Pathway to Success: Knowledge Management Specialist / Knowledge Management Consultant

UMSI Courses

Mastery Courses Affiliated:

  • Digital Curation
  • Digital Repository Architecture and Implementation
  • Developing Social Computing
  • Search and Recommender Systems

Fulfill all MSI requirements. Strongly recommended courses include: 

Elective courses include: 

Field Internships & Experience

Sites where UMSI students have recently completed relevant internships include:

  • Comcast, Detroit, MI
  • Equifax, Atlanta, GA
  • ESRI, Global Info. Systems, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Hewlett-Packard, Palo Alto, CA
  • Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education, San Francisco, CA
  • KPMG, Mountain View, CA
  • MResult Health Care, Inc., New London, CT
  • Pfizer Global Research and Development, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Procter & Gamble, Mason, OH
  • Tablus, Ann Arbor, MI

Career Success

Recent grads have accepted positions in this area that include:

  • Assistant Director, ISKME
  • Consultant, Accenture 
  • Content Acquisitions Specialist, ProQuest
  • Database Librarian, Entertainment Weekly
  • Director of Research, Probe Research
  • Electronic Content Analyst, ProQuest
  • Information Management Analyst, Chevron Corporation
  • Integration Analyst, Cerner Corp.
  • Knowledge Management Specialist, Comcast
  • Management Consultant, Public Knowledge
  • National Support Coordinator, Pro Bono Net
  • Open Education Coordinator, Open.Michigan
  • Operational Research Assistant, Internal Revenue Service
  • Scientific Knowledge Manager, Glaxo-Smith Kline
  • Senior Consultant, Capgemini 

The Pathways highlighted in this section are suggested routes to desired career goals.  Other routes through the MSI curriculum are also possible.  We'll advise you on your selection of courses, internships, and activities to support your career goals.

Find more information about curriculum requirements and on the MSI Degree Components and MSI Specializations pages.