Careers in Information & Museum Studies

There is a vast range of careers to consider for holders of  iSchool degrees. Your choice of options and opportunities span the not-for-profit and for-profit environments, government, health, education and almost any other sector.

Career Roles

With the combination of your interests, background and iSchool degree you will be able to choose a career that is right for you, such as:

  • Archivist
  • Business Systems Analyst
  • Collections Manager
  • Data Analyst
  • Exhibits Coordinator
  • Information Architect
  • Information Manager
  • Information Specialist
  • Interpretive Planner
  • Knowledge Manager
  • Librarian
  • Museum Educator
  • Museum Planning Advisor
  • Policy Analyst
  • Privacy Manager
  • Prospect Researcher
  • Research Consultant

Recent Employers

Students and graduates work in a variety of sectors and industries both in Canada and internationally, including:

  • Archives of Ontario
  • Art Gallery of Ontario
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • CBC
  • Deloitte
  • Government of Alberta
  • Library and Archives Canada
  • Library of Parliament
  • Lord Cultural Resources
  • Mercer
  • Ministry of Government Services
  • Mississauga Library System
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Princess Margaret Hospital
  • RBC Insurance
  • Royal Ontario Museum
  • The City of Toronto
  • Toronto Public Library
  • University Health Network
  • University of Toronto

iSchool Career Services

The MI or MMSt degree is going to open many doors for you, to have a very successful and long career. And those doors are going to start opening while you are a student.

The iSchool offers a suite of services to students to help with career searching and preparation. A dedicated Careers Officer is here to assist you with career options, gaining practical experience and preparing for job search.

Apart from individual advising and a series of career development workshops, you can also benefit by connecting with professionals through networking events, employer panels, talks and many other career events, which are organized throughout the year.

Job Site

A site of job listings is maintained by the iSchool for the iSchool community: current students, alumni, staff and faculty. Access is via the CURRENT STUDENTS PORTAL (link is located in top right of each page).

Eventually, access to the service will be made exclusive to the iSchool community (alumni, current students, faculty, staff).

Career Outcomes

There are many potential career outcomes from earning the MI and MMSt degrees.  Please review some of the career paths that our recent graduates have followed.

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