Spring 2019 Exhibits Office Special Event Intern-DC

Approximate date of posting  October 29, 2018

Position: Exhibits Office Special Events Intern

Eligibility All participants have to meet HACU’s program eligibility.  The application and detailed program information can be accessed at www.hacu.net/hnip.

Currently enrolled

DESIRED MAJORS: Museum Studies, Women’s Studies, Ethnic Studies and History

Location: Library of Congress

Company/Organization  HACU National Internship Program (HNIP) in partnership with the Library of Congress and its Internship and Fellowship Programs (IFP)

Schedule/Hours  -Full-Time

Time Frame. 15 weeks The internship is scheduled to begin on January 9, 2019 and end on April 26, 2019. All participants travel to Washington, D.C. for a two day orientation prior to the start of their internship. 

Compensation: Pay rates per week: Undergraduate: $580 Graduate: $650. Travel arrangements are made and paid by the program. Housing can be arranged on behalf of participants.

Source: http://cuaslis.org/wp/library-of-congress-paid-internship-exhibits-office-special-event-intern/

Description: ROJECT DESCRIPTION: The Exhibitions Office expects the candidate will apply andadapt what he/she has learned in the classroom and in the professional realm, and will discuss any ideas openly and freely with the staff. Instruction and supervision will be provided for all assignments. After an initial orientation, the intern will be expected to work independently on all assignments. The intern will be involved in the following exhibitions, Women’s Suffrage, Rosa Parks, and Two Georges exhibitions.

• Support the Exhibitions Team in the preparation of the exhibition installation schedule
and exhibition design
• Integrate research and educational information into exhibition-related gallery lectures,
and public programs
• Research materials for possible audiovisual components for Rosa Parks and Women
Suffrage exhibitions
• Work with Exhibition Director on administrative aspects of exhibitions
• Work with curators and Exhibition Director on exhibitions, and track exhibition
• Work collaboratively with other staff to ensure exhibition goals, objectives, and deadlines
are met

• The intern will provide a weekly report of activities and assignments, and participate in
staff meetings
• Provide a draft list of potential materials to complete audiovisual components for Rosa
Parks and Women Suffrage exhibitions
• Provide a draft list of exhibition related gallery lectures and public programs

How to Apply: If you are interested in this position, please email: your resume and transcripts to Noel Guerrero at noel.guerrero@hacu.net.

POC: Feel free to give us a call should you have any questions at (202) 467-0893 ext. 2103

Deadline: ASAP


Spring 2019 Social Media and Planning Intern-DC

Approximate date of posting  October 29, 2018

Position: Social Media and Planning Assistant

Eligibility   All participants have to meet HACU’s program eligibility. 

The application and detailed program information can be accessed at www.hacu.net/hnip.

Currently enrolled or recent graduate

DESIRED MAJORS: Business Management, Public Administration, Communication and Marketing

Location: Library of Congress

Company/Organization  HACU National Internship Program (HNIP) in partnership with the Library of Congress and its Internship and Fellowship Programs (IFP)

Schedule/Hours  -Full-Time

Time Frame. 15 weeks The internship is scheduled to begin on January 9, 2019 and end on April 26, 2019. All participants travel to Washington, D.C. for a two day orientation prior to the start of their internship. 

Compensation: Pay rates per week: Undergraduate: $580 Graduate: $650. Travel arrangements are made and paid by the program. Housing can be arranged on behalf of participants.

Source: http://cuaslis.org/wp/library-of-congress-paid-internship-social-media-and-planning-assistant/

Description: The internship supports the Library’s strategic goals to invest in talent for the future, transform in-person experiences, and promote a culture of continuous improvement. Specifically, the internship will help the Internship and Fellowship Programs (IFP) division expand access to experiential learning at the Library, enhance user experiences online and onsite through broader outreach, and identify how to better promote the Library’s many fellowship, internship, residency, and volunteer opportunities to target communities.


  • support the department manager in IFP to address high priority initiatives
  • explore methods to develop an entry-level and efficient social media strategy for IFP that can be sustained
  • research effective and no-cost options to market the IFP Portal and signature internship and fellowship programs to both general and target markets to expand diversity
  • create visual and informative outreach materials for key audiences
  • analyze current web metrics
  • evaluate and identify best practices (both internal and external) that can be implemented by the Library of Congress for expanding diversity of internships and fellowships through research, interviews/visits, and focus groups to inform an environmental scan
  • create and share knowledge using collaborative tools like Confluence


  • A draft communications plan for social media
  • Draft outreach materials (e.g. blogposts and tweets) with messages that educate and inspire the key audiences of IFP, highlighting opportunities and providing guidance on how to effectively prepare and apply
  • Draft environmental scan report that includes a Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats (SWOT) Analysis

How to Apply: If you are interested in this position, please email: your resume and transcripts to Noel Guerrero at noel.guerrero@hacu.net.

