Christies- Fall 2017 Internship, New York

Approximate Date of Posting: June 12, 2017

Position: Various

Location: New York, New York

Company/Organization   Christie’s

The majority of internships take place at the Rockefeller Center location. Select internships divide time between our Rockefeller Center office and Redstone, our pre- and post-shipping handling facility, in Long Island City. We also have opportunities in a selection of our regional offices including Los Angeles, California, San Francisco, California, Chicago, Illinois and Toronto, Canada.

Schedule/Hours: Full-Time & Part-Time

Time Frame:  Fall session: 21 August – 22 December 2017

Compensation Paid

Source: Indeed

Christie’s is currently accepting applications for our paid Internship program that will expose individuals to the art world and auction industry through hands-on experience during the second half of the year. Depending on where the company and department are in their sale cycles, a persons’ tasks may include the following: administrative, research, cataloguing, assisting with sales, writing provenance documents, and other assigned projects.

Successful Christie’s applicants are not necessarily art history majors but have a passion for art and a strong desire to learn about the auction business. For certain departments, proficiency in another language, such as German, Mandarin, Russian, and Spanish, is highly desired.

Placements are available in Specialist departments, select Business Support departments in and with both part-time and full-time availabilities*

Certain opportunities, divide time between the Rockefeller Center office and Redstone, Christie’s pre-and post-sale handling facility, located in Long Island City.

Successful applicants are placed in positions according to their background and areas of. Candidates may request specific departments through our online application and should be mentioned in their cover letters. These requests are taken into account but are not guaranteed.

In addition to working in assigned departments, accepted individuals should also attend orientation, auctions, and a presentation given by Human Resources on networking, interviewing techniques, and resume-writing tips.

International Candidates:

International individuals may apply for a U.S. internship as long as they have the necessary visa status. Christie’s does not sponsor visas for work experience individuals.

Eligibility:

  • All candidates must have appropriate work authorization (CPT/OPT complete), as Christie’s does not sponsor visas for entry level positions
  • Candidates should be undergraduate students, masters students, or recently graduated individuals (within a year of graduation)
  • All candidates should be available for the entirety of the internship and should prepare for their schedules for the time and workload commitment
  • All accepted individuals must complete verification screenings.
  • All applicants must apply online through Christies.com and complete the application titled “Spring 2017 Internship”

Skills and Requirements:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including superior written and spoken communication
  • Strong follow-up skills with attention to detail
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (especially Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Ability to learn Christie’s systems
  • Highly collaborative nature
  • Ability to handle a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Superior client service skills
  • Experience with Research Libraries

General length for this program is roughly 18 weeks. All positions require a commitment of approximately 20/40 hours per week during the fall and winter months. Please be mindful of your schedule and/or course load before applying for an internship.

Website: http://www.christies.com/about-us/welcome-to-christies/internships-americas

Deadline:

The dates for 2017 are as follows:

Fall session: 21 August – 22 December

Applications open: 12 June 2017

Deadline: 14 July 2017

The dates for 2018 are as follows:

Spring session: 15 January – 25 May

Applications open: 16 October 2017

Deadline: 24 November 2017

Fall session: 20 August – 21 December

Applications open: 11 June 2018

Deadline: 13 July 2018

 

Christies- Fall 2017 Internship, New York

Approximate Date of Posting: June 12, 2017

Position: Various

Location: New York, New York

Company/Organization   Christie’s

The majority of internships take place at the Rockefeller Center location. Select internships divide time between our Rockefeller Center office and Redstone, our pre- and post-shipping handling facility, in Long Island City. We also have opportunities in a selection of our regional offices including Los Angeles, California, San Francisco, California, Chicago, Illinois and Toronto, Canada.

