2019 Summer Research Library Intern-CA

Approximate date of posting JUne 1, 2019

Position: Summer Research Library Intern

  • Eligibility The successful candidate is currently enrolled in a graduate program or recently graduated(within one year of graduating) with a master’s degree in Library and Information Science
  • Professional interest in reference, engagement and instruction, e-resource management, metadata management or research data management.
  • Desired
    • Background or knowledge of physics, chemistry, engineering, mathematics, computation, life sciences, security studies is a plus.

Location: Livermore, CA

Company/Organization  Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), located in the San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay), is a premier applied science laboratory that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) within the Department of Energy (DOE). LLNL’s mission is strengthening national security by developing and applying cutting-edge science, technology, and engineering that respond with vision, quality, integrity, and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance. The Laboratory has a current annual budget of about $1.8 billion, employing approximately 6,800 employees.

Schedule/Hours This assignment is fora full-time position during the summer academic break; and possibly a year-round part-time position during the academic year.

Time Frame summer

Compensation: unspecified

Source: Indeed


  • You will work with all library staff on projects and report to the Library Manager. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in a research library.
    Essential Duties

    • Provide reference service to patrons in the Physical and Life Sciences (in person and email) using research databases such as Scopus and Web of Science; Collect, track and summarize reference and circulation statistics; Assist patrons with public computers.
    • Develop library webpages and subject guides (LibGuides, LibApps, html, css); Develop quick 2-minute tutorials to support scientist’s needs for independent, asynchronous learning.
    • Assist in circulation and collection management; reshelve print books and journals; Assist users with checking out books; Prepare print journal holdings for contribution to shared print archives; Deaccession and shift print collections; Update holdings metadata (serials cataloging).
    • Assist in post-digitization support and metadata management; Conduct quality assurance reviews of digitized technical reports and rescan, as needed; Analyze and edit technical reports metadata in preparation for migrations to a new Library Management System.
    • May develop information literacy and instruction sessions in area of interest and Laboratory need; Collection development review in a subject area: comparative study of e-resource holdings; ERM: E-Resource usage data collection and cost-per-use studies.
    • Library Management System migration strategies – literature search and development of one aspect.
    • Research Data Management – literature search and development of one aspect.

Website:Refer to the Scholar Program website at https://scholars.llnl.gov/ for additional student employment information.

How to Apply: http://careers-llnl.ttcportals.com/jobs/4144352-library-research-graduate-student-intern?s=Indeed&bid=326

Deadline: Unspecified


2019 Academic Library Intern-TX

Approximate date of posting  May 16, 2019

Position: Academic Library Intern

Eligibility Must have completed at least 20 Credit hours leading up to an eventual degree from an ALA Accredited Library and Information Science program.

·        Bachelor’s Degree

·        Course work: Reference

Preferred Qualifications

·        Bachelor’s Degree in Health Sciences or related field

·        Course work: Instruction and Metadata/Cataloging

Location: Richardson, Texas

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology – Dallas Campus

Schedule/Hours   unspecified

Time Frame: unspecified

Compensation: unspecified

Source Indeed

Description The Chicago School is excited about an opportunity for a short-term Library Services Intern who will work closely with the University Librarian in the day to day running of the Dallas Campus library and help prepare the library for a transition to a new library services platform (LSP).  This internship will give LIS students hands on experience running the day to day operations of a library, supervising student employees and meeting the needs of a small branch library. At the end of the internship, the Student will be able to apply skills learned in coursework to practice as well as valuable experience in Library Operations and Services

Essential Functions

·       Manage Daily Circulation Operations of the Dallas Campus Library

·       Work with students on the Dallas Campus to support their library research

·       Work with the University Librarian to Hire, Train and Supervise Graduate Student Assistants

·       Clean up bibliographic records for migration to new LSP

·       Participates in the shared responsibility for providing reference services across campuses, via chat and research consultations

·       Examine and assess the Dallas Campus print collection and prepare a brief collection development plan

·       Learn the basics of interlibrary loan services including copyright considerations.

