2019 Fall Public Library Internship-NY

Approximate date of posting August 18, 2019

Position: BKLYN Incubator Internship

Eligibility Although a skills match is top priority, preference is given to current graduate students or those with/pursuing advanced degrees related to public policy, government, social science, library/information science, innovation or design.

Location: Brooklyn, New York

Company/Institution/Organization Office of Strategic Planning at Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) a think and do tank for a large, rapidly changing public institution. BKLYN Incubator is an innovation fund administered through this department that supports progressive library programs at BPL by providing professional development, mentorship, and resources. The purpose of BKLYN Incubator is to provide resources and training to build programs and services from the ground up and support ideas that are responsive to community needs.. 

 Schedule/Hours  Part-time 15 hours per week 

Time Frame: full 15-week semester

Compensation: $15 per hour

Source Indeed

Description The Office of Strategic Planning is currently seeking candidates with strong project management and people skills to work on the next round of BKLYN Incubator. The position will work directly with the Senior Manager of Innovation to help coordinate and support the growing community of innovators among the staff at BPL. This intern will assist with Incubator related training and professional development and support the implementation of BKLYN Incubator related programs and events.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate their interest in public institutions, design thinking/learning/doing, a community-centered approach to solving problems, and service design. Candidates should have:

  • Strong community management abilities using strategic approaches to keep people engaged, informed, and supported.
  • Strong problem framing and solving skills intended to support the work of innovators and public library staff working to explore new territory.
  • Strong ability to capture, analyze, and present data to tell stories of success and failure as well as the lessons learned in the process.
  • Strong research abilities combined with the ability to compile written reports, create compelling slide decks, and deliver strong presentations.
  • Collaborative approach with the ability to identify strong partners and a focus on thoughtfulness, purpose, and impact.

Apply https://careers-bklynlibrary.icims.com/jobs/1909/part-time-bklyn-incubator-internship/job

Website:

Deadline: Unspecified

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2019 Fall Public Library Internship-WA

Approximate date of posting August 18, 2019

Position: Community Learning Intern

Eligibility  adults 16-25 Experience is not required.

Location: Bremerton, Washington

Company/Institution/Organization Kitsap Regional Library– Downtown Bremerton Branch

 Schedule/Hours  100 hour position We typically schedule interns for five hours per week

Time Frame: We typically schedule interns for five hours per week over a five- six month period. The schedule will be determined by your mentor upon hire.

Compensation: $12.12 per hour

Source Indeed

Description Youth voice is something that the library takes to heart. We know that when teens and young adults have the opportunity to plan, implement and give feedback on our programs and services, our community has a brighter future! We are hiring Community Learning Interns to learn how to set and accomplish goals, explore their ambitions, and become leaders in their community

The Community Learning Intern will be mentored by a librarian at their home branch. The intern will be expected to arrive on time per their schedule, lead a project that meets individual and community goals, receive guidance from a mentor, and maintain professionalism. Ready to apply? Here’s what you should know:

The internship centers on creating a project that will benefit your future goals and help support your community. The term “Community Learning” means that you will be learning in a supportive atmosphere working with a librarian that will mentor and assist you to help your community dream more, learn more, do more, and be more!

Through this internship you may explore one or more of our focus areas the library cares a lot about:

  • Early Learning or education for young children
  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education
  • Civic Engagement or getting involved in the community about issues you are passionate about
  • Economic Vitality or finding well-paying jobs and spending wisely

You will gain skills in all four of those areas with the help of a trusted mentor, a caring team of library staff who believe in you not just through service for your community but with the community, too. Through the Community Learning Internship, we hope to help foster future leaders just like you.

You will work side-by-side with a librarian throughout your internship to learn new skills and develop your project. This will be a collaboration. You bring your future goals and life interests to the table, and the librarian supports you in incorporating your interests into learning opportunities and community partnerships. Together you will work on a project that will support your learning and help you succeed in goals you set for yourself. Your mentor will guide you on how to set and accomplish goals. Even if you do not know exactly what you want for your future, this internship is designed to help you explore.

What is a project?

A project can be anything that is exploring your goals and interests and turning that into a program, event, service, class, resource, presentation, or something we haven’t even thought of yet!

Each step in building your project is going help you develop a specific set of college and career building skills.

Step 1: Make a plan for your project by thinking critically and creatively. Explore your interests and develop new ideas with your mentor.

