Approximate date of posting August 18, 2018
Position: Library Services Intern
Eligibility Applicants must be matriculating in a program offering an MLS/MLIS degree and have completed a minimum of 15 course credits. Students in ALA accredited programs preferred.
Location: Intern will work primarily out of our New Haven, CT office with less than 10% of the time in our New York office.
Company/Organization WITHERSWORLDWIDE– US library staff provide research and knowledge services to over 100 attorneys across the firm’s seven US offices as well as a team of US qualified lawyers outside the US. The US library team works closely with their counterparts outside the US, particularly the UK library team. The US Library and Knowledge Advisor performs research and manages the print collections, know-how, electronic resources and other library services across the US offices.
Schedule/Hours 10 to 15 hours per week between the hours of 9am and 5pm, Monday through Thursday in blocks of no less than 2 hours.
Time Frame Winter/Spring Session (January to May 2018)
Description: The intern will be supervised by the US Library and Knowledge Advisor and participate in projects and procedures to help organize and document the library’s resources and services to the firm. The US Advisor will provide mentoring and training in the below library functions in which the student can expect to receive practical experience:
- Print Collection Management
- Electronic Resource Management
- Knowledge Management
- Vendor Relations