Meetings and Support (All meetings are via GoToMeeting)

·       Meet with the University Librarian daily

·       Meet at least twice with The Chicago School Librarians to explore how skills learned in the classroom can be put into practice

·       Meet with our systems librarian to explore library implementation strategies for new technologies and platforms.

·       Meet with the Associate Vice President, Academic Program Development Review Online Synergy, Academic Affairs on how Libraries can better market themselves to University Administration.

Apply https://tcsedsystem.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SystemWideCareers/job/Richardson-TX/Library-Intern_R0003399-1?source=Indeed.com

Deadline: Unspecified

2019 Audiovisual Archives Internship-MA

Approximate date of posting  May 7, 2019

Position: Audiovisual Archives Internship

Eligibility Candidates must be US citizens currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program, ideally in archival studies, public history, or a program in media arts with a strong audiovisual focus. 

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Company/Organization  John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

Schedule/Hours   16 hours per week.

Time Frame: The internship will begin on/around 17 June 2019.

Compensation: Interns will receive a monthly stipend (e.g., $750 for part time, 16 hours/week) paid on the 15th of the month.

Source Indeed

Description Interns in the Audiovisual Archives of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library primarily assist staff in answering reference requests and making reproductions of audiovisual materials. The intern’s primary responsibility will be working directly with off-site patrons, which requires excellent research dexterity and customer service skills. Patrons may include anyone from film producers to publishers to independent researchers, and requests cover a wide variety of topics and media. Ability to handle multiple inquiries at once, prioritizing needs according to deadlines, and initiative to start new requests are key factors to a successful internship.

In the course of their duties, interns will use digital resources such as the public online digital archives and the JFK Library’s digital asset management system, Documentum. Interns will also handle original photographs, negatives, ¼” reel-to-reel audio tape, and motion picture film, among other analog media.  In fulfilling reproduction requests, AV archives interns may learn to use the video edit suite, the digital audio workstation, and the photo scanning station. When reference demands are light, there may be limited opportunities for special projects depending on the intern’s interest and the archives’ needs.

Apply Cover letter stating why you are interested in an internship in the Audiovisual Archives and expected graduation date. Please include the listing number, 19-AV-02, in the cover letter.


Unofficial transcript

Letter of recommendation

Application form

Applications are accepted electronically with the subject line stating “AV Internship Application-19-AV-02-[Your Name]” to Maryrose.Grossman@nara.gov.

Website: https://www.jfklibrary.org/about-us/jobs-internships-volunteers/vacancies/part-time-audiovisual-archives-internship

Deadline: midnight, 19 May 2019

2019 Summer Public Library Intern-NY

Approximate date of posting  May6, 2019

Position: Library Intern

Eligibility Must be entering junior or senior year of high school, or entering first year of college

  • Be available during the event dates (June 13-15 and September 20-22)
  • Must have a valid ID in order to travel by plane

Location: Manhattan, New York Washington Heights Library

The first Washington Heights Library opened in 1868. In 1914, the library moved to its present quarters at 1000 St. Nicholas Avenue. The four-story, brick structure designed by Carrère and Hastings, houses an adult, young adult, children’s, and reference collection. A multi-use auditorium is available for community group meetings as well as library programs.

Company/Organization  Public Library Association (PLA): Internship Initiative Program

  • Schedule/Hours  20 hours per week. Availability to work evenings or weekends as necessary

Time Frame: begin in June 2019 and end in September 2019.

travel to two Public Library Association (PLA) sponsored events:

  • Chicago, IL from June 13-15 for the PLA Inclusive Internship Initiative Kickoff
  • Washington, D.C from September 20-22 for the wrap up of the PLA Inclusive Internship Initiative Program

Compensation: $15/hour 

Source Indeed

Description Our Young Adult Department strives to empower young adults ages 12-18 to become creative thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and resourceful users of information. The community of young adults in Washington Heights is as diverse as New York City itself and the team helps broaden their experiences through targeted programming, services and collections. The team gets to know each patron’s unique story, creates opportunities to learn and grow, and helps them on their journey to accomplish their future goals.