The application and detailed program information can be accessed at www.hacu.net/hnip.

POC: Feel free to give us a call should you have any questions at (202) 467-0893 ext. 2103

Deadline: ASAP

2019-2021-Library Resident-NY

Approximate date of posting  October 12, 2018

 Position: Resident Librarian

Eligibility. Current Students & Recent graduates -Open to students who will have their degree in hand by May 2019.

Potential for excellence and/or innovation in teaching information literacy to undergraduates.
-Expressed interest in or willingness to learn about digital humanities tools, techniques, and practices

Location: Genesco, New York

Company/Organization  Milne Library at SUNY Geneseo SUNY Geneseo’s Milne Library invites applications for an entry-level, full­-time, tenure­-track, Resident Librarian at the Sr. Assistant Librarian rank. The Resident Librarian position is part of the ACRL Diversity Alliance, of which Milne Library is a member, which is dedicated to increasing the hiring pipeline of talented individuals from historically underrepresented groups. The initial appointment for this position is two-years with the potential for renewal.

SUNY Geneseo’s priority is teaching excellence, and we are seeking an individual with a strong commitment to the liberal arts. This individual will be a member of the Research Instruction Team and will participate in the library’s instruction program as well as serve as a liaison to academic departments. This individual will also work collaboratively with library staff, Computing & Information Technology, and faculty on the development of a digital humanities program. We are looking for a team member dedicated to user services who can thrive in an environment that encourages experimentation and creativity. The ideal candidate will have a commitment to collaborative work, strong outreach skills, and fostering a diverse and inclusive working/teaching environment.

The Resident Librarian will join a staff that has a well-established culture of innovation. The library has been recognized by the American Library Association for its Access Opportunity Program Summer Library Research Academy and received the 2018 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award.

Schedule/Hours  Full-Time

Time Frame Begins 2/7/2019—for 2 years with the potential for renewal.

Compensation: Commensurate with Experience

Source: https://uwslisjobs.wordpress.com/2018/10/29/geneseo-ny-resident-librarian-suny-geneseo/


Develop and provide specialized information literacy instruction as a liaison to academic departments and the library’s general instruction program for undergraduates

– Provide outreach and research support to students, faculty, and staff in academic disciplines.

– Work with library staff, Computing & Information Technology, and faculty on the development of a digital humanities program, while remaining current with trends and developments in the digital humanities

– Provide guidance and support to faculty, staff, and students in using established and emerging digital humanities tools and techniques

– Develop and manage online resources/tools (e.g., research guides, tutorials, and

assessments) to support information literacy instruction

– Participate on library teams in support of the library’s mission

– Work on a project based on professional interests and needs of the library, with the intention being to present results at a professional conference or in a professional journal

How to Apply https://jobs.geneseo.edu/postings/2400

Applicants should be prepared to upload a cover letter that addresses how his/her qualifications meet the position requirements and a CV. Contact information for three references should be supplied at application. References will be invited to submit a letter of reference at the time of initial interviews.

POC Any questions regarding this job posting should be addressed to library director, Ben Rawlins (rawlins@geneseo.edu).

Deadline: 12/01/2018

2018-2019 Library Assistant Intern-CA

Approximate Date of Posting: October 29, 2018

Position:  Library Assistant Intern

Eligibility:Must be working towards undergraduate or graduate degree, preferably in Library or Information Services and with an expected graduation date no sooner than December 2019.

Location: San Francisco, California

Organization: Bain & Company is the management consulting firm that the world’s business leaders come to when they want results. Bain advises clients on strategy, operations, information technology, organization, private equity, digital transformation and strategy, and mergers and acquisition, developing practical insights that clients act on and transferring skills that make change stick. The firm was founded in 1973 on the principle that Bain consultants measure their success by their clients’ results, and Bain clients have outperformed the stock market 4 to 1. With 56 offices in 26 countries, Bain has worked with more than 4,000 major multinational, private equity and other corporations across every industry.

