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Interns, Abt Associates, Cambridge, MA

Opportunity #1 

Research Library Intern

 

Abt Associates is looking for a current MLIS student to help support the library services.

 

Key Roles and Responsibilities

 

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
  • Interlibrary loan retrievals
  • Supporting literature searches and research requests
  • An important project for this internship is related to an upcoming move of our print collection. The intern will help prepare the collection for the move, and in developing a new cataloging structure in our new space. 
  • The intern will work under the direction of the Abt Research Librarian.

 

Preferred Skills / Prerequisites

 

  • Enrolled in a library science program
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Familiarity with library online cataloging and management systems
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

Opportunity #2

Knowledge Management Intern

 

Abt Associates is looking for a current MLIS student to support our Knowledge Management team in developing SharePoint collaboration spaces.

 

Key Roles and Responsibilities

 

The intern would assist our KM team in beginning to end facilitation of SharePoint sites for our research teams. This involves:

 

  • Consulting with business users to on the use of SharePoint collaboration sites, including configuration of SharePoint features needed by the project or proposal team
  • Interfacing with research staff to identify, analyze and research business needs and user requirements
  • Interfacing with IT to ensure business needs/user requirements are met

 

Preferred Skills / Prerequisites

 

  • Enrolled in a library science program
  • Experience working with Microsoft SharePoint
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

For more information, contact Recruiting Coordinator Katherine Smith at Katherine_Smith@abtassoc.com.

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