Schedule/Hours: Full-Time & Part-Time

Time Frame: 21 August – 22 December

Compensation Paid

Source: Indeed

https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=42145ceb12b7e20c&q=Paid+Library+Internship&tk=1bbvc5ho02tugeid&from=ja&alid=581b34e30cf2afb8b41c57d9&utm_source=jobseeker_emails&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=job_alertsDescription:

Christie’s is currently accepting applications for our paid Internship program that will expose individuals to the art world and auction industry through hands-on experience during the second half of the year. Depending on where the company and department are in their sale cycles, a persons’ tasks may include the following: administrative, research, cataloguing, assisting with sales, writing provenance documents, and other assigned projects.

Successful Christie’s applicants are not necessarily art history majors but have a passion for art and a strong desire to learn about the auction business. For certain departments, proficiency in another language, such as German, Mandarin, Russian, and Spanish, is highly desired.

Placements are available in Specialist departments, select Business Support departments in and with both part-time and full-time availabilities*

Certain opportunities, divide time between the Rockefeller Center office and Redstone, Christie’s pre-and post-sale handling facility, located in Long Island City.

Successful applicants are placed in positions according to their background and areas of. Candidates may request specific departments through our online application and should be mentioned in their cover letters. These requests are taken into account but are not guaranteed.

In addition to working in assigned departments, accepted individuals should also attend orientation, auctions, and a presentation given by Human Resources on networking, interviewing techniques, and resume-writing tips.

International Candidates:

International individuals may apply for a U.S. internship as long as they have the necessary visa status. Christie’s does not sponsor visas for work experience individuals.

Eligibility:

  • All candidates must have appropriate work authorization (CPT/OPT complete), as Christie’s does not sponsor visas for entry level positions
  • Candidates should be undergraduate students, masters students, or recently graduated individuals (within a year of graduation)
  • All candidates should be available for the entirety of the internship and should prepare for their schedules for the time and workload commitment
  • All accepted individuals must complete verification screenings.
  • All applicants must apply online through Christies.com and complete the application titled “Spring 2017 Internship”

Skills and Requirements:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including superior written and spoken communication
  • Strong follow-up skills with attention to detail
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (especially Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Ability to learn Christie’s systems
  • Highly collaborative nature
  • Ability to handle a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Superior client service skills
  • Experience with Research Libraries

General length for this program is roughly 18 weeks. All positions require a commitment of approximately 20/40 hours per week during the fall and winter months. Please be mindful of your schedule and/or course load before applying for an internship.

Website:

http://www.christies.com/about-us/welcome-to-christies/internships-americas

https://christies.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=1290&sType=Indeed&site=1

Deadline:

he dates for 2017 are as follows:

Spring session: 16 January – 26 May

Applications open: 17 October 2017

Deadline: 25 November 2017

Fall session: 21 August – 22 December

Applications open: 12 June 2017

Deadline: Monday, June 26th, 2017

The dates for 2018 are as follows:

Spring session: 15 January – 25 May

Applications open: 16 October 2017

Deadline: 24 November 2017

Fall session: 20 August – 21 December

Applications open: 11 June 2018

Deadline: 13 July 2018

 

Librarian-in-Residence- 2 years- Newberry Library-Chicago

Approximate Date of Posting: June 5, 2017

Position:  Librarian-in-Residence

Eligibility

MLS/MLIS awarded between 2014 and 2017 strongly preferred. Applicants currently enrolled in an MLS/MLIS program with graduation expected within one year of application will be considered;

Coursework in American Indian and Indigenous Studies and/or Latin American history required;

Strong general knowledge of the humanities required;

Reading and speaking knowledge of Spanish, Portuguese, or an American Indian language strongly preferred;

Experience in a research library providing reference, instruction, and outreach highly desirable;

Experience in a special collections, archives, or museum setting highly desirable;

Knowledge of a variety of print and electronic reference sources and the scholarly literature of American Indian and Indigenous Studies and/or Latin American history highly desirable;

History of working with and providing information services to an American Indian community or tribe preferred;

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Company/Organization   Newberry Library

