On the Path to Career Success
As information sciences is an emerging field with many professional opportunities, we want to ensure students are equipped with the knowlede and tools to achieve their career goals. Whether it be through an internship, resume assistance, career fairs, or other resources, the School of Information Sciences is dedicated to preparing you for a rewarding career in the industry.
What can you do with an Information Sciences degree?
There are a wide variety of jobs that can be pursued with the degree, which include UX Designer/Researcher, Data Analyst, Metadata Specialist, IT Analyst, Information Manager, Web Content Analyst, and more. Information science is a broad field which can be taken in a variety of directions and settings; often the only limit is your imagination and willingness to try out a new role.
Salaries and Job Growth
Many information science careers have above-average salaries due to the need for skilled individuals that use information to investigate complex issues, connect people and data, track down and solve problems, and help organizations make better decisions. Information sciences related careers also can expect a job growth rate much faster than the national average.
At the School of Information Sciences, we know gaining hands-on experience in the field can direct your future career path, and provide you with additional value to your skill set as you navigate searching for a job. The INSC 499 – Professional Experience course is a three-hour credit course that information sciences major students can take in order to gain experience and fulfill their capstone requirement.
What are the requirements for professional experience?
Students must have completed required and pertinent courses relevant to the student’s practicum design. They must be an information sciences major and a junior or senior. Approval of the practicum coordinator is also required.
Consult the overview below before applying.
Extra approval from the School of Information Sciences is needed to register for INSC 499 and you must have a site planned before submitting the application below.
School of Information Sciences 499 Professional Experience Application
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Information Technology Specialist III (JC - 408220) 03/21/24 at State Water Resources Control Board
Employer: State Water Resources Control Board - California State Water Resources Control Board Expires: 03/22/2024 To be considered for this position, you must apply at CalCareers.ca.gov. To apply you must first, create a CalCareers account. Once your account is created you can search 408220to locate the job posting and apply.Note: This position will no longer be available on CalCareers after the... Read more
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Research Data Specialist II (JC - 419135) 03/18/24 at State Water Resources Control Board
Employer: State Water Resources Control Board - California State Water Resources Control Board Expires: 03/19/2024 To be considered for this position, you must apply at CalCareers.ca.gov. To apply you must first create a CalCareers account. Once your account is created you can search 419135 to locate the job posting and apply.Note: This position will no longer be available on CalCareers... Read more
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