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Fisher Fine Arts Intern, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

The Fisher Fine Arts Library is offering an internship program to current MLS students interested in subject-specific librarianship. The internship is an opportunity for the library to offer leadership while benefiting from support to the library's research, instruction, and outreach programming.


Responsibilities:

  • Assist with iPad lending program
  • Develop library programs such as workshops, events, and exhibits
  • Contribute to web archiving
  • Assist with class-based reference and instruction
  • Promote the library through social medial
  • Develop library guides relating to visual literacy.


Requirements:

  • Enrollment in ALA-accredited graduate program in library-information science, though students in other graduate programs will be considered.
  • Strong academic background and public service orientation.
  • Ability to learn quickly, work independently.
  • Experience needed:
    • Handling collections
    • Outreach initiatives
    • Metadata schema and standards
    • Blogging and social media platforms
    • Knowledge of arts or design disciplines


Availability: One, one-year position available starting 08/01/2019

Hours: 15 hours per week, between 9 am and 5 pm weekdays.

Salary: $15 / hour.


To apply, please submit a resume and letter of interest to:

Patricia Guardiola

pguar@upenn.edu

Use subject line "Fisher Fine Arts Library Internship."


The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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