2018-2019 Research & Education Intern Medical Center Library-NC

Approximate Date of Posting: July 1, 2018

Position: Research & Education Intern

Eligibility: Must be a Master’s degree or PhD student in Library/Information Science or Public Health graduate program. Preference for students who have completed at least one semester of coursework and are comfortable with database searching (i.e., controlled vocabularies and Boolean operators). Internships may be completed as field experiences for credit or as not-for-credit experiences.

Location: Durham, North Carolina

Company/Organization Duke University Medical Center Library & Archives

Schedule/Hours: 20 hours/week
Hours are flexible, but they must take place between 8am and 6pm

Time Frame:  Summer or Fall 2018  1 year with potential to extend 

Compensation Unspecified

Source: Indeed


The Research & Education Department of the Duke University Medical Center Library provides reference and research services, classes, consultations, and systematic review services for organizations and individuals within Duke Health. The Research & Education Intern will support all areas of the department, such as reference, research, instruction, consultations, and systematic review searches. The Intern will gain experience in a progressive academic health sciences environment and will develop practical skills in health sciences and academic librarianship.


  • Assist patrons via chat, email, service desk
  • Create and manage EndNote libraries
  • Compile analytics on Duke authors
  • Develop and update database searches for systematic reviews and other research projects within PubMed, Embase, Web of Science, Scopus, PsycINFO and more
  • Maintain Library guides and Web pages
  • Capture data on library activities
  • Assist with teaching classes in graduate programs
  • Contribute to Library’s blog
  • Create or revise Web-based tutorials
  • Pull articles
  • Contribute to service improvement initiatives
  • Contribute to other projects as needed


How to Apply:  Please send cover letter, CV, and three references to: Emily Mazure, Biomedical Research Liaison Librarian at emily.mazure@duke.edu.

Deadline:  Unspecified


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