Library Intern-Florida

Approximate Date of Posting: August 12, 2017

Position:  Computer Help Intern

Location: Clearwater, Florida

Company/Organization   City of Clearwater Library Department

Schedule/Hours: The work schedule may include nights and weekends. The selected candidate will be paid an hourly rate, but will not be eligible for benefits, and will work approximately 20 hours per week for a period of 12 months.

Time Frame: 12 months

Compensation $8.05 – $13 per hour based on education level



Computer Help Intern: The Computer Help Intern works with volunteers and library staff at five Clearwater Library locations to assist patrons with the use of smart phones, tablets, e-readers, laptops, software and databases during appointment-based, one-on-one computer assistance; setting up class laptops; staying current with emerging technologies; tracking and reporting program attendance; and other associated projects, such as creating and updating e-reader and other technology tutorials. This intern may also assist at the Reference Desk and with other projects as required. Travel between branches is required.


  • Currently enrolled in a degree-seeking program or have graduated within the last 12 months.
  • Library science student are encouraged to apply, but a library background is not required for these positions.
  • Comfortable working with a diverse population of library patrons, including children and older adults.
  • Patience and good customer service.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
  • Ability to clearly communicate.
  • A genuine enjoyment for learning new skills.

Interested individuals can submit completed applications to the Human Resources Department and/or any branch of the Clearwater Library System

For more information about this position, please contact Michael Robinson at or 727-562-4970.


Deadline:  Unspecified

Fall 2017 Library Resources Internship – Boston

Approximate Date of Posting: August 2, 2017

Position: Library Resources


  • Undergrad, graduate student, recent grad or career changer
  • Interest in working in a library environment and learning related skill sets.
  • Willingness to learn about library processes and procedures.
  • Basic computer skills


  • Experience working in a library, and or course work in library science preferred.
  • Knowledge of Office products, including MS Word or Excel helpful.

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Company/Organization   Museum of Science, Boston  Educator Resource Center in the Lyman Library

Schedule/Hours: Minimum of 7 – 14 hours per week. Must be available Saturdays and 1 weekday Tuesday-Friday.

Time Frame:  Fall 2017 (September-December)

Compensation $11.25 an hour

Intern benefits include free parking in the Museum garage, close proximity to the Green Line, free admission, discounts in the Museum store and café and much more!


Description: The Educator Resource Center in the Lyman Library is the information hub for the Museum of Science. The ERC houses an extensive collection of books, journals and media that support the exploration of science, engineering, math, and technology topics by staff, volunteers, and educators in New England.

The Library Resources intern would take a lead role in circulating and shelving materials. This individual will also help maintain the collection, process new materials, and assist in projects to improve library organization and efficiency. This intern will also help support teacher patrons in library by assisting with wayfinding and reference questions.


  • Assist with circulation (includes checking materials in and out of the library, monitoring book drop)
  • Help maintain the collection (includes shelving and shelf reading).
  • Process new materials to be added to library collection
  • Assist in projects to improve library organization and efficiency (may include generating subject-specific bibliographies and reference lists, re-organizing Ready Reference files, assisting in library inventory and collection development.).
  • This intern will also help support teacher patrons in library by assisting with wayfinding and reference questions.
  • The intern will also occasionally assist in projects supporting our teacher enrichment work by greeting/checking in workshop participants, and assisting with teacher mailings.

How to Apply


Deadline: No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application.

Fall 2017 Collections Management/Registrarial- Massachusetts

Approximate Date of Posting: 8/1/2017

Position: Registrarial Intern

Location:  Nantucket, MA,

Company/Organization   Nantucket Historical Association


Time Frame:  ten-to-thirteen week internship. Dates are flexible depending on the availability of the intern.

Compensation Housing is provided, plus a stipend of $2500


Description: Enrollment in or graduation from master’s level program in Museum Studies or a similar discipline. Demonstrated experience or coursework in collections management and registrarial practices is required. Careful attention to detail and the ability to work independently, to seek clarification, and to offer suggestions when needed are essential. Physical requirements include the ability to lift up to 40 lbs.


Application Instructions: Please send resume, letter of interest, and contact information for three references to Rebecca Miller,



Deadline: September 1, 2017 or until filled