School of Library and Information Science Careers
The School of Library and Information Science was founded in 1902, a turn-of-the-century moment between the Industrial and Information revolutions. For more than 100 years, our graduates have been pioneers in their profession, recognized for their amazing achievements and remarkable careers, throughout New England, across the country, and around the world.
A degree from SLIS opens doors to a broad range of careers. Our alumni work as archivists, digital asset managers, specialists in literacy and children's literature, reference librarians, rare-book specialists, catalogers, preservation managers, web designers, publishers, information architects, medical and law librarians, and knowledge managers. They choose careers in archives, museums, historical societies, and the information industries.
Still wondering what can you do with a library and information science degree? Explore the resources we have gathered below about careers in library and information science, check out our programs, or better yet, hear about it from our current students and alums.