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Intern, The Maxwell & Eleanor Blum Patient and Family Learning Center at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

This is a great opportunity for a library and information science student to gain experience in a hospital setting. Located at Massachusetts General Hospital, The Maxwell & Eleanor Blum Patient and Family Learning Center (Blum Center) is a state-of-the-art consumer health library and patient education resource center. The Blum Center offers free resources to help patients and families learn about health and illness, including access to their extensive book collection on a variety of health and wellness topics. Working closely with Blum Center staff, the intern will conduct an assessment of the existing book collection and make recommendations for updates to ensure library resources are current and evidence-based in order to effectively meet the health information needs of patients and families.

Qualifications:

  • Library and information science background preferred
  • Proficient with computer programs, particularly Microsoft Excel
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to work independently

Flexible internship hours: 15-20 hours per week

Compensation: Unpaid internship

Interested students may contact Amy Sam, Health Education Project Specialist, at: or (617) 724-3823.

asam@mgh.harvard.edu

 

Learn more about the Blum Center online:

Website: massgeneral.org/PFLC

Facebook: facebook.com/MGHBlumCenter

Twitter: twitter.com/MGH_BlumCenter

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