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Intern, MDT Library, Helena, MT

This is a Summer Internship position and all applicants must be enrolled in a College, University, or Tech School. If applicant is not currently enrolled in a College, University or Tech School the application will not be considered for a position. 

One intern will be hired from this posting; interns will work in the Research Bureau.

Interns do not receive benefits such as paid holidays, medical coverage, earned vacation, or sick leave.

Work schedule will be 40 hours a week during the summer.

Please check out the following link to view the 2018 MDT Library Intern experience:

Pay is determined by credit hours earned by the end of Spring semester 2019:

60-90 credit hours = $13.04 
91+ credit hours = $14.42


Unofficial transcripts are accepted.
Duties: The intern will be responsible for assisting with literature searches, helping to clean up the library catalog system, copying and creating records to add to our system, assisting with the management of our interlibrary loan program, contributing to the Summer Research Newsletter, making sure MDT research products are widely available online, and assisting with daily library operations.
There may be additional intern-initiated projects, depending on the library-related interests of the intern. Daily work activities include: copy cataloging of print materials; enhancing catalog records with tables of contents and summaries; shelf-reading; checking the collection for mis-shelved items; working on research guides; identifying useful resources that may be relevant for MDT Library patrons; assisting with finding literature needed by MDT employees.
Competencies: Knowledge and skills required for this position include strong attention to detail, organization skills, good communication, teamwork skills, and computer skills.


Must be currently enrolled in College, University, or Tech School at the time of application. Undergraduate applicants need to be at least entering junior year or have completed at least 60 hours. If an applicant is enrolled in a Tech School (2 year program) the credit minimum is 30 credits hours. Related majors include but are not limited to: library science, library media services, informatics/information science.
Must have demonstrated an interest in library work as a career. Only electronic applications will be accepted. If you need an accommodation with the application process please contact the HR office.
All documents for claimed Veteran or Disability preference must be received or date stamped by the closing date. You will receive an email with instructions on how to submit such documents.
Montana State Government does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, or sexual orientation), age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, creed, political affiliation, veteran status, military service, retaliation, or any other factor not related to the merit and qualifications of an employee or applicant.


Applicant Pool Statement:  Not Applicable 
Training Assignment:  Not Applicable  

Salary: $ 13.04 - 14.42  Hourly 

Benefits Package Eligibility: Retirement Plan Optional 

Agency:  Department of Transportation 

Union:  000 - None 

Bargaining Unit:  000 - None  

Posting Date: Nov 29, 2018, 12:15:57 PM 

Closing Date: Jan 1, 2019, 1:59:00 AM 
Required Application Materials: Cover Letter, Resume, Transcripts  
Contact Name: Angela Murolo | Contact Email:  | Contact Phone: 406-444-6345 
The State of Montana has a decentralized human resources system and each agency is responsible for its own recruitment and selection process. An employee or applicant who needs a reasonable accommodation during the application or hiring process should contact the state agency human resources staff identified on the job listing as soon as possible or use the relay service by dialing 711. Montana Job Service Offices also offer support services including assisting applicants with submitting online applications.
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