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Scholarship for Service Opportunities, GW CyberCorps, Washington, DC

GW CyberCorps: Scholarships for Service is now accepting applications for September 2019. If you are interested in pursuing a technical and/or policy degree in the field of cybersecurity, consider applying for a scholarship grant. Government funding provides full scholarships (tuition, books, stipend, and professional development allowance) for students to study cybersecurity at GW for up to three years. After completing their coursework, students will help protect the nation's information infrastructure by working as security experts in a government agency for at least the amount of time they have been supported by this program. Rising juniors, seniors, and graduate students who are U.S. citizens and have a GPA above 3.0 are eligible to apply. The application deadline is January 31, 2019. Visit GW CyberCorps for application and program information.

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Library Information Studies Intern, Technical Information Center, FM Global, Norwood, MA

Library Information Studies Intern Job Description 2018

As a Library Information Studies Intern you will experience working in a corporate library setting and will be assisting the Technical Information Center (TIC) manager in inventorying and processing a variety of TIC material, including internal company publications, reports, serial holdings, historical materials and more. The focus of the collection is primarily engineering and research.  The TIC also includes the FM Global Historical Collection, dating back to 1835 and the founding of the company. You may experience working with the collection, possibly including photographing and researching artifacts. 

 

FM Global, with its 180-year history, is a leading property insurer of the world's largest businesses, providing more than one-third of FORTUNE 1000-size companies with engineering-based risk management and property insurance solutions. FM Global helps clients maintain continuity in their business operations by drawing upon state-of-the-art loss-prevention engineering and research; risk management skills and support services; tailored risk transfer capabilities; and superior financial strength. To do so, we rely on a dynamic, culturally diverse group of employees, working in more than 100 countries, in a variety of challenging roles. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Locating and organizing collections of publications
  • Scanning items to add to digital collections
  • Creating and/or editing catalog records
  • Foldering and boxing items for storage
  • Assisting with daily tasks such as shelving
  • Other responsibilities as needed

Qualifications and Skill: 

  • Currently enrolled in Master's in Library and Information Services/Studies is required
  • Detail oriented
  • Electronic cataloging skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong desire to learn about features and functions of corporate libraries
  • Must be able to lift boxes weighing up to 35 pounds, bend and climb 

 

Location: Norwood, MA

20 hours per week - flexible

Total of 200 hours or 10 weeks

Paid internship

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LLAMA New Professionals Community of Practice Buddy Program

Are you a new ALA Midwinter attendee and would like tips on how to get the most out of your conference experience?

Are you an experienced ALA Midwinter attendee and willing to share your experience and advice?

The LLAMA New Professionals Community of Practice Buddy Program is here to pair Learning Buddies with Experienced Buddies in order to get the most out of your conference experience and learn about LLAMA (the Library Leadership and Management Association) in the process.  

Learning/New means whatever it means to you; you can be starting a new job or organization, trying out a different area of librarianship, or just brand new to it all! And if you're at all experienced attending and being actively engaged in ALA Midwinter, we'd love to hear from you to help others navigate the conference.

Your commitment is to meet at least once with your Buddy at the ALA conference. The benefit of meeting a new colleague, helping someone navigate the ALA exhibit hall or find the best sessions is priceless.  

If you are interested in being a Learning Buddy, fill out this form: http://bit.ly/alamw19BPLearning

If you are interested in being an Experienced Buddy, fill out this form: http://bit.ly/alamw19BPExperienced

We will make every effort to match Buddies with common interests and availability. Matching will begin after December 17, 2018. Please sign up today!

If you have any questions, please contact a member of the LLAMA New Professional Buddy Program Committee: npsbuddy [at] gmail.com

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Gallery Intern, Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center, Boston Public Library, Boston, MA

Gallery Attendant / GIS Intern, part time

Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center at the Boston Public Library Boston, MA

 

Position Description:

The Gallery Attendant / GIS Intern will serve as the first face of the Leventhal Map & Education Center exhibition gallery, and work with the GIS team in creating digital resources aimed at fostering discovery and access to the Map Center's historical map collection. The Gallery Attendant / GIS Intern will spend on average approximately 10 hours a week monitoring the gallery, and approximately 5 hours / week georeferencing a collection of nineteenth century urban atlases.