Schedule/Hours  Part time/20 hours per week

Time Frame:  Unspecified

Compensation: Unspecified

Source: Indeed


The Information Services/Library intern will assist the Manager and IS team with their administrative tasks. The internship provides valuable experiential learning opportunities to build the many skills that are foundational for a career in library services. Interns are full members of the team for the duration of their internship and are invited to attend regular team meetings and social events.

Responsibilities: Administrative and Research Support

  • Under close supervision, supports the local IS department
  • Ensures invoices are paid on time for online services, books, journals, and stationery. Involves regular liaison with suppliers and the Finance Department
  • May manage subscription and journal acquisition for the department and consultants. Includes suggesting relevant material for purchase, placing orders, updating a subscriptions database and circulating journals
  • Catalogues books for Information Services, plus shelving book and magazine returns as quickly as possible to make them available for other users
  • Builds knowledge of basic business sources
  • Initiates and undertakes key project work when required such as organizing & updating the Information Services Portal
  • Proactively seeks opportunities to broaden and deepen skill set by participating in special projects
  • Provides ongoing support for basic asset-building activities including processing orders and new acquisitions, cataloging and serials check-in, end-user system updates, tracking circulation of materials from the collection and ongoing maintenance of print and other special collections


  • Previous work experience in administrative support, preferably in a professional environment
  • Attention to detail, effective time management and strong verbal skills required
  • Must possess an ability to learn quickly, multi-task and work independently
  • Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English required


Website: http://www.bain.com/careers/apply/index.aspx


Deadline: Unspecified

2019 Digital Scholarship Resident-MA

Approximate date of posting  10/23/2018

Position:Digital Scholarship Resident

  1. Eligibility Bachelor’s degree in any area.
  2. Demonstrated experience in managing technology projects
  3. Working knowledge of advanced training with Python, XML and/or SQL.
  4. Working knowledge of one or more digital scholarship technologies (e.g., visualization, text mining, text encoding, GIS, Network analysis, database design, digital publishing, presentation and content management tools) for creating and transmitting scholarship.
  5. Demonstrated experience with application development in at least one major programming language such as Ruby on Rails, PHP, Perl, and/or Java.
  6. Demonstrated knowledge of web applications in a LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP) environment
  7. Working knowledge of Linked Data principles.

Location: Amherst, Massachusetts

Company/Organization  UMass Amherst Libraries

Schedule/Hours  Full-time

Time Frame. one-year (12 months) term appointment


Professional Salary Scale level 26 

https://www.umass.edu/humres/sites/default/files/2015 PSU Salary Schedule.pdf

Source: rusa-l@lists.ala.org

Description: Example of Duties:

  1. Work in close partnership with the Digital Scholarship Center, the Digital Media Lab Unit, and other library departments to prioritize projects, recommend strategies and implement applications and technologies to support digital scholarship services.
  2. Identify, define and analyze requirements to meet the expectations of stakeholders and intended end users needs, scheduled timeline, and budgetary targets.
  3. Actively support research projects and assist faculty and graduate students in the use of digital methods such as data visualization, text mining, text encoding (TEI), geographic information systems (GIS) and  content management systems.
  4. Communicate with web developers, system administrators, and project managers in the evaluation, education and implementation of a robust digital scholarship support system.
  5. Contribute to the recommendation or development of digital tools and platforms for analysis, visualization, presentation, and reuse of content. Design, program, and/or adapt existing tools in support of digital scholarship.
  6. Analyze client requests to develop specifications for academic programs by applying digital scholarship methods, statistical pattern learning and digital evidence.
  7. Work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively to promote teamwork, diversity, equality, and inclusiveness within the Libraries and the campus.  Attend professional development activities as assigned or required to meet departmental goals and objectives.
  8. Understands responsibilities with respect to conflicts of interest and behaves in ways consistent both with law and with University policy
  9. Perform related duties as assigned or required to meet Department, Executive Area/Division, and University goals and objectives.

How to Apply: Apply online at  http://careers.umass.edu/amherst/en-us/job/496109/digital-scholarship-resident-12-month-position and submit a letter of application, resume and contact information (phone and email) for three professional references


DeadlineNovember 16, 2018


2019 Spring Library Practicum-DC

Approximate date of posting  October 23, 2018

Position: Practicum opportunities are available for those with an interest in reference, research and web design as well as digitization and technical services.

Eligibility Successful applicants must be a U.S. Citizen and enrolled in a degree program.No law degree or legal experience necessary.

Location: D.C.

Company/Organization  Department of Justice Libraries

Schedule/Hours   eight hours a week or more

Time Frame. Spring Semester

Compensation: Unpaid We will assist a student in obtaining academic credit.

