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McNairy Library at Millersville University is looking for a student currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited MLS program to conduct user studies relating to the library website during the fall 2014 semester.
Deadline:  May 23, 2014
 
Duties:
    Build research-based personas that are specific to Millersville University for use in design and testing
    Recruit participants, plan, and conduct targeted website user studies
    Develop best practice guidelines and make recommendations for changes to the website
    Prototype testing (digital, analog, etc)
Qualifications:
    At least one semester of library school completed at the time of internship.
    Demonstrated interest in user studies/usability/computer-human interaction (coursework, workshop, independent project, etc).
    Ability to communicate with diverse constituents.
    Availability to be on the Millersville University campus for 10 hours per week.
Stipend: $1,500.00
More details: 
 
 

Fall 2014 Internship Opportunity
McNairy Library at Millersville University is looking for a student currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited MLS program to conduct user studies relating to the library website during the fall 2014 semester.
 Deadline:  May 23, 2014
Duties:
 
    Build research-based personas that are specific to Millersville University for use in design and testing
    Recruit participants, plan, and conduct targeted website user studies
    Develop best practice guidelines and make recommendations for changes to the website
    Prototype testing (digital, analog, etc)
 
Qualifications:
 
    At least one semester of library school completed at the time of internship.
    Demonstrated interest in user studies/usability/computer-human interaction (coursework, workshop, independent project, etc).
    Ability to communicate with diverse constituents.
    Availability to be on the Millersville University campus for 10 hours per week.
 
Stipend: $1,500.00
 
 
 
 


Research Assistance & Instruction Internship

Deadline:  April 21, 2014
 
Westminster College, McGill Library
New Wilmington, Pennsylvania
 
Position Overview
 
The librarians at Westminster College are looking for interns who want to gain instruction and research assistance experience in a small academic library. Interns will staff the McGill Library Public Services desk, which is the library’s merged reference and circulation service point. They will also have the opportunity to work on special projects based on interests and needs.
 
Intern Duties include:

 
  • Providing research assistance/reference support to on-site and remote patrons
  • Providing basic technology assistance to computer lab users
  • Supervising and training undergraduate student library employees
  • Assisting in managing and authoring content for McGill Library social media
  • Developing LibGuides based on curricular objectives, observed need, and personal academic interests
  • Monitoring and assessing various library service and use patterns through careful data collection
  • Special projects/duties based on interests and skills, which may include information literacy instruction
 
Required:
 
  
  • Interest in academic librarianship, specifically in the field of Instruction and Research Assistance
  • Technological proficiency (various information resources, spreadsheets, social media, etc.)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Late evening and/or weekend availability
 
Preferred:
 
  
  • Enrollment in or a recent graduate of an accredited MLS graduate program
  • Willingness to commitment to at least two semesters of work
 
Internship Hours and Stipend:
 
Interns will earn $2,250 per semester for up to 300 hours of work. Internship schedules may vary depending on library needs and individual interests, but will be confined to the regular academic year (i.e., the spring and fall semesters). Schedules are negotiated between the intern coordinator and the intern, but will include both weekday and evening/weekend hours.
 
E-mail letter of application, complete resume, and list of three references to:  Erin Smith, Director of Library Services at library@westminster.edu.  Review of applications will begin April 21, 2014. Successful candidates will be subject to a background check.  EOE
 
 
 
 

Internship
LPR Land Services
Deadline:  May 8, 2014
www.lprls.com
Clearfield, PA
A local Oil & Gas Exploration and Land Service company is seeking a college student or recent graduate for a 10 - 12 week paid internship. Candidates must be currently enrolled in or recently graduated from a Bachelor or Master Degree program at an accredited university or college. The internship is available from June through August and will provide hands-on experience with determining mineral ownership and other aspects of the oil and gas industry. The successful candidate will be an integral part of a support team whose primary objectives are to search, gather, examine and analyze public land records. Applicants will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience and a better understanding of the oil and gas industry, real estate, public records and property law. Applicants are required to possess excellent communication and computer skills and to be available to work a minimum of 35 hours per week. Please send a résumé and references to: christy@lprls.com. The deadline to submit your resume is May 8, 2014.