 

This is a part-time position. The duration of the internship is flexible, depending upon applicant's educational goals and other responsibilities. Compensation: $11/hour during 2018; $12 beginning January 1, 2019. Gallery shifts will be Fridays 10 - 5, and Sundays 1 - 5. This position is subject to a CORI check.

 

Intern - Gallery Attendant Responsibilities (~10 hours / week):

  • Arrive ten minutes prior to gallery open time to set up station, unlock doors, check to make sure brochures are filled, and ensure gallery is presentable
  • Greet visitors and make them feel welcome
  • Serve as a point person for researchers, providing reference and directing rare materials requests to appropriate library staff
  • Field questions about map exhibitions and the Center's collection
  • Lead approximately one gallery tour per month
  • Generate social media content with the goal of promoting the Center
  • Collect and report data on visitor impressions and questions for curators to review
  • Perform general administrative and library tasks
  • Adhere to Intern Expectations and the policies of the Leventhal Map & Education Center and the Boston Public Library.

 

Intern - Geospatial Assistant Responsibilities (~5 hours / week):

  • Contribute geographic metadata to a collection of urban atlases spanning from 1861-1965
  • Develop and implement electronic tools that facilitate visitors' discovery of and access to the Leventhal Center's historical map collection
  • Develop and implement learning materials such as workshops, tutorials, and library guides in collaboration with Leventhal Center's Education team
  • Develop programming to increase visibility of library resources
  • Perform general administrative and library tasks

 

 

 

 Required Qualifications:

  • Interest in museums/ and or libraries and geospatial technologies
  • Ability to perform routine tasks on a Windows PC and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to complete detailed work with a high degree of consistency and accuracy
  • Able to respectfully and effectively work with diverse visitors and staff
  • Ability to solve problems independently as well as collaboratively
  • Interest in learning to use unfamiliar tools, software, and hardware
  • Availability of one (1) weekend gallery shift, either Saturday 10 - 5 or Sunday 1 - 5

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience studying GIS (in any discipline), history, public history, library science, or museum studies
  • Interest in UI & UX design, data visualization, or digital humanities
  • Intermediate or Advanced knowledge of desktop GIS and/or web GIS technology
  • Experience with web development, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Leaflet, or D3.js
  • Experience with any of the following: Adobe Creative Cloud, Microsoft Access, Carto, StoryMaps, QGIS, or Github
  • Proficiency in language(s) other than English

 

To Apply:

Please attach a PDF document including a resume and cover letter to blipton@bpl.org. Applications submitted without a cover letter will not be considered. The applicant's cover letter should speak to how their particular set of interests and skills will contribute to the goals and responsibilities described in this listing, and to the Leventhal Map Center mission at large.

 

About the Map Center:

The Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center at the Boston Public Library develops programs  which inspire curiosity and learning among people of all ages by using cartographic materials to illuminate history, geography, world cultures, science, and contemporary issues.

  • We are an independent nonprofit organization in a long-term strategic partnership with the Boston Public Library to advance a shared mission of education and engagement, and to steward the Library's cartographic collection in concert with its policies.
  • We make resources freely accessible and engaging to the public through our exhibitions, publications, lectures, workshops, classes, family programs, and website.
  •  We teach students of all levels, develop and disseminate K-12 lesson plans, and train teachers to use maps effectively and creatively in the classroom.
  •  We build, preserve, and digitize the cartographic collections of the Boston Public Library, Norman B. Leventhal, and the Map & Education Center, which date from the 15th century to the present.
  • We supplement the collections with digital material of historical and educational importance from partner institutions and private collections.
  •  We promote the use of the collections for academic and public research. 

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Intern, Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, MA

Northeastern University School of Law

Law Library Intern (Temporary, Part-time)

If you are looking to experience the many different functions librarians perform at a specialty library - from reference to circulation - then this Law Library Intern is the opportunity for you! Northeastern Law School is just a short fifteen minute walk from Simmons!

Responsibilities

  • Providing reference and circulation staffing at the InfoDesk
  • Intern will "float" among multiple library departments, assisting with various tasks 
  • Providing professional reference service to the library's varied users - including faculty, staff, students, alumni and the researching public
  • Supporting librarians with faculty research needs
  • Preparing and updating print and electronic research guides and other library publications
  • Supporting librarians in locating, retrieving and photocopying material needed for teaching, and doing trial runs of legal research exercises
  • Assisting with collection maintenance tasks as needed
  • Other duties as assigned by staff

Qualifications

  • Current enrollment in an ALA-accredited graduate level library program
  • Previous library or law library reference experience and/or J.D. is preferred, but not necessary; we are happy to train the right candidate!

