Preparing future professionals in the information field is our mission at the iSchool. You can gain real-world experience while completing your degree in a variety of resume-building ways. Below are just a few ways you can kick off your career and make a real impact in the process.
Explore leading-edge technologies under the guidance of faculty and experts in the field.
Work with the latest in Internet-of-Things (IoT), enterprise infrastructure and network administration.
Data Science Day
Learn from experts in the field, explore the latest trends, and get updates on career opportunities in data science.
Research Centers and Labs
Help define the future with expert faculty.
Profession-focused Student Groups:
Black and LatinX Information Science and Technology Support (BLISTS)
Data Science Club
Library and Information Science Student Association (LISSA)
Information Security Club
Women in Technology
Worldwide Innovation Technology (WiTec)
Work with clients and corporate partners in this University-wide program that assembles cross-functional teams for client-facing IT projects you can add to your professional portfolio.
Faculty Assistant Program
Team up with iSchool faculty to work on special projects or research grants.
Raymond von Dran iPrize
Launch your startup through the Raymond von Dran iPrize competition and other entrepreneurship programs offered through LaunchPad.
Participate in a variety of competitions and technology problem-solving challenges brought to us by our employer partners.
This sports technology company keeps a small satellite team of student employees in Hinds Hall who focus on streaming, website and interactive technologies for hundreds of sports organizations.