Julie Bishop

Julie Bishop

Library and Archives Paraprofessional 4


Skagit Valley College

Milestones

Milestones

My road in life has taken me all over.
I was born.
Went to school.
I graduated from High School.
Went to college.
Started working in the library.
Dropped out of school.
Got a job working full time in the library.
Then I kept working my way up in the libraries.
Keep following my journey
Education

Education

highschool
High School
Mesa High School
undergrad
Bachelor
Mathematics, General
Arizona State University
undergrad
Bachelor
Library and Information Science
Mesa Community College
undergrad
Bachelor
Computer Graphics
Skagit Valley College
Career

Career

Library and Archives Paraprofessional 4

I provide access to the materials in the college library, by purchasing and cataloging them.

Career Roadmap

Roadmap
My work combines:
My work combines:
Education
Education
Government
Government
Problem Solving
Problem Solving

Day to Day

A busy day, helping people, solving problems, providing quality customer service, and helping students find the materials they need to help them learn at the community college. Buying materials they request, being a good steward of Washington State money provided by the taxpayers of the state for the use of the community colleges.

Skills & Qualities Beyond School

Information literacy, problem-solving, logic, detail-oriented, organization. Years of doing the work and learning what needs to be done before it is an issue.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for college students

Choose a specialty.

Recommended Education

My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took:

undergrad
Bachelor
Mathematics, General
undergrad
Bachelor
Library and Information Science
undergrad
Bachelor
Computer Graphics
Hurdles

Hurdles

The Noise I Shed

From Society in General:

"You are a woman, you should be a teacher or a nurse."

Find your passion and follow your heart.

Challenges I Overcame

Financial
Financial

Work your way through, work to support yourself, but keep learning about what you want to do. Be the best at what you want to do.

LGBT
LGBT

We are all the same, we just love different people. Who I love doesn't affect you. Who you love doesn't affect me. Just be who you are, love yourself, you are who you were meant to be.