Applicants should be detail oriented, well organized, able to work independently and comfortable as part of a team. Strong communication skills and flexibility are essential. 

We are hiring two interns at 20 hours per week each, to be scheduled between 8:00am and 5:00pm Monday-Friday, with lunch as arranged with your supervisor.  Hours must be worked on-site. 

Salary is $18 per hour. The position is not benefits-eligible.

The internship would start as soon as possible but we can be flexible. It would continue until the end of June 2019, or earlier as negotiated.

Please send cover letter and resume to Scott Akehurst-Moore at s.akehurstmoore@northeastern.edu and Elliott Hibbler at l.hibbler@northeasern.edu. Indicate "Law Library Intern Application" in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please.

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Development Intern, Nantucket Historical Association, Nantucket, MA

The Nantucket Historical Association is seeking an enthusiastic individual interested in non-profit fundraising to join the Development team as an intern. The Development department raises funds to support core museum activities including exhibitions, education initiatives, public programs, conservation projects, capital projects, and more.

Qualifications: Attention to detail with good organizational skills, Ability to work independently and see projects through from start to finish, Ability to work on a variety of tasks with an upbeat attitude, Excellent computer skills, especially with Microsoft Office, Excellent interpersonal skills.

Intern will: Learn best practices in fundraising, Assist with event planning, including staffing of events, Assist with assembling kits and mailings for current and prospective donors, Gain skills in data entry and database management, Assist in designing, executing, and analyzing department surveys, Interface with members and donors, Collaborate with other NHA departments as needed.

This intern will report to the Associate Director of Development.

The internship begins in January, 2019 with a flexible start date. It includes a stipend of $2,500 for a 12 week period, housing, a Nantucket Regional Transportation Authority bus pass, and access to a bike. They will be expected to work 40 hours/week.

Cover letter, resume, and two references should be emailed to Amy Durbin at adurbin@nha.org or c/o Nantucket Historical Association, PO Box 1016, Nantucket, MA 02554. The Nantucket Historical Association is an equal opportunity employer.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time
SALARY RANGE: 2,500.00

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Interns, City Internships, Multiple Locations

For this academic year, this organization is offering Winter, Spring and Summer Programs in 9 locations: London, Paris, New York, Washington D.C., Miami, Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston & San Francisco.

All of these programs feature a series of career-readiness classes, workshops and events centered around an internship placement at a leading company in an industry of interest to a student. 

Programs are open to students from any year and with any major; choose a placement in one of 9 career fields: Banking & Financial services; Consulting & Professional services; Law & Politics; Technology & Engineering; Marketing, Advertising & PR; Media, Entertainment & Journalism; Art, Fashion & Design; Start-ups & Entrepreneurship; Charities, NFPs & NGOs.

Students may apply now at: https://city-internships.com/apply

For more information, see here: City Internships 2018/19 Prospectus and also a printable Noticeboard Flyer.

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Interns, Liberty Mutual, Boston, MA

If you're enrolled in a graduate degree program and are curious to see if insurance is the right pursuit for you, a graduate-level internship at Liberty Mutual may be just the ticket. Positions span our entire organization and offer challenging assignments complimented by professional development sessions and ample opportunities to network. Openings are posted in early fall for the following summer.
There are 3 graduate-level Liberty Mutual internship opportunities.
You can find out more here:

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Historical & Genealogical Collection Processing Intern, Leominster Public Library, Leominster, MA

Leominster Public Library

30 West Street, Leominster MA 01453

Historical & Genealogical Collection Processing Intern

Duties:

Under supervision of the Technology & Reference Librarian, the intern will help select, organize, process, and catalogue materials of the historical and genealogical collections of the Leominster Public Library which date from the 1800s to the present. The intern will also create a formal finding guide for approximately 150 boxes of material. Many of the boxes are already partially organized.

 

Specific duties include:

  • Processing of the collection, including physical arrangement (sorting, boxing, labeling);
  • Inventorying and describing of materials;
  • Creating collection guides and other basic finding aids;
  • Work with the Technology & Reference Librarian and Historical & Genealogical Collections Coordinator to create an efficient organizational arrangement of boxes, cabinets, drawers, and collections;
  • Perform quality control check on cataloging data, as needed.

