2019-2020 Temporary-Recent Graduates-Online Research Librarian-NC

Approximate date of posting August 6, 2019

Position: Online Research Librarian

Eligibility Master’s degree in Information Science, Library Science, or a closely related field of study from an accredited university or college within the last 24 months and

Location: Research Triangle Park, NC.

Company/Institution/Organization U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

 Schedule/Hours  Full time

Time Frame: The position is full time and expected to begin August 2019. The initial project is through May 14, 2020, with potential options periods

Compensation: $28.99 ph

Source sils-jobs@listserv.unc.edu

Description he Health and Environmental Research Online (HERO) database provides an easy way to access and influence the scientific literature behind EPA science assessments. The database includes more than 3 million scientific references and data from the peer-reviewed literature used by EPA to develop its regulations for the following: Integrated Science Assessments (ISA) that feed into the NAAQS review, Provisional Peer Reviewed Toxicity Values (PPRTV) that represent human health toxicity values for the Superfund, and the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS), a database that supports critical agency policymaking for chemical regulation. These assessments supported by HERO characterize the nature and magnitude of health risks to humans and the ecosystem from pollutants and chemicals in the environment

What you will be doing

The team member will provide literature search, data curation, document acquisition, and general project support to the HERO project. The participant shall be a member of a team of librarians and data specialists, and will be trained to support the development and operation of HERO.  The performance and refinement of literature searches on the effects of pollutants will be the dominant task performed by the student, and will require library science expertise. 

Required skills

  • A working knowledge of relational databases.
  • Strong written, oral and electronic communication skills
  • Expertise with complex Boolean literature search queries
  • Experience with major online research databases including Pubmed or Web of Science
  • Detailed recordkeeping skills to document literature search for transparency and reproducibility
  • Experience working as a part of a high performing team

Desired Skills

  • Experience with Coldfusion, Endnote, SQL, Python, Java or Mongo is strongly desired.

How you will apply your skills

Literature search includes but not limited to: 

  • Collaborating with EPA scientists to perform and update literature searches
  • Screening search results on project specific criteria, using SQL database tool
  • Archiving the search process for future reference, including the impact of specific search terms on the full result set
  • Preparation of flow diagrams to communicate screening process to stakeholders and public

    Data curation includes but not limited to: 

  • Quality control of HERO metadata (entered by third parties and imported directly from bibliographic databases) ensuring consistent quality, formatting and presentation
  • Resolution of duplicated citations into a single HERO record
  • Verification of data to ensure correctness and completeness

   Document acquisition includes but not limited to: 

  • Locate and archive digital copies of original full-text articles relevant to the assessment, using agency provided resources and in accordance with copyright law
  • Digitization and storage of relevant hard copy articles in the HERO database

   General project support includes but not limited to: 

  • Testing new interfaces and tools for HERO
  • Creating new project pages and hierarchies of organizational tags to meet the needs of the scientists working on each project
  • Maintaining a small physical library of HERO resources, including cataloging and labeling books
  • Providing basic assistance, training and support to agency and contractor users of HERO

Apply https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/EPA-SSP-0007-17

Website: orau.org/epa/

POC: Karen Cleveland, PMP

Recruiter – Education Project Manager

Scientific Assessment and Workforce Development

Phone:  (865) 574-4521

Cell: (865) 410-3152


LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karencleveland1/

Sign Up for Job/Internship Alerts: subscribe-scienceeducation@listserv.orau.gov

Deadline: ASAP


2019-2020Archives Assistant Position-IL

Approximate date of posting July 29, 2019

Position: Temporary Archives Assistant

Eligibility currently enrolled in a graduate program in archives, public history, museum studies, or a related field Completion of archival coursework is preferred.

Location: Naperville, Illinois

Company/Institution/Organization Naperville Heritage Society

 Schedule/Hours  TBD

Time Frame: August of 2019 through June of 2020

Compensation: $5,000 for 250 hours

Source https://archivesgig.com/2019/07/29/naperville-il-temporary-archives-assistant-naper-settlement/

Description Working under the Project Director create finding aids and carry out remedial preservation tasks for its archival collections

Apply  Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, résumé and three references to https://www.napersettlement.org/Jobs.aspx


Deadline: 08/19/2019

2019 Virtual Librarian Communications Specialist

Approximate date of posting July 24, 2019

Position: Library Communications Specialist

Eligibility MLS/MLS Students

Location: Virtual (Jefferson, Indiana)

Company Unique

 Schedule/Hours  Full-time, Part-time, Internship-Various schedules available. Full time and part-time.

Time Frame: Unspecified

Compensation: $13.00-$14.00 per hour. $1.00 hourly pay differential for bi-lingual hires (English/Spanish) . Full suite of benefits

Source Indeed

Description This position provides inbound, phone-based service to patrons of public libraries across North America.

Come help Unique Integrated Communications deliver ultra-responsive service to patrons of public libraries across North America. Our service, both virtual and in-office, makes accessing library services fast and effortless. With our telephone and chat service, MLS librarians and MLS students apply skills and expertise on-line, phone-in and live chat.

Working remotely and in-office, our librarians provide:

-Circulation Services

-Patron account questions

-Policy and service information

-Ready reference

-Digital media support

-Program information

-Room reservations

Apply https://www.uniqueic.com/#apply

Website: https://www.uniqueic.com/

Deadline: none

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


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 Data Curation Student Position-WI

Approximate date of posting  July 17, 2019

Position: Student Services Contractor Position Available (up to three positions may be filled)

Eligibility you must be currently enrolled or have graduated within the past year to qualify

Location: Madison Wisconsin, USGS is on the southwest side of Madison near West Towne Mall and Woodmans West.