  • MLS/MLIS awarded between 2014 and 2017 strongly preferred. Applicants currently enrolled in an MLS/MLIS program with graduation expected within one year of application will be considered;
  • Coursework in American Indian and Indigenous Studies and/or Latin American history required;
  • Strong general knowledge of the humanities required;
  • Reading and speaking knowledge of Spanish, Portuguese, or an American Indian language strongly preferred;
  • Experience in a research library providing reference, instruction, and outreach highly desirable;
  • Experience in a special collections, archives, or museum setting highly desirable;
  • Knowledge of a variety of print and electronic reference sources and the scholarly literature of American Indian and Indigenous Studies and/or Latin American history highly desirable;
  • History of working with and providing information services to an American Indian community or tribe preferred;

Schedule/Hours: Full time, 35 hours per week, primarily Tuesday-Saturday

Time Frame: Two-year appointment, with possible one-year extension

Compensation Paid W/ Benefits

Source: SAA Native American Archives Section Discussion List

Description:

  • MLS/MLIS awarded between 2014 and 2017 strongly preferred. Applicants currently enrolled in an MLS/MLIS program with graduation expected within one year of application will be considered;
  • Coursework in American Indian and Indigenous Studies and/or Latin American history required;
  • Strong general knowledge of the humanities required;
  • Reading and speaking knowledge of Spanish, Portuguese, or an American Indian language strongly preferred;
  • Experience in a research library providing reference, instruction, and outreach highly desirable;
  • Experience in a special collections, archives, or museum setting highly desirable;
  • Knowledge of a variety of print and electronic reference sources and the scholarly literature of American Indian and Indigenous Studies and/or Latin American history highly desirable;
  • History of working with and providing information services to an American Indian community or tribe preferred;

Required competencies include:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively and communicate effectively with diverse library users and staff;
  • Strong public service orientation requiring tact, patience, and flexibility;
  • Ability to work independently and collegially;
  • Strong leadership, project management, communication, and organizational skills;
  • Computer proficiency;
  • Capacity for working flexibly and creatively in a changing environment.

Website:

http://www.newberry.org/american-indian-and-indigenous-studies

https://www.newberry.org/employment#ayer

POC: Please feel free to get in touch with me if there are any questions about the position, and please share widely with anyone you think might be interested in the position.

 

Will Hansen
Director of Reader Services and Curator of Americana
Newberry Library
60 West Walton St., Chicago, IL 60610
312-255-3527
hansenw@newberry.org

Deadline: May 25, 2017. Applications accepted until position filled.

Date Available: July 5, 2017

Traineeships in the Information Management Division., Germany

Approximate Date of Posting: June 5, 2017

Position: Information Management Services Division (IMS)

Eligibility recent graduates in librarianship, archives and/or records management

https://www.ecb.europa.eu/careers/what-we-offer/traineeship/html/index.en.html

recent graduates in librarianship, archives and/or records management

Location: Frankfurt, Germany

Company/Organization   European Central Bank

Schedule/Hours:

Time Frame:  Traineeship of six months, with the possibility of an extension to up to 12 months in total in the same business area or elsewhere within the Directorate General Secretariat

Compensation

Source: The Traveling Librarian https://sarahpgibson.wordpress.com/2017/06/05/internship-traineeships-in-the-information-management-division/

Description:

IMS is responsible for the following tasks:

  • developing, maintaining and guiding the implementation of information management policies and procedures, and providing records management services, including in the area of data protection;
  • managing the ECB’s physical and electronic archives and arranging for the disclosure of archived information when required, as well as the disposal of information in accordance with the ECB’s information retention policy;
  • managing the ECB library and providing staff with print and electronic publications and information services;
  • supporting the further development of enterprise content management and coordinating the selection of systems and tools for: (i) the archives and library, (ii) collaboration, and (iii) document and records management;
  • providing related practical training, maintenance and support for the ECB, the Eurosystem, the European System of Central Banks, the European Systemic Risk Board and the Single Supervisory Mechanism.