Step 2: Do the project by maintaining a consistent schedule, sticking with your plan, adapting, and make adjustments when necessary. Think of the people who may be impacted by your project work with your mentor to develop a communication plan. Continue to demonstrate a strong work ethic and complete your project goals.

Step 3: Share your project with library staff, patrons, and community partners, learn excellent communication skills, professionalism, and learn ways to collaborate.

Step 4: Be a leader in your community, connect with people, and exercise your leadership skills.

On-going meetings with your mentor throughout your internship will help you understand what these skills mean and how to make the most of them.

Apply A resume is required. The resume can be used to explain your education, skills, interests, and/or any combination of work, volunteer, or extracurricular experience you would like the mentor team to know.

Website: http://www.krl.org and select “Employment” located at the bottom of the page- ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 0819-43N

https://krl.applicantpro.com/jobs/1164967.html

Deadline: August 27, 2019.

2019 Fall Public Library Internship-NY

Approximate date of posting August 18, 2019

Position: Data Project Intern

Eligibility Although a skills match is top priority, preference is given to current graduate students or those with/pursuing advanced degrees related to public policy, government, social science, library/information science, innovation or design.

Location: Brooklyn New York

Company/Institution/Organization Brooklyn Public Library’s Strategic Planning Department is seeking a problem solver with lots of curiosity and great attention to detail. This position will provide the opportunity to learn about current library initiatives as well as how to manipulate large data sets through data analysis and visualization software – namely Tableau. Interns will gain an understanding of the types of data captured by public libraries and why, develop data visualizations and work with staff focus groups, pilot groups and use other methods to iterate, test, and integrate user feedback into our designs.

Schedule/Hours  Part-time 15 hours per week 

Time Frame: full 15-week semester

Compensation: $15 per hour

Source Indeed

Description Working with the Senior Manager of Strategic Initiatives, Project Management, and Data Analysts the Data Project Intern will assist in building relevant data visualizations for staff system wide using a combination of BPL and public data. These visualizations are used to bolster librarians’ understandings of their neighborhoods, help staff to plan community-responsive programming, and to evaluate strengths and weaknesses in areas like collection development, circulation, and wifi use.

Interns will participate in departmental meetings to gain an understanding of organizational culture. This will prepare interns to create visualizations that foster collaboration among staff and promote the use of data in project planning and decision making.

Qualifications

Experience with data analysis and analytics software (Excel and Tableau) is a plus

An understanding of User Experience principles and their benefits in presenting data to diverse groups

A passion for design

An interest in public service

Apply please submit a resume that outlines your experience and a cover letter that articulates your interest and alignment to the description above.

Website: https://careers-bklynlibrary.icims.com/jobs/1908/part-time-data-project-intern/job?mobile=false&width=1140&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-300&jun1offset=-240

Deadline: Unspecified

2019-2021 Public Library Intern, NH

Approximate date of posting August 12, 2019

Position: Youth Department- Little Makers Intern-  children ages 2 to 6

Eligibility exciting opportunity for those studying or currently working in Early Education or Librarianship, but others are encouraged to apply urrently enrolled in college-level course work.

Location: Keene, New Hampshire

Company/Institution/Organization Keene Public Library 60 Winter Street

 Schedule/Hours  10 hours per month. Some weekday hours may be available.

  • Time Frame: starting as soon as possible, and will end on September 1, 2021. Internships may run for as little as three months or up to 24 months. Be available to work at least 2 Saturdays per month from 9AM-1PM.

Compensation: $10-$15 per hour

Source http://blogs.simmons.edu/slis/jobline/2019/08/little-makers-intern-keene-public-library-keene-nh.html

Description Do you love working with children and their families? The Keene Public Library Youth Department is looking for STEM education interns to assist with a three-year leadership project to develop, test, and evaluate the effectiveness of offering STEM, tinkering, and making activities for children ages 2 to 6 and their families and care providers.

  • Working with STEM librarian educators to implement a unique program combining multi-modal STEM tinkering and making opportunities for young children and caregivers with an open-ended investigation of science concepts. 
  • Working as part of a team to design, reflect, evaluate and draw conclusions about the program.
  • Interns will be trained to facilitate and assist with the evaluation of STEM learning.  

Apply : https://ci.keene.nh.us/jobs

Deadline: Position will remain open until a suitable number of candidates is received.

2019 Reference & Public Services Intern-Trainee & Entry -level Librarian Employment Opportunity

Approximate date of posting 08-13-2019

Position: Librarian 1

Eligibility employees of the Miami-Dade County Public Library System

fully accepted into an ALA accredited Master’s of Library Science degree program and registered for classes.