 

Intern
Location:  Oil City Library
Deadline:  May 16, 2014
The Oil City Library is seeking a Library Science Intern for the summer beginning  in June 2014.  The position is an unpaid internship with flexible hours.
The Oil City Library and Oil Creek District Center serves a population of over 14,000 people from four municipalities with a collection of over 126,000 items and an annual circulation of approximately 110,000.
Our Goal...
is to change the way young adults think about libraries by creating programming, collections and space that will be engaging and  inclusive to their needs.
Are You...
  • ·Creative
  • ·Energetic
  • ·Optimistic
  • ·Passionate
  • ·Always asking "why not?"
The Position...
will help create, develop, and implement sustainable teen and tween programming while working closely with the Library Director and staff.  Activities include:
  • ·Working closely with teens and tweens and being their champion
  • ·Direct teen programming
  • ·Event planning
  • ·Gaming
  • ·Collection development
Apply...
Send cover letter and resume to director @ oilcitylibrary . org


Internship Available

Deadline:  none given - will post until May 1, 2014

WebJunction Content Producer and Story Gatherer

Founded in 1967, OCLC is a nonprofit, membership organization dedicated to the public purposes of furthering access to the world’s information and reducing library costs. More than 74,000 libraries in 170 countries have used OCLC services to locate, acquire, catalog, lend, preserve and manage library materials. OCLC and its member libraries cooperatively produce and maintain WorldCat, the world’s largest online database for discovery of library resources.
A program of OCLC, WebJunction provides library staff with online access to continuous learning and the shared knowledge and experience of their peers. Founded in 2003, WebJunction is supported in part by OCLC, grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and state library partners. For more information, visit www.webjunction.org.
Background: WebJunction provides thought-leadership, learning, and resources on topics and trends to help power relevant, vibrant public libraries. Along with its value as a national learning resource for library staff, in 2014 WebJunction increased its focus on providing original articles related to the library field and sharing stories from libraries.
Job Purpose: Contribute to WebJunction’s value as a resource to the library field by creating and acquiring new content related to current practice and success stories in public libraries. Contribute to the framework, templates and processes necessary to encourage and enable ongoing content creation by library staff, sharing stories that communicate the impact their libraries are having on their communities.
Timeline: Three-month full-time position for the summer of 2014, in accordance with the intern’s academic schedule
Compensation: This is a paid internship. Pay is approximately $16 per hour but may vary DOQ.
Responsibilities:
  • Generate regular posts for the WebJunction news feed that highlight newsworthy stories of public libraries serving patrons and their larger communities;
  • Create an ongoing program of regularly posted library case studies highlighting projects, initiatives, and activities happening in public libraries, including tools, tips and advice to enable others to replicate the powerful impacts that programs are having across and beyond the US;
  • Build an ongoing program to draw out stories from across the library community and provide the tools that will allow library staff to create their own compelling stories in a sustainable way that can continue past the term of this position.
  • Evaluate existing content for currency and relevance and make recommendations for de-selection.
Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of the issues and subjects that are relevant to today’s libraries, especially U.S. public libraries.
  • Good familiarity with online sources of information about library issues; ability to discover online resources quickly and thoroughly.
  • Excellent English writing ability, including spelling, grammar, and turn of phrase. Experience writing for the web is preferred.
  • Ability to source Creative Commons images from libraries to use to illustrate news stories, and use simple graphic tools to prepare them for web publication.
  • Excellent communication skills, especially over email, that convey professionalism, friendliness, and an ability to persuade others to contribute their time or efforts for the good of the library community.
To apply, send an email with cover letter, resume or CV, and a writing sample to Ahniwa Ferrari, Web Content Manager at WebJunction, at ferraria@oclc.org.