The Division is divided into four teams: Archives, Library, Information Management Policy and Records Management, and Information Management Solutions.
As a Trainee, you will contribute to a selection of the following tasks carried out by the Library, Archives, and Information Management Policy and Records Management teams, according to your expertise:

  • assisting in developing and updating the ECB’s information management policies, procedures and guidelines;
  • streamlining and raising awareness of staff guidance material in order to encourage adherence to the ECB’s information management policies and procedures;
  • compiling an inventory of the ECB’s information-holding systems and helping to assess their compliance with the ECB’s information management policies and procedures;
  • quantitative and qualitative monitoring and reporting on information management practices;
  • arranging and describing archival or library holdings (including audio-visual material) according to recognised standards;
  • acquiring and appraising archives’ material to meet business needs;
  • assisting in carrying out sensitivity reviews of archival records;
  • specifying and/or testing functional requirements for records management and electronic archives management;
  • providing reference services at the Library Welcome Desk using print and electronic resources;
  • supporting the development of tailor-made information services to meet business and research needs through the scanning of literature and the use of news monitoring services, online databases, etc.;
  • contributing to the Division’s information management projects, for example: digital archiving and preservation, digitisation of media assets, implementation of retention, mobile reading.

 

Qualifications and experience:You will bring to the role:

  • a bachelor’s level qualification in librarianship, information, archives and/or records management or, if your first degree is not in this field, a postgraduate diploma, master’s or higher degree ̶ or enrolment in such postgraduate studies ̶ in any of these subjects;
  • an advanced command of English;
  • a moderate command of at least one other official language of the EU;
  • a working knowledge of MS Office, such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • ideally, knowledge of document management systems, such as OpenText Livelink;
  • ideally, knowledge of library management systems, such as Ex Libris Alma.

 

Competencies:You will also bring with you your ability to: communicate effectively, understand customer needs and provide user-friendly services, work as part of a team, take initiative and innovate, analyse information and organise your own work.

Further Information:Traineeship of six months, with the possibility of an extension to up to 12 months in total in the same business area or elsewhere within the Directorate General Secretariat.
The offices are modern and well equipped, but you will have to share office space.
Some tasks are physically demanding and you may have to work in conditions typical for book and record storage areas, particularly when processing and retrieving material from basements or locations at some distance from the offices.

 

How to apply:Applications are to be made in English and submitted using our online application form. An “Applicants’ Guide” can be downloaded from our recruitment pages.

The recruitment process may include a pre-screening exercise and a telephone interview.

Before applying, applicants should check that they meet the conditions set out in Article 4 of the rules governing the traineeship programme:
https://www.ecb.europa.eu/careers/what-we-offer/traineeship/html/index.en.html

Further information on the ECB’s traineeships can be found via the above link.

Applicants are accepted from nationals of the Member States of the European Union.

The requirements laid down in the vacancy notice must be met by the closing date for applications.

 

Website: http://goinginternationalinarchives.blogspot.com/2017/06/traineeships-in-information-management.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2FbuPAO+%28International+Archives%29

Deadline: Wed, 7 Jun 2017

The Catherine N. Norton Endowed Fellowship (Winter or Spring)

Approximate Date of Posting:  June 1, 2017

Position: Archives Intern

Location: Woods Hole, Massachusetts

Company/Organization MARINE BIOLOGICAL LABORATORY | WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION

Schedule/Hours  TBD

Time Frame Unspecified

Compensation:Unspecified

Source: Library @ MBLWHO

http://www.mblwhoilibrary.org/about-library/library-fellowships

Description:

Cathy Norton (1941-2014) directed the MBLWHOI Library for nearly two decades as a true visionary in the area of information science. This fellowship celebrates her commitment to sharing knowledge and information, her ability to inspire, her “just do it” attitude, and her love of a challenge.

