Why I Want To Be An Information Professional

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This collection is from the winning infographic applications and Pinterest boards created by new students at the SJSU iSchool to apply for the Director's Scholarship for Excellence. The pins give a glimpse into their motivation to pursue an MLIS, MARA or Informatics degree and realize their dream career. For more info about the scholarship, please visit https://ischool.sjsu.edu/ischool-new-student-scholarships

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Never underestimate the power of the {Social} Librarian - Infographic. I am a {social} librarian, Joe Murphy and Library Connect. Full info at libraryconnect. Library Humor, Library Quotes, Library Lessons, Middle School Libraries, Elementary Library, Library Science, Library Activities, Web Social, Library Inspiration

I am a social librarian (infographic)

Digital world demands from a librarian one more skill – ability to use social media to curate, educate, and promote. See also:…

Scholarship winner Mason Harper takes us on the path that led him to a career in library and information science, which coincidentally began just across town from San Jose State University. San Jose State University, Student Scholarships, Library Science, Dream Career, New Students, Paths, Infographic, How To Apply, Led

My Path

Scholarship winner Mason Harper takes us on the path that led him to a career in library and information science, which coincidentally began just across town from San Jose State University.

Ellie Avis got her first library job in 2018 and is on her way to becoming a professional librarian by earning her MLIS degree. Medium Readings, Student Scholarships, Dream Career, New Students, Infographic, How To Become, How To Apply, Social Media, Train

Path to Becoming an Info-Professional

Ellie Avis got her first library job in 2018 and is on her way to becoming a professional librarian by earning her MLIS degree.

The scholarship committee appreciated Megan Ward's creativity in explaining her dream job. Megan is earning her MLIS degree in pursuit of a career in medical librarianship. Dream Career, Dream Job, Student Scholarships, Megan Ward, In Pursuit, New Students, Health Care, Infographic, Creativity

Operation Medical Librarian

The scholarship committee appreciated Megan Ward's creativity in explaining her dream job. Megan is earning her MLIS degree in pursuit of a career in medical librarianship.

Using a garden analogy, Megan Kerpan explains the importance of librarianship and why she wants to be an information professional. Student Scholarships, Dream Career, New Students, Infographic, How To Apply, Canning, Garden, Infographics, Garten

Libraries: Where Everyone Can Flourish

Using a garden analogy, Megan Kerpan explains the importance of librarianship and why she wants to be an information professional.

Jenny Chin's scholarship-winning infographic explains why she wants to pursue a career in public librarianship. Student Scholarships, Dream Career, New Students, Explain Why, Infographic, Public, How To Apply, Motivation, Infographics

Building Communities through Public Libraries

Jenny Chin's scholarship-winning infographic explains why she wants to pursue a career in public librarianship.

In her infographic, Libraries for All, Jessica Kruse echoed the call for diversity and highlighted her interest in public librarianship. While acknowledging that financial help was one inspiration for applying for the scholarship, Kruse said she was excited to do the research and put together an infographic. “It is the most creative scholarship application process I’ve seen, and it made me excited to begin my education at SJSU.” Student Scholarships, Library Science, Dream Career, New Students, Diversity, Libraries, Did You Know, Infographic, Things I Want

Libraries for All

In her infographic, Libraries for All, Jessica Kruse echoed the call for diversity and highlighted her interest in public librarianship. While acknowledging that financial help was one inspiration for applying for the scholarship, Kruse said she was excited to do the research and put together an infographic. “It is the most creative scholarship application process I’ve seen, and it made me excited to begin my education at SJSU.”

In her winning infographic, Laura Gaskill turned the spotlight on youth services and the need for more diverse books. “Returning to graduate school after nearly a decade as a working mom, it's really important to me to minimize the loan burden on my family as much as possible, and this scholarship is a huge help that I'm incredibly grateful for,” said Gaskill. Student Scholarships, Library Science, Youth Services, Reluctant Readers, Dream Career, New Students, Graduate School, A Decade, Spotlight

Modern Librarianship

In her winning infographic, Laura Gaskill turned the spotlight on youth services and the need for more diverse books. “Returning to graduate school after nearly a decade as a working mom, it's really important to me to minimize the loan burden on my family as much as possible, and this scholarship is a huge help that I'm incredibly grateful for,” said Gaskill.