Inclusive Internship Initiative (III)

As part of their mission to serve the entire community, public libraries value equity, diversity and inclusion. It is important that these values are reflected in the staff of public libraries. To attract the best candidates who reflect the diversity of our communities, librarianship must be viewed as a viable, rewarding, and meaningful career path. The Public Library Association (PLA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), is proud to offer the Inclusive Internship Initiative (III) this summer, with support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

The overarching goal of the III is to introduce students from diverse backgrounds to careers in librarianship. Through a summer-long mentored learning project, library mentors and interns will engage with multiple facets of library life, from administration to programming to user services. Interns will have opportunities to connect with one another, and learn from mentors across the country.


This internship provides an opportunity to partner with the incredible staff and community in Washington Heights Library to:

  • Gain experience providing customer service in a fast-paced and friendly community
  • Participate in departmental meetings and build business acumen
  • Learn to identify and serve diverse community needs
  • Learn to track and analyze collection metrics
  • Gain experience working in a team environment
  • Build your ability to take initiative and execute your ideas

Apply  . Please include your resume and a cover letter detailing why you want to participate in this internship, and the impact you want to have on your community. http://www.nypl.org/careers

Website: https://jobs-nypl.icims.com/jobs/10686/pla-inclusive-internship-initiative-program/job

POC: For questions regarding the internship, please visit the Washington Heights Library or contact Renee Scott at reneescott@nypl.org

Deadline: Unspecified

2019 Spring Corporate Library Internship -MA

Approximate date of posting April 30, 2019

 Eligibility: Enrolled in a library science program

Position: Research Library Intern

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

Company/Organization  Abt Associates is defined by its mission: to improve the quality of life and economic well-being of people worldwide. That mission drives our top positioning in research and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development. We use rigorous approaches to solving complex challenges, and are regularly ranked as one of the top 20 global research firms and one of the top 40 international development innovators.  The company has multiple offices in the U.S. and program offices in more than 40 countries.

Schedule/Hours  Unspecified 

Time Frame  Unspecified

Compensation:  Yes


Abt Associates is looking for a current MLIS student to support Abt’s library services. The Abt Research Library provides support to all of our employees around the world on their research and technical work.   The intern will work under the direction of the Abt Research Librarian to  help support the library services and learn more about working in a corporate library setting. The intern will assist with a variety of ongoing tasks associated with the Abt Research Library services which include:Organization of print and digital collections

  • Respond to reference questions, literature searches and other research requests
  • Organization of Abt’s print and digital collections
  • Support interlibrary loan retrievals

The intern will be given the opportunity to work with staff across Abt 

How to Apply
https://career4.successfactors.com/career?career_ns=job_listing&company=AbtPROD&navBarLevel=JOB_SEARCH&rcm_site_locale=en_US&career_job_req_id=60367&selected_lang=en_US&jobAlertController_jobAlertId=&jobAlertController_jobAlertName=&_s.crb=v9BnMCL5JThvcjW0wFyz2gJpuQE%3d&mode=job&iis=Indeed&iisn=Indeed.com W

Deadline: Unspecified

-2019 summer -Library Resources Intern-CA

Approximate Date of Posting: April 28, 2019

 Position: Library Resources Intern


  • Currently enrolled

Location: Oakland, California

Company/Organization   Gensler

Gensler is a global design firm, with 47 offices and over 5,000 employees worldwide. Gensler helps clients succeed by focusing on the needs of the people they serve, whether they are employees, customers, sports fans, students, passengers or guests. Founded in 1965, Gensler has deep expertise in design and architecture across 22 practices, including commercial office buildings, professional services, retail, aviation, planning and urban design, entertainment and hospitality, sports stadium and education facilities. The firm also holds practices focusing on brand strategy, environmental graphic design, mission-critical facilities, and has recently invested in consulting for real estate workplace and sustainable design

Schedule/Hours:  Full-time.

