Careers

Those with degrees in Information Management find themselves in a rapidly growing career field. Information management professionals are in demand to contribute to high performing teams to maximize the value of information management solutions with a goal of reducing costs while increasing process integrity and efficiency.

 

The Information Management degree is in demand in diverse career fields, including both the private and the public sectors, in services such as business intelligence, legal, financial, health and information technology. Information Management job titles include but are not limited to, User Experience Specialists, Data Analysts, Strategy and Planning Managers, Technology Developers and Designers, and Chief Information Officers.

 

The MIM program provides students with an opportunity to build careers in the Information Management field. The MIM graduates are equipped with skills and knowledge necessary to become leaders in the information field, performing tasks such as information research, source filtering, market, and feasibility analysis. Through the provided rigorous coursework, students gain expertise in regression, prescriptive and descriptive analysis to make data-driven conclusions. They will be able to lead their organizations in achieving successful outcomes and tactical goals. The MIM students are prepared to visually communicate quantitative and qualitative messages. The MIM graduates have the competitive means to create positive change in their workplace through their interdisciplinary knowledge gained at the UMD iSchool MIM Program.

MIM graduates are often hired by organizations located in and around the Washington, DC metropolitan area – many in the I-270 corridor.

MIM alumni work in a variety of positions for organizations such as:

Advance Digital Systems                                 OPNET Technologies                                           First Citizens Bank

KPMG                                                                  Capital One                                                            US Department of the Treasury

American Express                                             Optimal Solutions                                                Honda of America

Library of Congress                                          Cognizant Technology Solutions                       US Government Accountability Office (U.S.GAO)

APT                                                                      PriceWaterhouseCoopers                                   Hughes Network Systems

Microsoft                                                            Deloitte Consulting                                              Verizon Wireless

BlueCrossBlueShield                                       US Census Bureau                                                Internal Revenue Service

Bloomberg                                                         Progressive Insurance                                         International Food Policy Research Instittute

Microstrategy                                                    DrFirst                                                                    Washigton Post

Morgan Stanley Capital                                  Fidelity Investments                                            World Bank

Capgemini                                                         US Department of Defense                                 Accenture

Adobe Systems