Source: http://cuaslis.org/wp/department-of-justice-libraries-practicum/

Description: Sample activities include:

  • Gain research skills working on real-world questions.
  • Help develop and maintain intranet pages and research guides for the DOJ Virtual Library.
  • Create intranet finding aids for un-cataloged library collections such as Attorney General Memoranda or Legislative files.  Create e-legislative histories of statutes enforced by DOJ.
  • Assist in implementing an electronic discovery service, integrating it with DOJ databases.
  • Digitize important paper collections, increasing accessibility to DOJ researchers, including those with disabilities.

How to Apply: please email resume and references to Roxie.Daneshvar@usdoj.gov and Bridget.gilhoo@usdoj.gov

Deadline: November 9., 2018

2019-2021 Postdoctoral Librarian Fellowship Program-NY

Approximate date of posting  10/23/2018

Position:Postdoctoral MLS/MLIS Fellow

Eligibility The fellowship program is open to all areas of study at the University. Individuals who meet one of the following criteria are eligible to apply:
1) Individuals who have completed their dissertation within the last three years or who will have completed their dissertation by September 1, 2019; or
2) Professionals transitioning to academic careers (for those in field for which the doctorate is not the terminal degree, including those with an MLS/MLIS within the last three years.)

Location: New York, NY

Company/Organization  New York University

Schedule/Hours Full-Time

Time Frame. Appointments are for two years and begin in September.

Compensation: Fellows are appointed as “Assistant Curator/Faculty Fellow” and receive salary; an annual housing allowance; and research allowance and professional development support for ALA Annual Conference. The University also provides a benefits package, including medical and dental coverage.

Source: https://www.higheredjobs.com/details.cfm?JobCode=176845700&utm_source=10_24_18&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=JobAgentEmailhttps://www.higheredjobs.com/details.cfm?JobCode=176845700&utm_source=10_24_18&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=JobAgentEmail

Description: Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program to support promising scholars and educators from diverse backgrounds whose life experience and research experience will contribute significantly to academic excellence at NYU.

The selection committee looks for evidence of superior scholarly achievement (honors, awards, publications), commitment to library instruction, and research in institutions that value diversity and promise of continuing achievement as scholars and teachers. Applicants are encouraged to describe their interest in any area of need for libraries including but not limited to: data curation, metadata management, digital preservation, digital humanities, user experience and assessment, business, sciences and engineering librarianship, etc.

Please note that individuals interested in librarian positions (MLS degrees) are not required to submit a mentorship plan developed jointly with a mentor. Mentors will be assigned post acceptance into the Fellowship. For additional information about the program and its FAQs, please visit:

How to Apply: https://apply.interfolio.com/54862

POC: Enrique Yanez
Human Resources
New York University, Division of Libraries

Website: http://www.nyu.edu/life/diversity-nyu/diversity-resources/faculty-resources/provosts-postdoctoral-fellowship-program.html

Deadline: 11/13/2018

Fall 2018-Spring 2019 Library Relations & Faculty Outreach Intern-CA

Approximate date of posting  October 17, 2019


Library Relations & Faculty Outreach Intern

Eligibility Must be a current student pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree.

Location: able to work out of our office in  Thousand Oaks, CA

Company/Organization  SAGE Publishing CQ Press, an imprint of SAGE Publications, is a publisher of books and online resources in political science.

Schedule/Hours  20-25 hours per week during normal office hours

Time Frame. the fall semester with the potential to be expanded into the spring semester.

Compensation: Paid

Source: Indeed

Description: This internship will learn about publishing in general and also gain hands on experience in an editorial department

  • Support department by helping organize and perform tasks related to events the Library Relations & Faculty Outreach team gives to customers
  • Event planning and support, including sending out invites, tracking RSVPs, helping book extra needs like catering or other services
  • Helping manage the SAGE Exchange website
  • Serve as editorial eyes for the Library Relations & Faculty Outreach newsletter
  • Ordering catering and refreshments for training events hosted across the country
  • Prepare and send training materials for on campus training events
  • Assist department personnel in completing projects
  • Help recruit and compile survey information
  • Assist in other general tasks

Website:  https://jobs-sagepub.icims.com/jobs/5335/intern%2c-library-relations-%26-faculty-outreach/job?mode=job&iis=Internet&iisn=Indeed.com&mobile=false&width=884&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-300&jun1offset=-240

Deadline: Unspecified