Jill Hurst-Wahl

Long Days Held Close to the Heart

Editor’s Note: Associate Professor of Practice Jill Hurst-Wahl is stepping down from her role as director of the iSchool’s Library and Information Science program this summer. She offers this reflection from her 5 years as program director. There is no job description for an iSchool program director and each program director defines his or her … Continued


iSchool student Shanyah Saunders will complete the EY Leaders Program over the summer. Times Square image courtesy of www.flickr.com/pianista_215/

Tips for Overcoming Your Internship Challenges

Picture this: It is my first official day at EY. I am dressed for success in a brand new outfit. My EY shoulder bag is stuffed with my company computer and internship handbook that weigh me down as I trek from New Jersey to New York City. I am wearing my favorite accessories: confidence and … Continued


Answering 'Yes' to Robocalls - What Can Go Wrong?

Answering ‘Yes’ to Robocalls: What Can Go Wrong?

Robocalls are on the rise, although chances are you’ve already noticed. Unsolicited phone calls have increased dramatically in recent years and many people report receiving them despite being on the FTC’s National Do Not Call Registry. According to the website callblockerusa.com, “Almost nine out of ten people (89%) in America receive nuisance calls each month, … Continued




Chichen Wang's Internship at Eastman Kodak Company

Rising to the Challenges of an Internship

“Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty… I have never in my life envied a human being who led an easy life. I have envied a great many people who led difficult lives and led them well.” – Theodore Roosevelt What Mr. Roosevelt said resonates with … Continued


Dean Isaacson works on his startup as his summer internship. Image of Philadephia skyline courtesy of Ransomtech on Flickr (https://www.flickr.com/photos/ransomtech)

My Entrepreneurial Journey: Facing Challanges

Since the last blog a few weeks ago, I’m settled in at my new home for the summer in Philadelphia living with my friend. I have been all over the place and have only actually slept there a few nights. I have been balancing my time between my family in Philly and my girlfriend in New York … Continued


Kimberly Hoffman - Fort Stanwix Internship Blog

Internship at Fort Stanwix: The Challenges of Social Sharing

I’ve just completed my first week as an intern at Fort Stanwix National Monument. Week one was packed with information, and I’m just starting to get a sense for what my role will be during my time at the park. Within the cultural resources department, which is the section that manages the museum collections and … Continued


Monteverde in Costa Rica. Image courtesy of Monteverde Institute.

Being a Library Intern in Monteverde, Costa Rica

A new part of the world seemed like a really great opportunity to try out new lessons in librarianship. So the opportunity to work at Monteverde Institute’s Library in the heart of the cloud forest in Costa Rica was an incredible opportunity. Librarianship for Science Literacy I came into librarianship, like many others, through another … Continued


iSchool student Shanyah Saunders will complete the EY Leaders Program over the summer. Times Square image courtesy of www.flickr.com/pianista_215/

How I Prepared for My First Big Internship at EY

The Fourth of July is a wonderful celebration of America’s independence. But it also marks the last day of my summer vacation. Honestly, I’m okay with that. I am ready to take my first big step into the real world to begin my career in information technology. Starting July 5, I will be an intern … Continued