Time Frame: June 18, 2019 and ending August 9, 2019.. You must be available for the entire duration of the program.

Compensation Paid

Source: Link up https://www.linkup.com/details/89cfacb90d627c9ca374279b5d9b0295?utm_source=Job+Alert&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=general


What You Will Do During This Internship

  • Maintain and put away samples in the Resource Library.
  • Monitor finish samples and reorder as depleted.
  • Label incoming samples and put them away in corresponding area.
  • Coordinate presentations, displays and pickups with vendors.
  • Check in and maintain magazine subscriptions.
  • Schedule vendor presentations, displays and updates.
  • Maintain online vendor directory.
  • Assist project teams with requests

You must meet the following criteria to be considered:

  • Good computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Must be able to determine priorities, multi-task, and exhibit a high level of initiative and follow-through.
  • Ability to interact professionally with all levels of staff within the firm, clients and vendors.

How to Apply: Submit an online application on Gensler.com/careers, including a resume and cover letter that outlines your academic and work experience relevant to our industry and this position.



Deadline: May 10, 2019.

2019 Summer Asset Specialist-CA

Approximate date of posting  Apr. 10, 2019

Position: Job ID 658727BR WDI Asset Specialist Internship

  • Eligibility Experience working in an archive, library, museum, gallery or historic location Currently enrolled as a Junior or higher, or graduated within the past 6 months, from an accredited college/university, earning a degree in Archival Studies, Library Science, Information Studies, Museum Studies, Communications, Fine Arts, Art History, Graphic Design History and Archeology, Sociology, the Sciences and/or Anthropology or Architecture, Graphic Design or Visual Communication
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within the past 6 months OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship

Location: Glendale, California

Company/Organization  Walt Disney Imagineering

Schedule/Hours  Full-time

Time Frame:
The approximate dates of this internship are May/June 2019 through September 2019. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.


Source INdeed

Description As an Asset Specialist Intern you will partner with multiple teams to process important documents or digitizing art collection items. Interns will organize, inventory and process artwork, images and important documents from archives.

You will…

  • Organize, inventory and process a variety of elements from the archive, including artwork, images and other documents
  • Be responsible for research, collection, hierarchical organization, digital inventory and preservation of assets
  • Under general guidance, provide best practice options for assets
  • Perform Archival duties including the handling of original works of art
  • Perform research and provide reference materials
  • Contribute to the culture and community of the team

Apply https://jobs.disneycareers.com/job/-/-/391/11513440?codes=INDEED

Deadline: Unspecified

2019 Summer Digital Records Management/Librarian/Archivist-TX

Approximate date of posting  April 8, 2019

Position: Digital Records Management

Eligibility You must be CURRENTLY ENROLLED in a Bachelor’s program at an accredited institution.

Location: Houston, Texas NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC) NASA

Company/Organization   GeoLogics Corporation


Time Frame: Indeed

Compensation: $18.00 to $20.00 /hour

Source Indeed

Description No matter your major or specialty, consider how this paid internship can launch your career to new heights. You will be working daily with the first class professionals at NASA, and you will have the opportunity to create new relationships and contacts whose reach and impact extends far past “space”.

You will primarily be focused on the Life Science Data Archive… where digital and physical materials are stored… which are produced by life sciences research studies and programs.

You will organize, sort, inventory, describe, and digitize the information produced in these studies and reports.

Your work will have serious significance, since you will be directly involved in the long-term digital preservation of these NASA records.

You’ll work with experts from various specialties, including records management, the JSC library, the imagery lab, and the history office.

All of your efforts will be seen and used internally by NASA staff, and some of the data you handle will be seen world-wide on our public-facing website.

You need to be collection-organization-minded, internet savvy, comfortable with databases, detail-oriented, with a friendly personality.