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Allison Higgins

Allison Higgins

Student at Large

San Jose State University Programming Board Committee

San Jose, CA

MLIS Graduate Student, San Jose State University '13

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San Jose State University Programming Board Committee

Student at Large

Served on a leadership committee assisting with planning events on campus

San Jose State University Virtual Center for Archives and Records

Virtual Intern

Developed virtual collection documenting online course covering Tudor period

U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame

Volunteer

Leading tours and working with museum collections

Yolo County SPCA Thrift Store

Volunteer

Retail work, such as hanging clothes on proper racks and color-coding them for customers

Sacramento Public Library

Volunteer

Working with old records in the library's special collections area

Sacramento History Museum

Volunteer

Assisted children with gold panning and promoted the museum by standing outside playing classical and fiddle tunes on violin

Center for Sacramento History

Volunteer

Archiving old City Council documents dating back as early as 1898 and labeling folders by category

California State Railroad Museum

Docent

Training classes were held October 17-November 18, 2009, and I just received my certification as an official docent.

Old Sacramento Historic City Cemetery

Volunteer

Working as an archivist for old death records dating as early as 1850

ASI Children's Center

Classroom Assistant

Assisted children ages 6 months to 2 years at the Sacramento State childcare center

California Museum of History, Women and the Arts

Volunteer

Helped out with family weekend events and job shadowed museum tours

Gold Rush History Center

Volunteer

Attended events for family weekend and operated various stations during Gold Rush Days

Explorit Science Center

Volunteer

Introduced children ages 7-10 to hands-on science experiments and assisted the classroom teacher with activities

Davis Summerdarts

Intern Swim Coach

Helped teach children ages 5-8 how to swim

San Jose State University

Master of Library & Information Science (MLIS), Archives and Records

California State University-Sacramento

Bachelor of Arts, Humanities and Religious Studies, Humanities concentration

Sacramento City College