Intern Level:

Must be currently enrolled in an American Librarian Association (ALA) Master’s degree program.  Must provide an acceptance letter from the dean.  Must provide an official transcript indicating applicant has taken (or is currently taking) Master of Library Science or related program courses or registration document indicating applicant is enrolled for the current term. Must be able to work weekends and nights. 

(Salary: $43,919.20)

Trainee Level:

Must be currently enrolled in an American Library Association

(ALA) accredited graduate school Master’s degree program in Library Science or related program and have completed at least 18 semester credits in Library Science or related program.  Must be able to work weekends and nights. 

(Salary:  $46,002.58)

Librarian Level:

Master’s degree in Library Science or related program from an

American Library Association (ALA) accredited graduate school.  Must be able to work weekends and nights.

(Salary:  $48,439.30)

Location: Miami-Dade Public Library System

101 W. Flagler Street

Miami, FL33130

Company/Institution/Organization
Miami-Dade Public Library System

 Schedule/Hours  Full-time

Time Frame: unspecified

Compensation: $43,919.20-$46,002.58

Source https://www.floridalibraryjobs.org/search/search_all?sortby=created_at&order=desc

Description This is entry level administrative work which provides the opportunity for employees of the Miami-Dade County Public Library System to receive professional training.  Assignments serve to offer practical experience, professional development and promotional opportunities within the Library System to employees fully accepted into an ALA accredited Master’s of Library Science degree program and registered for classes.

NATURE OF WORK

*INTERN LEVEL*

This is entry level administrative work which provides the opportunity for employees of the Miami-Dade County Public Library System to receive professional training.  Assignments serve to offer practical experience, professional development and promotional opportunities within the Library System to employees fully accepted into an ALA accredited Master’s of Library Science degree program and registered for classes.

Emphasis is placed on assisting participants to become accustomed with the requirements of the Master’s in Library Science degree to include assisting with assignments and developing skills and work site duties and responsibilities. Supervision is received from a senior staff member. Guidance is received from a Mentor, who serves as a resource to help the participant with professional development issues and training of professional level duties at the assigned worksite.

ILLUSTRATIVE TASKS

  Applies study habits and developing skills to meet the academic requirements of the Master’s of Library Science.

  Applies academic knowledge to the routine operations of public library work.

  Assists with reference activities including researching and providing patrons with documented answers to reference questions.

  Assists with analyzing collection development needs.

  Assists with the proper maintenance of library materials and equipment in an assigned library area.

  Maintains an awareness of current library issues and trends by reading professional and related literature and attending workshops, conferences and courses.

  Assists with classifying, cataloging and ordering library materials.

  Performs related work as required.

*TRAINEE & LIBRARIAN LEVEL*

NATURE OF WORK

This is entry-level professional library work in a variety of phases of library operations. 

Employees in this classification are responsible for the application of professional library principles and practices to various assignments in library operations.  Responsibilities include assisting the public in the use of information technology, performing complex reference activities, analyzing collection development needs, and continuous familiarization with the library’s resources and developments in the profession.  Supervision may be exercised over a staff of clerical, para-professional or technical employees.  Supervision is received from a higher level Librarian who assigns duties and reviews work for satisfactory performance.

ILLUSTRATIVE TASKS

  Performs complex reference activities including researching and providing patrons with documented answers to reference questions; instructs patrons in the use of bibliographic materials and information technology; assists patrons in the selection of library materials; performs specialized library programming; resolves patron problems concerning library or County policies.

  Analyzes collection development needs, oversees the selection of materials, prepares bibliographies and provides reader’s advisory and reference services for assigned areas of responsibility.

  Exercises responsibility for the proper maintenance of library materials and equipment in an assigned library area.

  Plans, assigns and reviews the work of para-professional, clerical, technical and volunteer workers engaged in a variety of library activities.

  Maintains an awareness of current library issues and trends by reading professional and related literature and attending workshops, conferences and courses.

  Classifies, catalogs and orders library materials.

  Performs related lower level work as required

Apply Please visit https://www8.miamidade.gov/global/humanresources/home.page to search for job opening # 55786 and apply!

