Career Services

A Dominican education prepares students for success in emerging fields within library and information science such as the following roles cited by Library Journal as "Top New Job Titles & Responsibilities," including:

  • Digital archives, digital content management
  • E-learning/distance learning librarian
  • Instructional designer
  • User experience designer
  • Data analytics and data science
  • Emerging technologies specialist 
  • Social media manager

Traditional library roles such as youth services, reference, technical services, collection development, management, outreach and more are also evolving in this increasingly complex information environment. SOIS provides specialized career services for library and information science students. Our complete range of support makes a major difference in the future success of our graduates.

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Where Can You Work with an MLIS or MSIM?

SOIS graduates work in virtually every major public, university and school library setting in Chicagoland and many others nationwide. Did you know our graduates also put their knowledge and skills to work in many places beyond libraries?

  • Abbott
  • Argonne National Laboratory
  • Art Institute of Chicago
  • Baker and Taylor
  • Bank of Montreal
  • BP
  • Chicago History Museum
  • DuPage County
  • Encyclopaedia Britannica
  • Itasca Police Department
  • Kraft Foods Inc.
  • McDonald's
  • Morningstar, Inc.
  • Navigant
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.