The iSchool iConsultancy

  • Partnering to solve real-world information and technology challenges and to provide unmatched applied learning opportunities for students.

iConsultancy Experiential Learning Program

We partner with industry, government, and communities to design and execute technology-based experiential learning projects.  From analytics to database design to user experience, we tackle these information challenges with our talented students and expert faculty to provide real-world experiences and a product you can use. 


iSchool iConsultancyIn-depth interface analysis and design, cutting-edge data analytics, high-impact information organization – these are among the capabilities that faculty-led student teams from the UMD College of Information Studies (iSchool) can provide for your organization. Our program also offers insight into student skill sets prior to graduation and can serve as a supplemental recruitment tool.

We are currently seeking projects for the 2020-21 academic year (September-May). Projects can be three or eight-months long and are culminating learning experiences for our undergraduate and graduate students. Teams of students apply their knowledge, skills, and abilities to your needs in a wide range of areas such as:

Get Involved

The iConsultancy provides overall project management and support to ensure a successful project for you and a good learning experience for students, from initial scoping to final deliverables. For interested partners, we can also develop customized engagement plans that may include additional invitations to speak on campus, attend research presentations, participate in recruitment events, and promote career/internship opportunities. For more information, please contact Dr. Bill Kules at

Our Academic Programs

Student teams are drawn from three of the iSchool’s degree programs: HCIM, MIM, and BSIS. Projects are typically structured as consulting engagements through the iSchool iConsultancy:

Our Partners

iConsultancy Partners