One of the best things about working at Magrath, in my opinion, is the opportunity to work with such great student workers! I wanted a chance to highlight, in my own humble way, the fantastic talent we have in the Circulation department. I'll be doing interviews with our senior-most student workers for the rest of the semester and posting them on the blog.
First up is Sean Schultz, who has been working at Magrath since he was a freshman. Sean routinely staffs some of the most difficult shifts to fill, including summers and Sunday nights, and is a friendly and knowledgeable presence at the desk. We'll miss Sean when he graduates this spring, but we're glad to have him for a few more months! Read on to see the full interview . . .
Well Sean, tell us a little bit about yourself! Where are you from? What year are you in school and what are you studying?
Morris, MN. I am a super! senor studying communication and music. I really love taking music classes. My favorite part is learning the theory aspect of music. It has really helped me when writing my own music.
What do you like to do in your down time?
In my free time I enjoy playing music, reading, and relaxing with my two dogs!
Why did you apply to work at a library (and why Magrath, specifically)?
My mom actually suggested I apply to work at a library. I went to the job fair my first semester and Magrath hired me there.
What is your favorite shift to work in Magrath and why?
The night shift on Sunday is great because I can get a lot of homework done...or me and Giovanni talk about how bad the Minnesota sports teams are...
What is your favorite band to see live, and how many times have you seen them in concert?
Hmmm....I would have to say that would be Radiohead. I saw them once at Lollapalooza in 2008 and it was amazing!
What is your favorite way to kill time at the Circulation Desk?
Homework. But I would say that keeping up the sports news is actually my favorite way to kill time on desk. I follow the Vikings and Timberwolves most, but I also like to keep up boxing and soccer.
What's the worst joke you've heard recently?
My roommate keeps telling a terrible Star Wars "your mom" joke. It goes: Your mom is so dumb she thought Jar-Jar came with Pickles-Pickles. Its pretty bad and I am sick of hearing it...
If you won a million dollars, what is the first thing you'd buy, and why?
I would buy an awesome, brand new guitar amp.
AND FINALLY: If you were a kitchen utensil, what would you be?
I think last time I said I would be a frying pan, but now I see myself as more of a fork. The best utensil ever, in my opinion.