The fellowship covers approved expenses for students and early career librarians, archivists, data science professionals or scholars in the humanities or sciences. We encourage applicants to develop creative projects in Archives, Informatics, Collection Analysis, or Digital Collections with a Library mentor.  Projects should be openly accessible, collaborative, innovative, connective, and laying the foundation for new scientific knowledge. Applicants can also select to work on an existing project for the Library. Please see the projects page for a full list of potential projects.

http://www.mblwhoilibrary.org/catherine-n-norton-fellowship-potential-projects

Interested individuals should complete the application and submit all additional information as described to the MBL Library Director, 7 MBL Street, Woods Hole, MA 02543 jwalton@mbl.edu

Website: http://www.mblwhoilibrary.org/about-library/library-fellowships

Deadline(s): February 28th for the summer or fall

August 1st for the winter or spring

Diversity Fellowship Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)-2years

Approximate Date of Posting: May 30, 2017

Position: Diversity Fellow

Cornell University Library is committed to diversity and is actively seeking to foster and support the growth and development of librarians from underrepresented groups through the Cornell University Library Diversity Fellowship. We value qualified candidates who can enrich our community with variety of backgrounds and experiences.

Qualifications MLS from ALA-accredited institution. Graduation should be within the last three years. Strong service orientation; excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills; ability to work independently and function in a collegial, teamwork-oriented environment that emphasizes customer service and delivery of exemplary library research and instruction services.  Preferred: Academic background or experience in science and/or social sciences.

Location: Ithaca, NY

Company/Organization  Mann Library

Cornell University is located in scenic Ithaca on a hill above Cayuga Lake in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York. The city and University offer a unique cosmopolitan and international atmosphere in a beautiful natural setting of waterfalls, gorges, and lakes. The Fellow will be based at Mann Library, which is an integral part of the Cornell University Library. The recently renovated building is the vibrant hub for our primary Colleges, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the College of Human Ecology.  We provide leadership in the library community through projects such as the USDA Economics, Statistics, and Market Information System (http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu), the Cornell University Geospatial Information Repository (http://cugir.mannlib.cornell.edu), and the TEEAL (http://www.teeal.org/) and Research4Life (http://www.research4life.org/) programs, which provide developing countries with free or low cost access to academic and professional peer-reviewed content.

Schedule/Hours:

Time Frame:  two-year appointment available starting August 15, 201

Compensation Competitive in salary, rank, professional development support, and benefits.  Comprehensive benefits package including 22 vacation days, 12 paid holidays, health insurance, life insurance, and university retirement contributions (TIAA-CREF and other options).  Professional travel funding available.

Source: Competitive in salary, rank, professional development support, and benefits.  Comprehensive benefits package including 22 vacation days, 12 paid holidays, health insurance, life insurance, and university retirement contributions (TIAA-CREF and other options).  Professional travel funding available.

Description:

The Diversity Fellowship is designed for recent MLS graduates who want the opportunity to learn about academic libraries and acquire core competencies and skills in research, scholarship and instruction. The program allows the Library Fellow the unique opportunity to work in a variety of public services areas, explore new information technologies, collaborate on projects, and to participate in a challenging and rewarding work environment. A flexible program will be developed to balance the Fellow’s individual goals and interests with the Library’s needs. In addition, the Fellow’s professional interests will be supported with a mentoring program, specialized training, continuing education, and participation on library committees.

 

A final job description will be created in collaboration with the candidate.  Duties could include a selection of the following or other options at the request of the selected candidate:

  • Teaching in Mann Library’s information literacy program
  • Developing online learning modules
  • Library space planning and assessment
  • Supporting systematic reviews
  • Providing research data management services
  • Providing consultation on advanced research strategies and citation management
  • Planning for emerging technologies
  • Multi-media and/or makerspace support services
  • Library outreach and communication
  • Collection development
  • Digitization of historical material
  • Supporting the Library’s international outreach initiatives, including TEEAL and Research4Life

 

Application Instructions: Please attach a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three references to your application (preferred as one combined PDF document).  Candidates should include in their cover letter a description of their knowledge and experience that demonstrates engagement in underrepresented communities and the ability to transfer this asset to a research, learning, and instructional context.  Applications will be reviewed as received until the position is filled.  For more information, contact Mary Ochs, Director of Mann Library, mao4@cornell.edu

 

Website: https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/CornellCareerPage/job/Ithaca-Main-Campus/Cornell-University-Library-Diversity-Fellowship–Assistant-Librarian-_WDR-00010955

Deadline: Unspecified

Residency- Nadia Sophie Seiler Rare Materials Residency at Folger Shakespeare Library-DC

Schedule/Hours: Full Time- 35 hours per week

Time Frame:  October 2017 to July 2018.

