2018-2019 Biomedical Library Internship-PA

Approximate date of posting August 5, 2018

Position: Biomedical Library Internship available immediately

Eligibility Current graduate student in ALA accredited library or information science program or related discipline.

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Company/Organization University of PennsylvaniaThe Biomedical Library operates as an integral part of the Penn Libraries system and provides cutting-edge research services and information resources for the University of Pennsylvania Health System; the Perelman School of Medicine, including Biomedical Graduate Studies; the School of Nursing; various masters programs; and the Department of Biology.

Schedule/Hours  Flexible: up to 20 hours per week

Time Frame One year long

Compensation: $15/hour

Source: libjobs@infoserv.inist.fr

Description: The University of Pennsylvania Biomedical Library seeks an energetic Intern to participate as a full member of our Information Services team, receive mentoring by our progressive and seasoned team of professional librarians, and jumpstart your career as an information professional.

This is a great opportunity for exposure to the workings of academic and specialized libraries.

Responsibilities include:

  • Participate in Biomedical Library’s week-day reference rotation schedule by providing reference and consultation services to patrons (faculty, clinicians, staff and students) in-person, by phone and virtually (e-mail and chat).
  • Participate in Biomedical Library’s virtual weekend reference rotation, which can be done remotely.
  • Assist team of professional librarians with projects relating to:
    • Systematic Reviews of the literature
    • Mobile resources
    • Bioinformatics
    • Research impact assessments
    • Knowledge management and data visualization
    • Community health partnerships, programs, and outreach
    • New technologies and resources
    • Course-integrated instruction and library-sponsored workshops and presentations
    • Online tutorials and courseware
    • Research guides
    • Contribute to the library’s social media accounts
    • Tell us your ideas for self-defined projects in your area(s) of interest!


Website: http://www.library.upenn.edu/hr/

How to Apply: please submit a cover letter and resume to the attention of:

POC: Barbara Cavanaugh

Please write “Biomedical Library Internship” in the subject line.

Deadline: until filled


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s