Company USGS National Wildlife Health Center

 Schedule/Hours  Approximately 20-40 hours/week Hours flexible between 8am-5pm, Monday through Friday

Time Frame: July 2019 – April 2020 contract period negotiable based on student(s) availability. Contract may be extended up to 2 years based on funding and performance. 

Compensation: $15.64

Source https://uwslisjobs.wordpress.com/2019/07/16/madison-wi-student-services-contractor-usgs-national-wildlife-health-center/

Description Responsibilities
● Coordinate and conduct extensive in-person meetings with lab staff to gather information on diagnostic data sets
● Identify, define, and classify data sets
o Fill in forms to define and document data sets and create data dictionaries
o Document findings such as data set business rules and validation conditions.
o Analyze multiple data sets in parallel.
o Assist with the identification of trends or patterns in complex and non–unified data sets.
o Identify data fields that require deeper review or standardization.
● Document the process used to evaluate and organize the data
● Contribute to a brief presentation on the project process and outcomes.
● Work as part of a team with NWHC Informatics Team and other student contractors to complete tasks in a timely manner.
● Participate in weekly check-in meetings with Data Migration Team

Apply Please send cover letter, resume, transcripts, and 2-3 references to Neil Baertlein (email nbaertlein@usgs.gov

Deadline: July 22, 2019.

2019 Academic Library Intern-TX

Approximate date of posting  June 1, 2019

Position: 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

Location: Richardson, TX

Company Chicago School of Professional Psychology

 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 upervise 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.

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

Website: https://tcsedsystem.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/TCSPP/job/Richardson-TX/Library-Intern_R0003399


2019 Summer Public Library Interns-NJ

Approximate date of posting  June 30, 2019

Position: Public Library Intern

Eligibility Candidates must be currently enrolled students or recent graduates with a commitment to outreach and education, and be able to commit to a regular weekly schedule during library business hours.

Location: Orange, New Jersey

Company Orange Public Library

 Schedule/Hours Part-time Summer Interns (19 hours per week)

Time Frame: This temporary internship is a paid opportunity for the summer.

Compensation: $10 per hour

Source Indeed

Description Orange Public Library is seeking several Summer Library Interns. The Interns will assist the Library staff in performing a broad range of basic Library responsibilities including:

Marketing and promotions

  • Attend and Staff tables at community events to distribute library promotional material
  • Make copies of promotional material to be distributed
  • Post and distribute Library literature throughout the City of Orange
  • Assist with the library book sale

Collection Development

  • Assist with inventory of library collections
  • Assist with discarding of materials as needed
  • Identify new titles that may interest the community
  • Assist with other special projects

Clean up projects

  • Assist with clean out and organization of the basement
  • Assist with painting preparation and small painting projects
  • Assist with moving furniture


  • Assist with environmental monitoring
  • Develop, deliver and assist with teen programming
  • Assist patrons with computer use
  • Shelving, reading and shifting of the collections

Apply Please send current resume and three (3) professional references to Orange Public Library, Office of the Library Director, 348 Main Street, Orange, New Jersey 07050. 

Deadline: Unspecified

2019 Oral History Archives-VA

Approximate date of posting  April 28, 2019

Position: Oral History Archives Interns (2)

Eligibility Demonstrated time management, organizational, and communication skills as well as attention to detail.

Ability and willingness to work varied hours as required.

Ability to work independently and collaboratively.

Excellent computer skills and willingness to learn new programs, including audio-editing programs.

Interest in history and in gathering and sharing the everyday stories of citizens.

Location: Louisa, VA:

Company/Organization  The Louisa County Historical Society is seeking two organized, enthusiastic interns to assist the Society’s Oral History Program. The interns’ primary focus will be helping to organize and prepare the oral history collection for public access and research. This is a multiyear and multifaceted endeavor involving research, writing, and summarizing and transcribing oral histories as well as digital file management.

Schedule/Hours  Part-time

Time Frame: 3-6 Months

Compensation: $13.00 –

Source https://archivesgig.com/2019/04/26/louisa-va-paid-oral-history-archives-interns-louisa-county-historical-society/


Description Supervised by the Historical Society Director, the interns will focus on processing interviews, including but not limited to digital and paper file organization, converting and backing up files, and creating indexes and transcriptions. The Intern will also have the opportunity to provide input on the development of the Oral History Program, such as the creation of controlled vocabulary and recommendations on how to best make the interviews accessible online. This Internship will also provide exposure to the operation and activities of a historical society.


  • Create an inventory of existing oral history interviews in the Historical Society’s archive.
  • Process and catalog incoming oral history interviews and associated items (photographs, release forms, etc.) and revise processing instructions for others to follow.
  • Assist with the digital preservation of oral history files, which may include converting recordings to different media or file types.
  • Drafting interview summaries, biographies, indexes, and/or full transcriptions of oral history interviews and develop training resources and instructions for other to follow.
  • Assist with organization and addition of controlled vocabulary terms.
  • Occasionally attend monthly meetings of the oral history volunteers held to plan future interviews and share information.
  • Research and write a proposal for the best method to make the interviews publically-accessible online.
  • Research the best practices and ethical guidelines offered by the national Oral History Association and ensure that work performed in the archive meets national standards.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

Apply Include title of internship in the email subject field.

 Please state the location where job posting was seen.


POC: Karleen Kovalcik, Executive Director, louisahistory@verizon.net

Deadline: 05/15/2019