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Explore our listing of current practicum opportunities. Contact the SIS Practicum Coordinator Ericka Patillo, epatillo@utk.edu, if you are interested in learning more about the MSIS Practicum Program.  You may also contact the person offering the practicum directly if contact information is provided in the practicum listing. This list is not comprehensive – contact your faculty advisor for more opportunities.

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Current Practicum Opportunities


Blount County Public Library

Location Description Adult Services Department Blount County Public Library 508 N. Cusick St. Maryville, TN 37803 Practicum Work Mode On site Semesters or Time Period Available Fall Location 508 N. Cusick St. Maryville, TN 37804 Contact Kathleen Christy Adult Services Manager kchristy@blounttn.org 8653874647 Student Tasks • Provide excellent face-to-face customer…

Woodward Library / Austin Peay State University

Location Description Woodward Library is an academic library that serves the students, faculty, and staff at Austin Peay State University and the Austin Peay Center at Fort Campbell. Austin Peay State University is located in Clarksville, TN, approximately 50 miles north of Nashville. Practicum Work Mode On site Semesters or…

Collections at Virginia Tech University Libraries

Location Description The University Libraries plays an essential role in furthering Virginia Tech’s mission as a global land-grant university by providing access to a plethora of resources in varying disciplines. We strive to share information and knowledge regardless of geographic, institutional, or financial barriers, through our growing open data and…

Jonesborough Storytelling Resource PLace

Location Description “The Storytelling Resource Place located in Jonesborough is a nonprofit center that holds storytelling materials including books, records, audio cassettes, and other materials relating to storytelling and the history of storytelling. Most, if not all work will be done at this location.” Practicum Work Mode On site Semesters…

Upper Cumberland Development District

Location Description The work site is an office building. Practicum Work Mode On site Semesters or Time Period Available Fall, Spring Location 1103 England Drive Cookeville, TN 38501 Contact Chuck Sutherland Director of Informatics csutherland@ucdd.org 931-265-8752 Student Tasks The student is expected to gather, clean, visualize, and analyze spatial and…

Rockvale High School

Location Description The work site is a public high school in Rockvale, TN. We are the newest and largest school in the Rutherford County school system. Practicum Work Mode On site Semesters or Time Period Available Fall, Spring Location 6545 Hwy. 99 Rockvale, TN 37153 Contact Xan Lasko Library Media…

University of Memphis Lambuth Library

Location Description The University of Memphis Lambuth Library is situated on the University of Memphis Lambuth campus in Jackson, TN. The library provides an extension of academic library services to Lambuth patrons including library instruction, circulation, and reference. It houses a collection of approximately 70,000 monographs. Practicum Work Mode On…

East Tennessee PBS

Location Description East Tennessee PBS is a non-profit, public television station located in East Knoxville. This fully equipped media station contains a production studio, editing suites and a podcast studio. There is an additional Field Office in Whitesburg, rural Hamblen County. Practicum Work Mode Remote Semesters or Time Period Available…

International Soil Carbon Network (ISCN)

Location Description The International Soil Carbon Network is an international organization of soil researchers organized around creating data products. Practicum Work Mode Remote Semesters or Time Period Available Ongoing, not limited to a specific semester Location n/a FL 32611 Contact Katherine Todd-Brown Data coordinator (ISCN) and Assistant Professor (ESSIE, UFlorida)…

Oak Ridge Public Library

Location Description Oak Ridge Public Library is an independent, full service, public library in downtown Oak Ridge,TN. Student will assist in the Patron Services department, which largely serves adults and teenagers. Student will provide excellent customer service, field calls, create, modify, and reconcile patron accounts, assist patrons with fine and…

UTHSC Library Historical Collections

Location Description The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Library’s Historical Collections include rare and antiquarian books, manuscript collections, documents, photographs, and artifacts documenting the history of the health sciences, particularly in Tennessee and Mid-South region. Practicum Work Mode On site Semesters or Time Period Available Ongoing, not limited to…