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Assessment Intern, Loyola Notre Dame Library, Baltimore, MD

Internship Description

The Loyola Notre Dame Library (Baltimore, MD) will offer a current MLS student an opportunity to gain experience in assessment and data visualization as well as an understanding of the work at a mediumsized academic library. The Intern will complete 120 hours. The Intern will report to the Copyright and Special Projects Librarian. The internship may be completed remotely. 

Responsibilities

  • Space Survey Design and Data Analysis (80 hours)
  • Collaborate with librarians to examine the library's current space survey
  • Assist with determining metrics to analyze in data collected since 2015
  • Format data for use in Tableau
  • Data Visualization (40 hours)
  • Learn the basics of using Tableau
  • Use Tableau to provide data visualization of changes in space usage over time

 

Requirements

  • Current MLS student
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Interest in learning about assessment and data visualization practices at a medium-sized academic library
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Previous or concurrent course work in assessment, data visualization, research methods, or statistics preferred but not required
  • Experience with Tableau preferred but not required

About the Library The Loyola

  • Notre Dame Library, located in a residential area of northern Baltimore City, serves two universities: Loyola University Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University. 

Loyola University Maryland, a member of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, is recognized for excellence in teaching and learning while Notre Dame of Maryland University is a leader in the education of women and non-traditional students. The Library serves a total population of 7,448 FTE that includes 5,540 FTE at Loyola and 1,908 FTE at Notre Dame. 

The Loyola Notre Dame Library is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or age. 

Application Procedures: Review of applications will begin immediately. Please email application materials to Lorena Dion at ldion@loyola.edu. Please attach a cover letter, current resume and names and contact information of 3 references. For more information about the practicum opportunity please contact Danielle Whren Johnson, dwhren@loyola.edu. 

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