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Service Through Public Librarianship

Elissa Vura embraced a new challenge in making her winning presentation, Service Through Public Librarianship. “I had never made an infographic or digital poster before, but I liked the idea of creating of a wholly electronic piece that would require me to succinctly marry message and design,” she said. Vura will be pursuing her MLIS degree so she can become a librarian and “use my talents with greater impact on the community I love.”

Kaylin Braden, future Informatics student, currently works as a business systems analyst for the city of Corona, California. “Creating my infographic was a very rewarding approach to defining my career path while acknowledging the values, ideas, and challenges that will be critical to implement and address throughout my journey,” she said. Dream Career, My Career, Career Path, Corona California, Student Scholarships, Library Science, New Students, Data Science, My Goals

Data Scientist

Kaylin Braden, future Informatics student, currently works as a business systems analyst for the city of Corona, California. “Creating my infographic was a very rewarding approach to defining my career path while acknowledging the values, ideas, and challenges that will be critical to implement and address throughout my journey,” she said.

Nativ McCutchen If some years from now you do suffer from counselor burn out you should probably become a librarian. Did I mention the librarian at my elementary school had a hedgehog? Reading Library, Library Books, Love Reading, Library Week, Local Library, I Love Books, Good Books, Books To Read, My Books

epldotca on Twitter

“Everyday we wage battle. Our weapon - knowledge!”

The right time in marketing sales and social is really all that matters. But first we must be listening and engaged with the community to know in real-time what the right time is! Dr. Seuss, The Words, Funny Reading Quotes, All That Matters, Math Teacher, Teacher Quotes, Teacher Humor, Look At You, Book Quotes

17 Quotes That Prove Librarians Are the Best

Words can’t express how much we appreciate our librarians, but these ones try.

From grade teacher to teacher librarian, Renee Cashmere is on her way to achieving her career goals. She is one of the five recipients of the fall 2019 Director's Scholarship for Excellence. Librarian Career, Teacher Librarian, Dream Career, Career Goals, Student Scholarships, Research Skills, Knowledge Is Power, New Students, Literature

Knowledge is Power

From 8th grade teacher to teacher librarian, Renee Cashmere is on her way to achieving her career goals. She is one of the five recipients of the fall 2019 Director's Scholarship for Excellence.

Susan Widule lists five qualities for being "one awesome academic librarian." The MLIS student is starting her iSchool journey with a Director's Scholarship for Excellence! Student Scholarships, Library Science, Dream Career, New Students, Learning Resources, Infographics, Boss, How To Apply, Journey

Blueprint for an Academic Librarian

Susan Widule lists five qualities for being "one awesome academic librarian." The MLIS student is starting her iSchool journey with a Director's Scholarship for Excellence!

Lizette Lizardi loves to read, write and do research. The Director's Scholarship for Excellence recipient says, "My love for libraries and my belief that libraries are the key to emotionally healthy, educated, and financially strong communities is what drew me to the profession of Public Librarianship." Student Scholarships, Dream Career, Career Path, New Students, Libraries, Infographic, Public, How To Apply, Strong

Public Librarianship

Lizette Lizardi loves to read, write and do research. The Director's Scholarship for Excellence recipient says, "My love for libraries and my belief that libraries are the key to emotionally healthy, educated, and financially strong communities is what drew me to the profession of Public Librarianship."

It turns out a job as a barista is what inspired Devon Simpson to pursue a career in librarianship. Simpson's infographic earned a Director's Scholarship for Excellence. Student Scholarships, Dream Career, New Students, Barista, Devon, Congratulations, Infographic, How To Apply, This Or That Questions

Every Question Tells a Story

It turns out a job as a barista is what inspired Devon Simpson to pursue a career in librarianship. Simpson's infographic earned a Director's Scholarship for Excellence. Congratulations!