Website: https://exterd.miamidade.gov/psp/GUEST/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL

Deadline: 08-25-2019

2019-2020 Public Library Intern-Canada

Approximate date of posting July 23, 2019

Position: Public Library Intern

Eligibility Recent graduate with a Master of Library and Information Science degree from an accredited

library schoolCanadian citizenship, permanent resident status, or refugee status in Canada, Between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment

Location: Holland Landing,Ontario, Canada

Company East Gwillimbury Public Library

 Schedule/Hours  Full-time; Temporary 35 hours weekly, including evenings and weekends

Time Frame: 2019-09-23 End date: 2020-01-10

Compensation: $20.00 plus 4% vacation pay

Source https://www.linkedin.com/

Description For this position, the successful

Candidate Will Introduced To The Following Aptitudes

Access Services

Collaborative Relationships

Collection Control & Maintenance

Communication

Customer Services

Ethics & Values

Interpersonal Relationships

Learning & Growth mindset

Organization of Collections

Patron Training

Readers Advisory

Reference and Circulation Services

Technology Core Competencies

Apply Interested candidates must be registered in the Young Canada Works online candidate inventory and provide a covering letter and resume addressed to:

Ben Van Gorp

IT & Digital Services Librarian East Gwillimbury Public Library

P.O. Box 1609, 19513 Yonge Street Holland Landing, ON

L9N 1P2

Website: https://neuvoo.ca/view/?from=page-e-related&id=04144e8a9531&lang=en&k=library+intern&newjob=yes&splitab=1&action=emailAlert#smspopup

Deadline: 4:00 p.m. Monday, August 12, 2019.

2019-2020 Public LIBRARY INTERN-IA

Approximate date of posting July 12, 2019

Position: Youth Services Library Interns

Eligibility completion of the 12th grade (high school diploma or equivalent)

Location: Cedar Falls, IA

Company City of Cedar Falls

 Schedule/Hours  29 hrs/wk. Some evening and weekend work required

Time Frame: This is a year-round position so the successful candidate must be available through the summer months and school breaks.

Compensation: $8.439/hour

Source https://www.linkedin.com/comm/jobs/view/1374320715

Description The Cedar Falls Public Library is seeking a part-time intern in the Youth Department. Duties will include assisting library patrons with programs and services, performing services at the youth service desk, providing clerical and technical assistance to the professional library staff, and performing other tasks as assigned.

Apply For consideration, submit a completed application (available from the Finance & Business Operations Department in upper City Hall, or online at: http://www.cedarfalls.com/jobs) to: City of Cedar Falls, Attn: Library Intern, 220 Clay Street, Cedar Falls, IA 50613 OR to jobs@cedarfalls.com

Website: http://www.cedarfalls.com/Jobs.aspx?UniqueId=84&From=All&CommunityJobs=False&JobID=PARTTIME-LIBRARY-INTERN-410

Deadline: 4:30 p.m. on Monday, July 22nd.

2019 Public Library – Adult and Information Services-FL

Approximate date of posting  July 16, 2019

Position: Librarian I – Adult and Information Services      

Eligibility  will consider students enrolled in MLIS program are eligible-supplemented with six (6) months experience in a public library settin

Location: Safety Harbor

Company Safety Harbor Public Library

 Schedule/Hours  27 hours per week

Time Frame: Part Time -Evenings and weekend required.

Compensation: $13.01per hour

Source https://www.floridalibraryjobs.org/search/search_all?sortby=created_at&order=desc

Description Under the general direction of the Librarian II, or designee. Performs a variety of professional work which requires considerable knowledge of library service and how it relates to the community. Responsible for the application of professional library principles and practices to various assignments in all areas of Library operations in accordance with all applicable City codes and Departmental policies. Duties are generally performed independently. Work is reviewed through reports, observations, and obtained results.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS MAY INCLUDE:

Program support, website and social media updates.

Collection development in assigned genres; conducts weeding projects.

Develop and implement programs for adults.

Provide library outreach to the community and assists in special projects.

Manage functions of the service desk including patron requests for printing, scans, and faxes. Assists in patron internet questions and trouble shoots computer issues as needed. Responds to patron inquiries via email, phone, and face-to-face questions. Check out Tool Library items.

Assist in library program public relation efforts, including website, TV rotators, flyers, and press releases.

Monthly departmental statistical reporting of database usage, program attendance, and other measurable deliverables.

Performs other duties as assigned. Including Librarian in-charge and facility closing duties.

Apply http://cityofsafetyharbor.com/662/Employment

Website: https://fl-safetyharbor.civicplushrms.com/AtsResources/Client/d315668a-8d58-4168-ae40-6460df61012d/Documents/Librarian%20I-PT-7-15-19.pdf

Deadline: July 29, 2019