A Simmons College SLIS degree offers more than a world-class education from one of U.S. News and World Report's top-ranking schools in the nation. We prepare you for a career in library and information sciences from the start. According to the Library Journal "Placements and Salaries Survey" covering accredited LIS schools, Simmons SLIS alums reported the highest number of alums employed in full-time positions within a year of graduation.

Simmons SLIS provides the resources to start building a career now while handling coursework. We also offer opportunities through volunteer initiatives and specific courses (LIS 495/498/499; LIS 501; LIS 502) to provide experiential learning in a variety of settings.

Job hunting advice and opportunities don't end when you graduate from Simmons SLIS. Networking, mentoring, continuing education, and the Career Education Center are available to provide support throughout your career.

From Harvard University's libraries to Fortune 500 companies, Simmons SLIS students are working in the top libraries and workplaces around the country. According to our most recent Salary & Placement Survey of SLIS graduates, the following are a sampling of the types of jobs alumni obtain:

Access Services Librarian Impact Evaluation Specialist

Acquisitions & Cataloging Librarian

Information Services Librarian
Adult Services Librarian Legal Information Librarian and Lecturer in Law
Business Development Specialist/Librarian Library Scientist
Cataloging Librarian Library Teacher
Children's Librarian Market Insights Analyst

Circulation Librarian

Metadata Librarian

Data Assets Manager

Reference & Instruction Librarian

Database Editor

Repository Librarian/Manager

Digital Curator

Requirements Analyst

Digital Initiatives Librarian

School Librarian and Media Specialist

Director of Media and Professional Development

Senior Web Content Coordinator

Document Delivery Manager

Technology and Teen Librarian

Electronic Resources Librarian

University Archivist

Emerging Technologies Librarian

Youth Services Librarian

Head of Technical Services