Student Experiences: Joe Schill

This post is part of the Student Experience series, which features current and former archives students as they reflect on graduate school, internships, and early career issues. If you would like to contribute a post for this series, please email me.  Guest poster Joe Schill is an online student at the University at Buffalo. Here, he talks about […]

Student Experiences: Juán-Pabló González – Kelele za chura hazimkatazi ng’ombe kunywa maji: The noise of a frog doesn’t stop the cow from drinking water

This post is part of the Student Experience series, which features current and former archives students as they reflect on graduate school, internships, and early career issues. If you would like to contribute a post for this series, please email me.  Guest poster Juán-Pabló González is currently a student at The Catholic University of America, and is a digital […]

Student Experience: Jane Kelly

This post is part of the Student Experience series, which features current and former archives students as they reflect on graduate school, internships, and early career issues. If you would like to contribute a post for this series, please email me.  Guest poster Jane Kelly is the Historical & Special Collections Assistant at the Harvard Law […]

Student Experience: Logan Tapscott

This post is part of the Student Experience series, which features current and former archives students as they reflect on graduate school, internships, and early career issues. If you would like to contribute a post for this series, please email me.  Guest poster Logan Tapscott is currently a federal library contractor with the Library of Congress, […]

Student Experience: Ron Stafford

This post is part of the Student Experience series, which features current and former archives students as they reflect on graduate school, internships, and early career issues. If you would like to contribute a post for this series, please email me.  Guest poster Ron Stafford is currently a graduate student at the University of South Carolina. […]

Student Experience: Gayle Schechter

This post is part of the Student Experience series, which features current and former archives students as they reflect on graduate school, internships, and early career issues. If you would like to contribute a post for this series, please email me.  Guest poster Gayle Schechter is a recent graduate of Simmons College, and discusses graduating and […]

Student Experience: First-time Conference Presenter

This post is part of the Student Experience series, which features current and former archives students as they reflect on graduate school, internships, and early career issues. If you would like to contribute a post for this series, please email me.  Guest poster Irina Sandler, Simmons College student and archivist at the Baker Library of Harvard […]

Student Experiences: Michael Harris on Online Programs

This post is part of the Student Experience series, which features current and former archives students as they reflect on graduate school, internships, and early career issues. If you would like to contribute a post for this series, please email me.  Guest poster Michael Harris, Simmons College online student and archivist at the University of Colorado Special […]

Student Experience: Learning How to Juggle When the Floor is Lava

This post is part of the Student Experience series, which features current and former archives students as they reflect on graduate school, internships, and early career issues. If you would like to contribute a post for this series, please email me.  Guest poster Irina Sandler, Simmons College student and archivist at the Baker Library of Harvard […]

Student Experience: Making the Most of the Balancing Act

In our next installment of the Student Experience Column, Megan Crayon, University of Maryland student and archivist at the MD State Archives, discusses balancing her various worlds and responsibilities, and leveraging opportunities that emerge. I am enrolled in a dual-masters program the University of Maryland, College Park, pursuing a dual MLS and MA in History, and I work […]

Sharing our Stories and Struggles: the Student Experience column

Let me take this opportunity to introduce myself: my name is Lily Troia and I am your trusty SNAP Student Blog Editor! I, like many of you, am a graduate student pursuing my MLIS with a love of, and focus on, archival studies. And I, like many of you, spend my days balancing multiple responsibilities and […]

Student Experience Series: Don’t Be a Robot and Other Time Management Tips for Graduate Student Survival

This guest post in the Student Experience series features helpful tips and compassionate perspective from Simmons College SLIS graduate student, Michelle Janowiecki–a perfect follow up to this recent post about stress management by our blog editor.  Don’t type the words “life in grad school” into Google. The results are terrifying: articles upon articles that focus […]

[Guest Post] Wayne State Student Experiences

The following post is a collaborative effort of the Wayne State University’s SAA Chapter that shares some of the experiences members have had during their time in the program. You can follow them on Facebook.                                        When our chapter […]

Student Experience Series: Morgan Sawicki

This post is part of our Student Experience Series, which features current and former archives students as they reflect on graduate school, internships, and early career issues. If you would like to contribute a post for this series, please email me.  Morgan Sawicki is a new professional in the cultural heritage field, and is currently working […]

Student Experience Series: Mackenzie Ryan

This post is part of our Student Experience Series, which features current and former archives students as they reflect on graduate school, internships, and early career issues. If you would like to contribute a post for this series, please email me.  Mackenzie Ryan is currently a Masters of Archival Studies and Masters of Library and Information Science student at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. Before moving to Vancouver to pursue her MLIS and MAS, she lived in Ohio, Wisconsin, and Indiana. She currently works as an Archival and Reference Assistant at Rare Books and Special Collections at the University of British Columbia and as a Graduate Research Assistant for International Research on Permanent Authentic Records in Electronic Systems (INTERPares) Project.