Approximate Date of Posting: February 7, 2017

Position: Public Library Intern


Company/Organization  MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Sunday Locations)

Schedule/Hours: Part-Time 8 Hours a week

Sundays required (at least 2 Sunday’s per month) An additional three (3) hours of work will be scheduled during another day in the week

Time Frame:  Unspecified

Compensation $19.78

Source: Indeed


Library hours of operation are Sunday through Saturday including nights. This internship position will be scheduled to work at an assigned branch at least two Sundays per month. Preference is given to those applicants that can work every Sunday. An additional three (3) hours of work will be scheduled during another day in the week at the Sunday branch, for a total of 8 hours – work per week.

Work is performed under general supervision of a higher-level professional employee.

An Intern provides library services by assisting customers in locating information resources. Interns are typically assigned to the Information Desk, either single service or one located in a specialty area. The position requires basic knowledge of library resources, and reference services in electronic and print media. The majority of contacts are with customers (in person or by telephone) on a short-term, on-going basis. Service typically involves questioning customers to determine the nature of assistance that is required, and deciding how to successfully deliver that assistance. Public service may also include providing instructions in the use of library reference and electronic tools.

The salary range provided is for information purposes only. All candidates hired from this recruitment will be hired at $19.78/hour.

Minimum Qualifications                                                         

Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree.

Preferred Criteria

  1. Must be currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited Master’s in Library Science degree-seeking program.

    2. Must have a minimum of six (6) hours of Library Science degree coursework completed or underway.

    If selected for consideration, you may be required to provide evidence that you possess the knowledge, skills and abilities indicated on your resume.


Deadline: February 21, 2017



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