Compensation Unspecified

Source: UMD

Description:

The Folger Shakespeare Library (Folger) invites applications for the Nadia Sophie Seiler Rare Materials Residency. The Nadia Sophie Seiler Rare Materials Residency (“Seiler Residency” for short) is a nine-month term-limited position for new library professionals made possible by the Nadia Sophie Seiler Memorial Fund and hosted at the Folger. This Residency runs from October 2017 to July 2018.

The 2017/18 Seiler Resident will work hands-on with rare printed materials, manuscripts, and objects from the early modern period while being actively trained and mentored by Folger librarians. The focus of the residency will be on rare materials cataloging, but the Seiler Resident will also have the opportunity to work directly with curators, public services, and other professionals in order to gain a thorough and practical understanding of rare materials librarianship. The Seiler Resident will be an integral part of the Folger staff, participating in cataloging department meetings, joining the Saturday Reading Room rotation (working at the Reading Room service desk on a Saturday approximately once every five or six weeks), attending talks, attending the 2018 RBMS conference, and contributing to the collegial environment on a professional level in order to gain genuine career-oriented experience. The Resident will also be expected to give a public talk on a topic relevant to their work during their residency towards the end of their time at the Folger. Additional information about the residency and potential projects  is available on Folgerpedia.

Interested applicants are required to submit a cover letter and CV, and must have received a master’s degree within the 18 months prior to application from a program accredited by the American Library Association. Familiarity with key people and events from early modern British or European culture is required. Our ideal candidate will have a background (or coursework) in the field of manuscripts, rare books, visual materials or descriptive bibliography, and bibliographic knowledge of at least one European language other than English. Ability to carefully handle fragile materials is necessary. Applicants must have strong computer and organizational skills, the ability to work well within a team environment, the ability to follow technical instructions, and a meticulous attention to detail. Knowledge of basic technical processing/cataloging functions and services to include cataloging standards such as RDA and MARC21 required. Knowledge of DCRM(B) a plus. Working knowledge of Voyager and OCLC Connexion desired. Experience cataloging for a research library environment a plus. This is a full time, 35 hours per week, residency with salary and benefits. Applications are due by July 15, 2017. 

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter. No phone calls please. The Folger is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Website: http://www.folger.edu/employment-opportunities

Deadline: Applications are due by July 15, 2017

Summer Public Library Intership-Wisconsin

Approximate date of posting 5/22/2017

 Position:Summer Public Library Internship

Qualifications recently accepted or in a current library, museum, or archival program, or a recent graduate

Location: Rhinelander, Wisconsin

Company/Organization  Rhineland Public Library

Schedule/Hours

Time Frame 12 weeks

Compensation: Paid

Source St. Kates http://lis.stkate.edu/2017/05/12/summer-public-library-intership/

Description:

Paid public library internship in the beautiful Northwoods of Wisconsin vacationland for at least  12 weeks this summer for the right library/archives/museum student or recent graduate.  Learn everything from how a public library works for real and archival arrangement of historic documents to working as a conference and programming assistant.  Creative and like people?  And computers?  Enjoy nature and summer reading?  This is the place.  You’ll get the experience you need while having a great time—and get paid for it!  Must be recently accepted  or in a current library, museum, or archival program, or a recent graduate. Send letter of interest and resume to  Virginia Roberts, director@rhinelanderlibrary.org, if interested.

Website: http://www.rhinelanderlibrary.org/

Deadline: Unspecified