Chicago, IL: Emerging Art Leaders Internship, Library Reader Services (Summer 2020; Paid), Art Institute of Chicago – Ryerson & Burnham Libraries

Research and report on special collections material. Create metadata, including images and catalog links, for special collections material. Research museum exhibition history and write descriptions that enhance library content on the Art Institute’s website. Improve findability of e-resources through editing, updating, and creating records in the integrated library system. Select, retrieve, and set up general and special collections material for group visits. Develop LibGuides content … Continue reading Chicago, IL: Emerging Art Leaders Internship, Library Reader Services (Summer 2020; Paid), Art Institute of Chicago – Ryerson & Burnham Libraries

Chicago, IL: Mary and Samuel Somit Preservation Internship, University of Chicago

The Mary and Samuel Somit Preservation Internship Program at the University of Chicago Library offers an annual six-week internship in the areas of library preservation, conservation, digitization and digital library collections.The internship is intended to give current graduate students or recent graduates of a preservation, conservation, archives or library and information program, an opportunity to apply their skills and knowledge in a research library setting. … Continue reading Chicago, IL: Mary and Samuel Somit Preservation Internship, University of Chicago

Philadelphia area, PA: Library and Archives Internship, Longwood Gardens

Arrange and describe archival collections, develop finding aids, and make recommendations regarding storage, conservation and preservation treatment of archival materials in various formats, including born-digital records. Perform basic administrative level tasks in Digital Asset Management System (Asset Bank), including scanning, uploading, editing, training patrons, and supervising volunteer projects. Assist with cataloging of library materials and the strategic initiative to improve Authorities control in the EOS … Continue reading Philadelphia area, PA: Library and Archives Internship, Longwood Gardens

Kennett Square, PA: Library and Archives Internship, Longwood Gardens

Library and Archives Internship
Longwood Gardens, in the Philadelphia area

Longwood Gardens Library and Archives seeks a graduate level student in Library Science or Archival studies (or related equivalent) to gain experience in the operations and management of a special library and institutional archives. Recent graduates may also apply. Longwood Gardens is a public display garden located in Kennett Square, PA, 45 minutes southwest of Philadelphia.

The intern is immersed in each section of the unit—Library, Digital Gallery, Archives, and (depending on a particular project) Plant Records. He/she works on a variety of assigned projects as part of a team to achieve the unit’s goals in supporting Longwood Gardens’ mission. Currently, unit goals are focused on developing robust intellectual control and access across all collections. This is a 40 hour per week, paid position with optional free housing (a taxable benefit). Continue reading “Kennett Square, PA: Library and Archives Internship, Longwood Gardens”

Lawrenceville, NJ: Archival Digitization and Research Internship – Hamill Papers, The Lawrenceville School

The Lawrenceville School’s Stephan Archives seeks an Archival Digitization and Research Intern to assist with digitizing historical documents located in The Hamill Papers, a collection that encompasses the correspondence of Rev. Samuel McClintock Hamill (1812-1889), the School’s longest-serving Head Master (1837-1883). The intern will assist the School’s Project Archivist with the digitization of the collection, the creation of metadata, the transcribing of select documents, and … Continue reading Lawrenceville, NJ: Archival Digitization and Research Internship – Hamill Papers, The Lawrenceville School

Chicago, IL: Reader Services Internship (unpaid), The Art Institute of Chicago

The Art Institute of Chicago is currently looking for students who would be interested in applying for our Reader Services Internship and Reference & Instruction Internship for the upcoming Fall 2019. Current MLS students or recently graduated with library sciences students strongly encouraged to apply. The job description is attached below. Internship Opportunities at AIC Continue reading Chicago, IL: Reader Services Internship (unpaid), The Art Institute of Chicago

Madison, WI: Research Intern, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, Public Library Development

The Department of Public Instruction Division for Libraries and Technology, Public Library Development team, would like one or two SLIS students to assist in a library evaluation project. This is your chance to put your Research Methods skills to work!

This paid position involves working with a professional research company to evaluate the current Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) Five Year Plan for Wisconsin (2013-2017). Continue reading “Madison, WI: Research Intern, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, Public Library Development”

Sun Prairie, WI: Adult Services Intern, Sun Prairie Public Library

The Sun Prairie Public Library is seeking a current MLIS student for a part-time paid intern position in its dynamic Adult Services Department for the fall semester. Some job duties include staffing a busy information desk, providing reference and reader’s advisory service, assisting patrons with computers and technology, creating displays, assisting with programs, as well as a variety of other possible tasks as Adult Services … Continue reading Sun Prairie, WI: Adult Services Intern, Sun Prairie Public Library