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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


The Bottom Knoxville

Location Description Named after the Black neighborhoods and business centers in East Knoxville that were demolished in the 1950s by urban renewal and institutionalized racism, The Bottom now stands as a place to reclaim community. The Bottom stands as a multi-use place to foster change and provide comfort. The Bottom…

East Tennessee PBS

Location Description East Tennessee PBS studios are located on Magnolia Avenue, across from Pellissippi State. Our facilities include 13 offices and edit bays, as well as video production studio and podcast studio. Practicum Work Mode On site Semesters or Time Period Available August 2021 – May 2022 Location 1611 E…

Huguenot Society of South Carolina

Location Description Private genealogical collection maintained by historical society membership, located in scenic/historic downtown Charleston SC. Practicum Work Mode On site Semesters or Time Period Available Available for multiple semesters for a single student (Fall 2021 or Spring 2022) Location 138 Logan St. Charleston, SC 29401 Contact Chris Barett Executive…

South Clinton Elementary School

Location Description We are a small K-6 elementary school with 265 students. We are part of Clinton City Schools, which is a small system of three elementary schools. Practicum Work Mode On site Semesters or Time Period Available Ongoing, not limited to a specific semester Location 242 Hi-way Drive Clinton,…

Preston Medical Library – University of Tennessee Medical Center

Location Description Preston Medical Library serves the University of Tennessee (UT) Graduate School of Medicine and supports the school’s mission of providing excellence in education, patient care, research and service. The library provides exceptional reference, research and instruction at the University of Tennessee Medical Center for faculty, residents, students, physicians…

Information International Associates

Location Description Information International Associates (IIA) is a contractor for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Scientific and Technical Information (DOE OSTI). DOE OSTI, a unit of the Office of Science, fulfills agency-wide responsibilities to collect, preserve, and disseminate both unclassified and classified scientific and technical information (STI) emanating…

King Family Library

Location Description Location is the King Family Library in Sevierville, TN. The facility is 48,000 square feet over 3 floors, with specialized service desks throughout the building including: first floor circulation, business center, meeting rooms, and cafe; second floor first reference desk (adult fiction), children's room, teen room, grand reading…