Related Topics

WebJunction is the place where public library staff gather to build the knowledge, skills and support we need to power relevant, vibrant libraries.
 
 

Location: Washington, D.C.
Deadline:  April 15, 2015
The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) is currently seeking a Library Science Intern for the summer term beginning in May and ending in August.  This position is a paid internship, is full time, and is located at NSAC’s DC office on Capitol Hill.
 
NSAC is the leading advocacy organization for federal policy that supports sustainable agriculture and food systems.  We work toward the vision of creating a safe, nutritious, and affordable food supply produced by a legion of diverse family farmers who make a decent living pursuing their trade, while sustaining the environment and contributing to the strength of their communities.  NSAC has a collaborative work environment, and you will be part of a dedicated and effective team.

Position Description
NSAC’s Library Science Intern will work closely with NSAC staff on the following activities in our DC office, including:
  • Archiving hardcopy materials, research, publications
  • Creating a satisfactory historical record of archival files and excising unnecessary files
  • Converting selected hardcopy materials to digital files
  • Helping with the design of a digital filing system
  • Creating solutions for digital archiving challenges
  • Working to improve communications/contacts data tracking systems
  • Ensuring the preservation of critical archival records while improving the ease of access to current operational records
  • Providing input toward an ongoing data organization and archive plan, for implementation
  • Assisting with other projects and assignments as needed
 
The Library Science Intern will report directly to NSAC’s leadership team.
 
Qualifications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of the records life cycle
  • Experience using various media and formats used in archival and information systems
  • Fantastic organizational skills
  • Ability to familiarize yourself with unfamiliar materials quickly
  • Self-starter and motivated to do the best job possible
  • Strong computer and technical skills
  • Ability to both work independently and be a good team player
 
Stipend
NSAC policy interns are paid on an hourly basis, with the rate determined by level of education and experience. 
 
Application
Please send resume, cover letter (including an explanation of your interests in library science/information management), and the names and contact information for three references to Emily Gilbert at egilbert@sustainableagriculture.net with “Summer Library Science Intern” in the email subject line, by April 15, 2014.  
 


Configuration Management Intern (Digital Librarian Intern)

Deadline:  none given - will post until May 13, 2014
Job Description:
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
  1. Digital archiving of engineering documents and drawings.
  2. Quickly learn the types of drawings, stages of drawings and understand the revision and legal control of drawings.
  3. Quickly learn the types of project documents and understand the legal control of said documents.
  4. Quickly learn the scanning procedure and quality assurance system.
  5. Become versed on ASTS-specific metadata and how it is applied to documents.
  6. Oversee the training and work assignments of assigned scanning personnel.
  7. Oversee the tools used for the scanning.
  8. Proficient in the use of multimedia tools and relevant software: Microsoft Office, Excel (VBA experience preferred), databases, Sharepoint, document and photo editing software.
  9. Organizational and communication skills a must.
10.  Excellent at problem solving and superb attention to details.
 
Success Criteria:
The successful candidate will have an advanced understanding of digital archiving and the tools for implementation.  The candidate need not have direct experience in the industry, but must be motivated to learn the industry, including ASTS solutions and industry standards.  Further, the successful candidate must be innovative, creative, self-motivated, organized, and able to identify and prioritize tasks, estimate and plan required effort, and execute to the plan. 
Educational Requirements:
Minimum of a Master’s degree in Library Science or equivalent.
Experience Requirements:
Some experience would be a plus, but not required.
Work Requirements:
This is a paid position.  Interns must be able to work 35-40 hours per week.
Please send cover letters and resumes in .pdf format to katherine.jakub@ansaldo-sts.us.

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences - Internships - Library
 Internship opportunities with the Academy. Students will need to complete an application by visiting  

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Internships 
The Archives of American Gardens offers internships year-round to students enrolled in graduate programs who wish to gain professional experience in learning about the management of and providing public access to a photographic archive. Currently, we are seeking applicants for a Cataloging and Metadata Internship.  The intern will assist primarily with cataloging series and item level descriptions in the Horizon database system and apply embedded metadata to corresponding digital assets. The intern will also assist with the digitization of archival materials (35mm slides, negatives and photographic prints), write interpretive materials utilizing the collections, assist with social media initiatives, prepare teaching tools for field volunteers engaged in documenting gardens for the Archives, and enter reference requests into an Access database. The intern may have an opportunity to assist with discrete components of the processing, arrangement and housing of collections, and develop parts of inventories and/or finding aids.
To learn more about the Archives of American Gardens internship, visit http://www.gardens.si.edu/get-involved/internship-aag.html . 
Deadlines:
Applications for internships should be received no later than the dates listed below.
Summer Internships: February 1  
Fall Internships: June 1
Winter/Spring Internships: November 1  
Requirements for applying to the Smithsonian Gardens intern program:
Submit an on-line application
Two letters of recommendation
College transcript(s)
Essay describing background, interest in field, career goals and chosen project.
Further details on how to apply can be found on our website at http://www.gardens.si.edu/get-involved/internships.html .

 
 Smithsonian Gardens Internship Opportunities
 Deadline:  Ongoing
Smithsonian Gardens provides an exceptionally well-rounded array of experiences in its intern program thanks to the wide diversity of services it offers to the Smithsonian, the world's largest museum complex.  We accept current and recently graduated undergraduate and graduate students studying horticulture, landscape architecture, museum studies, or other related fields.  Selection is based on both an evaluation of the applicant’s application and available positions.   
Opportunities include:
  • §  Education and Outreach Internship
  • §  Archives of American Gardens' Internship
  • §  Landscape Architecture Internship
  • §  Greenhouse Internship
  • §  Orchid Collection Internship
  • §  Horticulturist Internship (available in summer and fall)
  • §  Tree Collection/ Arborist Internship (available in summer and fall)

Deadlines:
Applications for internships should be received no later than the dates listed below.
Summer Internships: February 1
Fall Internships: June 1

Winter/Spring Internships: November 1 
 
Requirements for applying to the Smithsonian Garden intern program:
Submit an on-line application
Two letters of recommendation
College transcript(s)
Essay describing background, interest in field, career goals and chosen project.
Further details on how to apply can be found on our website at http://www.gardens.si.edu/get-involved/internships.html. We’d appreciate if you could forward this information to any students who may be interested an internships with Smithsonian Gardens!    
Office:  600 Maryland Avenue SW, Suite 3300, Washington, DC 20024
Mailing:  PO BOX 37012, Capital Gallery 3300,  MRC 506, Washington DC 20013-7012

 LIBRARY INTERNSHIP / CO-OP (PAID)
This position will provide the opportunity to see how a small, private, technical research library functions and provide the opportunity to work on research projects in a variety of disciplines.
 Qualifications:
  • Student must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate level Library Science program
    • Qualified students should have a minimum 2.75 grade point average to be considered for any position.
    • Introductory level cataloging course or higher
    • Basic computer skills - proficiency with MS Word & Excel
    • Experience with Microsoft SharePoint preferred, but not necessary
       Description / Position responsibilities include:
  • Knowledge Management project involving the creation of a digital workspace for storage of research files
  • Cataloging utilizing Easymarc and DDC
  • Document delivery
  • Serials collection maintenance (check-in, routing, weeding, etc.)
  • Assist librarian with day-to-day operations including reference and research projects
  • Various other duties as needed and time permits
Duration:
 Approx. 4 month internships available throughout the year (internships begin in August/September, December/January, and May/June)
 Employment offers are contingent upon the successful completion of Carpenter's pre-employment selection process,
which includes a drug and alcohol screen. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
 Apply at -

 Summer Internship
Deadline: ongoing
Are you interested in designing your own internship and gaining some practical library experience?  Unpaid summer internships are available at Elizabethtown College, where librarians are happy to work with you to create a meaningful internship experience.  For more details, please contact Elizabeth Young (

Summer Internships
Students:  A great way to gain some experience in federal government is by working as a summer intern for a federal agency.  GPO is hiring summer interns in the "STEP", the student temporary employment program.  The real benefit of this program is that after working for 640 hours as a student, you can be offered a full-time slot WITHOUT having to compete with anyone else for the job! 
You can be hired at the 4, 5, 6, or 7 level depending on your qualifications.  Work in Library Services & Content Management would likely be the work assignment.
This is a great opportunity, so consider applying by March 14th.

Internship
Library Internship Program
The Department of Justice Libraries offer ongoing unpaid internships to library science graduate students interested in gaining work experience in a federal law library setting.  Practicum opportunities are available for those with an interest in reference, research and web design as well as digitization and technical services.
Sample projects include:
  • Help develop and maintain intranet pages and research guides for the DOJ Virtual Library
  • Create intranet finding aids for un-cataloged library collections such as Attorney General Memoranda or Legislative files.  Create e-legislative histories of statutes enforced by DOJ.
  • Analyze collections (such as reference or subject specific materials) to determine online equivalents, create an access tool, and make purchasing recommendations. 
  • Digitize important paper collections, increasing accessibility to DOJ researchers, including those with disabilities. 
  • Assist in the rollout of a new automated circulation system.
We are looking for motivated, self-starting library school graduate students able to work ten to twenty hours a week.  We will assist a student in obtaining academic credit when possible.
To apply, please email resume and references to Bridget Gilhool, Supervisory Librarian, U.S. Department of Justice: bridget.gilhool@usdoj.gov.  No calls please. Thank you.
The U.S. Department of Justice is an Equal Opportunity/Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Except where otherwise provided by law, there will be no discrimination based on color, race, religion, national origin, politics, marital status, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, status as a parent, membership or nonmembership in an employee organization, or personal favoritism. The Department of Justice welcomes and encourages applications from persons with physical and mental disabilities. The Department is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advanced on the basis of merit within the Department of Justice. This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Internship
Deadline: on-going
Smithsonian Gardens
Collections Management and Education Internship Opportunities
Smithsonian Gardens (SG) designs, manages, and maintains the gardens and grounds of the many Smithsonian museums in Washington, D.C., which attract over thirty million visitors each year.   SG's Collections Management and Education branch is responsible for developing educational programs and materials as well as managing the Archives of American Gardens and a collection of garden furnishings and horticultural artifacts.  While SG offers a number of diverse horticulture-based internships that entail regular garden maintenance, the Collections Management and Education branch offers winter internships in the following areas:
is.a.fully.peer-reviewed academic journal in the field of architecture and contemporary culture. Its focus is cross-disciplinary and, in addition to being a platform for publication, it also operates as a resource repository offering up-to-date materials for research. It represents an academic first: the combining of research materials and related academic publications on a single platform.
It is unique in its themes, publication system, hosting of research projects and its conference organisation. It’s run in affiliation with Ravensbourne University, UK and California Institute of the Arts, US.
The internship scheme is offered as:
The SG Education and Outreach
internship fosters experience in horticultural programming and is structured to provide an intern with opportunities to gain hands-on experience in the areas of education, outreach, or research.  The intern will have the opportunity to work on one or more of the following projects: develop educational content for use in social media platforms, backpack tours and trunk program based on existing garden themes or special concepts; develop interpretive labels, guided and cell phone tour text for garden exhibitions or living plant displays. The intern will work with horticulture records and resources under the guidance of the SG Collections Management and Education staff to develop these materials
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The Archives of American Gardens (AAG)  is a growing photographic archives that documents American garden design and landscape history from the 19th century to the present day. The AAG internship fosters experience in the following areas: collections registration, cataloging and description, research, development of finding aids, inventory, and digitization.
Projects focus on cataloging images by describing their content according to recognized data standards, assisting with basic reference duties, image digitization, computer automation of collection records, and developing outreach materials including blogs and text for web pages. This experience will help interns learn the practices necessary to prepare archival collections for curators, staff, and outside researchers.
Requirements:  Collections and education applicants must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program and have completed coursework or be currently enrolled in courses in archival science, library science, museum studies or museum education, history, horticulture education or other related field. 
Applicants must have excellent organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills, special attention to detail, and strong computer skills. An interest in horticulture or garden history is highly desired. 
Internship Details
? Open to all current undergraduate and graduate students who study archival science or museum education or a related discipline and wish to further their knowledge through practical hands-on work experience 
Paid and unpaid internships available
 Ten to sixteen week long internships 40 hours per week
 Opportunities to complete special projects that may relate to the intern's special area of interest
To learn more about Smithsonian Gardens' internship program go online to www.gardens.si.edu
Application Deadline:  June 1 (fall semester), November 1 (winter semester) or February 1 (summer semester).

Application Requirements: Application (online through SOLAA), two letters of recommendation, college transcript(s), and essay describing background and career goals. Completed application materials can be submitted on-line or mailed to:
Smithsonian Institution Gardens
Collections Management & Education Internship
P.O. Box 37012
Capital Gallery, Suite 3300, MRC 506
Washington, DC 20013-7012

or by Fed Ex or UPS to:

Smithsonian Institution Gardens
Collections Management & Education Internship
600 Maryland Avenue SW, Suite 3300
Washington, DC 20024
Contact:  aag@si.edu

Internships
The Delaware Valley Archivists Group (DVAG) is the local archives association in the Philadelphia area.  We recently developed a page designed to match graduate students studying archives with area repositories willing to host an unpaid internship.  Interested students are advised to contact the repository directly, not DVAG.  We are acting as a middleman, so to speak, and hope to add to this page as more repositories become interested in participating.
This page is designed to facilitate the matching of graduate students interested in careers in Archives with repositories willing to host an unpaid internship or practicum.  If you work for a DVAG-area repository that is interested in having contact information posted on our website for such a purpose, please contact chair@dvarchivists.org for more information

Internship
The Garfield-Taylor Internship at Temple University Health Sciences Libraries
This year-long experience will provide both pre-professional training at a new state-of-the-art biomedical information center and an appreciation of the historical significance of the region with regard to bioscience information resource development.
Working up to 20 hrs/week, the individual will:
  • Participate in the day-to-day operations of the health sciences library with duties in public services and/or technical services departments;
  • Work under an experienced mentor who will guide the fellow and support them in their area of interest;
  • Develop and manage a special year-long project, designed to best match the interest and skills of the fellow with the needs of the library - sample project ideas: developing assessment strategies for the information literacy program; collection development in a time of transition from print to electronic delivery; accessing health information using mobile technologies;
  • Participate in informal meetings with health sciences school faculty to inform a richer understanding of the information needs of clinicians, scientists, and researchers;
  • Visit other health sciences libraries in the Philadelphia area, such as: the Penn Biomedical Library, the Scott Memorial Library at Thomas Jefferson University, the Drexel/Hahnemann Medical Library;
  • Visit other relevant Philadelphia-area locations, including the College of Physicians of Philadelphia (founded in 1787, the oldest professional medical organization in the country) and Rittenhouse Book distributers. 

Requirements
           Current enrollment in an ALA accredited library or information science graduate program. Positive attitude and strong service orientation. Ability to demonstrate initiative and work independently. Adaptable. Well-organized. Ability to work under pressure. Good workplace computing skills. Effective communication skills. Demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in health sciences librarianship.
Hours and Pay:
20 hours/week; $15/hour; weekdays.
To apply, send resume and cover letter via email to:
Royce Sargeant, Assistant Director for Administrative Services -- rsargean@temple.edu
About the Internship:
The Garfield-Taylor Internship, named after Eugene Garfield, founder of ISI, and Mark-Allen Taylor, long-time director of the Temple University Health Sciences Libraries, is an opportunity to work and learn in a stimulating academic health sciences information environment. Garfield and Taylor are two people drawn to information discovery, teaching, learning, and creative inquiry - and the Internship was the natural outgrowth of their mutual respect and friendship. Taking inspiration from the well-regarded MLA Cunningham Fellowship, the Garfield-Taylor Internship will provide training and work experience for a graduate student interested in pursuing a career in health sciences librarianship. The Philadelphia area is replete with academic health sciences libraries, health system knowledge management centers, and for-profit bioscience information vendors, providing a rich training ground for new health sciences librarians. The area is home to Dr. Eugene Garfield, a pioneer in bioscience information, who founded the Institute for Scientific Information in 1960 and developed internationally recognized citation and information discovery tools, including Current Contents and Science Citation Index
. The newly opened Ginsburg Health Sciences Library, where Mr. Taylor was most recently its director, combines the best of a digital information hub, a personalized online library service center with expert subject specialists, and an engaging
interactive learning environment.

Internship
Public Library Internships Available
Worcester County Library is a medium-sized public library system serving Maryland's southeastern-most county.  The county population is approximately 50,000.  There are five branch libraries throughout the County, each with its own unique character and demographic. 
We are looking for library and information science students who wish to supplement their studies with some real-world experience.  We have openings in public service for students who can commit to 20-25 hours per week for three to six weeks.  Placement may be at any branch and may include assignments at more than one branch. 
Following orientation, you will be assigned to an experienced branch manager or assistant manager.  Students who possess a positive attitude combined with good communication skills will be assigned to work at a circulation desk in different library locations.  Other assignments may include reference and information service, computer assistance and instruction, video production and collection development.  You will have regular conversation with the director and assistant director.
At the present time we cannot offer a stipend but we are prepared to document your work experience in sufficient detail that it can be used as a component of your resume.  And we believe that the experience you will gain will be a valuable enhancement of your under­standing of librarianship and of your job skills.
To apply, send a letter of interest including a recommendation from your academic advisor, and dates when you will be available to:
Internship Program
Worcester County Library
307 North Washington Street
Snow Hill, Maryland 21863
Or, by email to:  mthomas@worc.lib.md.us

Internship
We are happy to announce a new Smithsonian Libraries  internship program - the first paid internship program ever at the Libraries!  Two paid internships will be awarded each year, beginning with summer 2010, and are designed for current graduate students interested in working in research and/or museum libraries.  Interns will complete projects in technical services, special collections, digital projects and research, reference and reader services.  Take a look at our website to find further information: http://www.sil.si.edu/Galaxy.cfm?id=3.21.  Help us spread the word for this great opportunity!  Feel free to forward this message to colleagues, students and friends. And also, please encourage applications for our unpaid internship program, too!     Smithsonian Institution Libraries:  Connecting. Ideas. Information. You.   Mary Augusta Thomas, Deputy Director MRC 154, P.O.Box 37012 Washington, DC 20013-7012 Voice: 202-633-2240 Fax: 202-786-2866

Internships
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities National Internship Program provides students with internships across the country-from Seattle to Atlanta to Washington, DC and more locations-for students from all academic backgrounds.  We are currently searching for more applicants from library and information sciences for internships with the National Archives and Records Administration and the Library of Congress.  Please note that students do not have to be Latino to apply or participate in our program.
Students are paid $450 to $550 per week minimum, depending on class level, plus provided with airfare and housing arrangements.  This summer the program runs June 4 through August 14 or June 21 through August 28. 
I have included just a small sample of internships we have offered students in LIS.  Students should submit their resumes to me at sramirez@hacu.net.
Thank you!
Sandra Ramirez
Assistant Director, Recruitment
HACU National Internship Program
Western Regional Office
915 L Street, Suite 1425
Sacramento, CA 95814
916-442-0392 (p)
916-446-4028 (f)
HNIP Headquarters
National Center for Higher Education
One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 430
Washington, DC 20036
202-467-0893 (p)
202-496-9177 (f)