"> virtual open house about MARA</a> and some highlights about this innovative program are below. </p><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-related-content"><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-site-content"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/istudent-blog/day-life-ischool-student-kim-edwards">Day in the Life of iSchool Student - Kim Edwards</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/istudent-blog/mara-student-laura-froelkes-internship-launches-new-career-insight">MARA Student Laura Froelke&#039;s Internship Launches New Career Insight</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/mara-hosts-virtual-open-house" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/mara-hosts-virtual-open-house#comments iStudent Blog iStudent Blog Home: Spotlight iStudent Blog: iSchool 101 Sun, 22 Dec 2019 19:50:00 +0000 havilah.steinman@sjsu.edu 5970 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu iSchool Director’s “Ask Me Anything” Continues https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/ischool-directors-ask-me-anything-continues <p> <strong>Published:</strong>&nbsp;December 3, 2019 by Havilah Steinman </p> <p> One of the greatest strengths of the <a href="/">San José State University’s iSchool</a> is the accessible leadership by which it is guided. Once a semester, Dr. Sandra Hirsh sends out the call for questions and hosts a live session where students can chat with her. I had the fantastic opportunity to attend and ask a few questions of my own! Please see below for some of the questions covered during the event, and the recording <a href= "https://sjsu.zoom.us/recording/share/5mOZ21VXGWRjNIxb9bCYEkL224kRzjzwYXco9iqnawg"> is viewable here</a>.&nbsp; </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/ischool-directors-ask-me-anything-continues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/ischool-directors-ask-me-anything-continues#comments iStudent Blog iStudent Blog iStudent Blog: iSchool 101 Tue, 03 Dec 2019 15:58:00 +0000 havilah.steinman@sjsu.edu 5957 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Global Records Management for Aquariums and Zoos https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/global-records-management-aquariums-and-zoos <p> <strong>Published:</strong> November 16, 2019 by Havilah Steinman </p> <p> Hello from the <a href="/">San José State University’s iSchool</a>! One incredibly enriching part of the <a href= "/master-archives-and-records-administration">Masters of Archives and Records Administration</a> (MARA) program are <a href= "/demand-webcasts">guest lectures</a>, which introduce students to industry professionals several times a semester. <a href= "https://ischoolapps.sjsu.edu/facultypages/view.php?fac=franksp">Patricia Franks</a>, MARA program coordinator and professor at the iSchool, recently shared “MARA graduates possess the knowledge and skills to pursue careers in a variety of industries. Positions are available in the pharmaceutical industry for those interested in developing, planning and implementing strategies to standardize the management of information contained within documents, computer applications, information systems, and/or other media.” </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/global-records-management-aquariums-and-zoos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/global-records-management-aquariums-and-zoos#comments iStudent Blog iStudent Blog iStudent Blog: Professional Development Sun, 17 Nov 2019 05:28:00 +0000 havilah.steinman@sjsu.edu 5938 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu MARA Student Laura Froelke’s Internship Launches New Career Insight https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/mara-student-laura-froelkes-internship-launches-new-career-insight <p> <strong>Published:</strong> October 28, 2019 by Havilah Steinman </p> <p> <a href="/internships">Internships</a> are central to a well-rounded student experience in <a href="/">San José State University iSchool’s</a> many <a href="/programs">programs</a>. Because of the nature of an online program, internships are a key aspect of gaining important contacts in a student’s chosen field. This is so important, in fact, that all successful graduates of the <a href="/master-archives-and-records-administration">Master of Archives and Records Administration</a> program complete an <a href= "/mara-294-professional-experience-internship-option-student-handbook"> internship</a> or an <a href= "/organizational-consulting-project-handbook">equivalent</a>. Laura Froelke, MARA student set to graduate spring 2020, recently completed an internship at the <a href= "https://sos.oregon.gov/archives/pages/default.aspx">Oregon State Archives</a>, leading to influential and exciting career opportunities. </p><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-related-content"><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-site-content"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/istudent-blog/eight-bonuses-i-didnt-expect-doing-internship">Eight Bonuses I Didn’t Expect From Doing an Internship</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/career-blog/creating-your-dream-internship">Creating Your Dream Internship</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/mara-student-laura-froelkes-internship-launches-new-career-insight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/mara-student-laura-froelkes-internship-launches-new-career-insight#comments iStudent Blog iStudent Blog Home: Spotlight iStudent Blog: Professional Development Mon, 28 Oct 2019 18:29:00 +0000 havilah.steinman@sjsu.edu 5925 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Day in the Life of iSchool Student – Kim Edwards https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/day-life-ischool-student-kim-edwards <p> <strong>Published:</strong> October 15, 2019 by Havilah Steinman </p> <p> [image:13258,&nbsp;image left]What does the original Captain Kirk, crocheting and <a href="/">San José State University’s iSchool</a> <a href= "/master-archives-and-records-administration">Masters of Archives and Records Administration</a> have in common? The illustrious Kim Edwards, of course! The latest to be featured in our Day in the Life Series, Edwards works full time as a Records and Scientific and Technical Information Manager at <a href= "https://www.jlab.org/">Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility</a>, and this piece represents her inaugural involvement with student life! </p><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-related-content"><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-site-content"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/istudent-blog/day-life-ischool-student-kiel-mangerino">Day in the Life of iSchool Student - Kiel Mangerino</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/istudent-blog/day-life-ischool-student-rosa-conrad">Day in the Life of iSchool Student - Rosa Conrad</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/day-life-ischool-student-kim-edwards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> iStudent Blog iStudent Blog iStudent Blog: Community and Engagement Home: Spotlight Wed, 16 Oct 2019 01:57:00 +0000 havilah.steinman@sjsu.edu 5823 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Night at the Library Museum https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/night-library-museum <p> <strong>Published:</strong>&nbsp;October 5,&nbsp;2019 by Havilah Steinman </p> <p> Student life at <a href="/">San José State University’s iSchool</a> is vibrant and thriving. The <a href= "https://ischoolgroups.sjsu.edu/slasc/home/">Special Library Association Student Chapter</a>&nbsp;recently hosted an online event entitled <a href= "https://ischoolgroups.sjsu.edu/slasc/events/past-events/events-past-events-2019-2/night-at-the-library-museum/"> Night at the Library Museum</a>, where three museum professionals shared insight into this exciting niche of the library world, which are highlighted below. Two of those speakers are current students of the <a href= "/master-library-and-information-science">MLIS program</a> here at SJSU! </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/night-library-museum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/istudent-blog/night-library-museum#comments iStudent Blog iStudent Blog iStudent Blog: Professional Development Sat, 05 Oct 2019 03:28:00 +0000 havilah.steinman@sjsu.edu 5840 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu