Approximate date of posting April 5, 2017
Position: Digital Projects Team
Location: Greenbelt, Maryland
Company/Organization NASA Goddard Library
Schedule/Hours 12-15 hours per week; between 8:30am-5:00pm M-F, but are otherwise flexible. Intern
Time Frame June to August (approximately 10-12 weeks).
Compensation: . Internship is only available to fulfill course credit requirements
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The NASA Goddard Library, which supports the information and research needs of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, is offering internships for the Summer 2017 term. Intern(s) will join the Digital Projects Team to assist with routine and special projects relating to metadata and cataloging, information frameworks, and the Goddard Institutional Repository (www.gsfcir.gsfc.nasa.gov) — a series of collections related to the research and knowledge output of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
Students will work with our team to enhance our digital repository’s collections and get hands-on experience with metadata work. In particular, the project this summer will focus on thesaurus construction to help establish an authoritative list of NASA mission names
Preferred Qualifications –
Currently enrolled in a Masters of Library Science, Masters of Information Science, or related graduate-level program. –
Specialization and/or focus in digital libraries, digital curation, information systems, or digital collections – Enthusiasm for library and digital repository metadata –
Knowledge of or familiarity with major descriptive metadata schemas (Dublin Core, MADS, METS, etc.) – Strong interest in metadata in XML structures –
Strong interest in linked data concepts and RDF formats – Enthusiasm for NASA missions and programs
Apply Send a resume and statement of interest to Adrienne Hieb, Metadata Librarian (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Matt Pearson, Digital Projects Team Lead (email@example.com).
Please feel free to ask me more questions about the opportunity.
Adrienne M. Hieb, MLS
Cadence Group, Inc.
NASA Goddard Library
Greenbelt, MD 20771
office: 301-286-6246 fax: 301-286-1755
Website: Deadline: Unspecified