Data and Library Science

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Job Description

As data scientists and librarians, our alumni continue to make use of the skillsets that they honed while in one of our graduate programs. Our alumni in data science careers use scientific methods to extract knowledge from data sets in order to apply the knowledge to understand and solve a wide range of problems.

As university librarians, our alumni support the research and teaching needs of students and faculty and are an integral part of the collection, organization, preservation, and dissemination of information resources.

For a sample of graduate alumni working in data and library science, please see below. More information regarding each alumni's career can be found by clicking on the name of the individual.

For more information on exploring career options, including how to do informational interviews in careers of interest, see the Graduate College's Career Exploration page.



Graduate Alumni in Data and Library Science

Alumni Discipline at UIUC Job Title
Rebecca Bilbro Writing Studies Data Scientist and Lecturer, Georgetown University Data Science Certificate Program; Machine Learning Engineer, Unisys; Founder and CTO of Rotational Labs
Carl Lehnen Literature Reference and Liaison Librarian, University of Chicago
Sarah Sahn Literature Research and Instructional Services Librarian, University of Alabama Libraries
Michael Simeone Literature Director for Data Science and Analytics, Arizona State University