 

Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in or a recent graduate of a history, archives, or other cultural heritage program;
  • Willingness to adhere to best practices regarding the care and handling of archival collections;
  • Good hand-eye skills for handing fragile and rare paper-based materials;
  • Strong organizational skills. Familiarity with archival arrangement preferred;
  • Ability to lift or carry objects weighing between 25-50 pounds;
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office programs: Word, Excel, etc;
  • Able to work productively with minimal supervision; to schedule and prioritize work to meet stated deadlines; and to work collegially and communicatively with others;
  • Interest in Massachusetts history strongly preferred.

 

Length of Internship:

Winter/Spring 2019

Work Schedule:

7-14 hours/week, flexible within Monday-Friday 10-4 timeframe

 

Compensation:

Unpaid and/or course credit

About The Organization:

The Leominster Public Library serves as a gateway providing free and equal access to materials, information and technology. The Library delivers programs, services and resources to enhance the quality of life for the community.

 

The Library serves the 41,000 residents of Leominster, as well as many non-residents from the surrounding communities of North Central Massachusetts. Located in the downtown area of one of Massachusetts' Gateway Cities, the Library is housed in a 1910 Carnegie library building that was renovated and expanded to a 44,500 square foot facility in 2007.

 

To Apply:

Please send an email with the subject line "Historical & Genealogical Collection Processing Intern" to brecker@leominster-ma.gov. Please include the following information:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Contact information for three references

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Internships, Auerbach Library at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT

Special Collections Internship, Auerbach Library at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

https://thewadsworth.org/about/opportunities/internship/

The library and archives of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art support the curatorial research and exhibition activity of museum staff, while providing reference resources to scholars, students, and the public. Special Collections Interns will help inventory, research, and describe library and archives resources to update the department's records. Working closely with library and archives staff, interns will implement appropriate preservation procedures for special collections and historical materials. At the end of the term, interns are presented with the opportunity to write a short article describing their work for the Auerbach Library Associates Newsletter.

Applicant: This position is open to undergraduate sophomore, junior and seniors. The successful candidate will be a college sophomore, junior, or senior with a demonstrated interest in Art History, History, Library Science, or Museum Studies. Facility with Microsoft Word and Excel, research skills, and strong attention to detail required. Reading knowledge of French, German, or Italian preferred, but not required.

2 positions available. This internship is unpaid.

Time Commitment: 8-10 hours per week

Application Deadline: Review of Applications begins immediately

 

 

 

Cataloguing Internship, Auerbach Library at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

https://thewadsworth.org/about/opportunities/internship/

The library and archives of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art support the curatorial research and exhibition activity of museum staff, while providing reference resources to scholars, students, and the public. The Cataloguing Intern will be presented with the unique opportunity to assist with cataloguing the Auerbach Art Library's full range of holdings, including scholarly monographs, exhibition catalogues, fine art periodicals, museum bulletins, and auction catalogues. Additionally, the intern will help update existing catalogue records.

Applicant: This position is open to graduate students. The successful candidate will possess both outstanding attention to detail and experience cataloguing library materials. Experience can include graduate level coursework and/or relevant work experience. Original cataloguing experience is desirable. Reading knowledge of French, German, or Italian is preferred, but not required.

1 position available. This internship is unpaid.

Time Commitment: 8-10 hours per week

Application Deadline: Review of Applications begins immediately

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Science Curriculum Library Intern, Judge Baker Children's Center, The Manville School, Roxbury Crossing, MA

130 hours (average of 10 per week)

 

Proposal

A unique information management, digitization project, and school library opportunity working in a K-10 school environment. This internship will both help create a user-friendly database of science, technology, and engineering (STE) curriculum for multiple audiences and help set up an improved library collection for students and staff. Joint supervision will be provided by a STE Curriculum Coordinator and a MLIS-degreed science librarian.

 

Setting

Manville School is a Ch. 766 therapeutic day school for K-10 students who experience emotional, neurological, or learning difficulties that have impacted their ability to succeed in previous school settings. Manville is approved by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and is a member of the Massachusetts Association of Approved Private Schools (MAAPS). Manville has a strong tradition of providing innovative educational programming and comprehensive, evidence-based clinical services. As a result of the integration of these service components, Manville is a school where students with challenging needs can experience academic success, social development, and emotional growth. This internship serves to support the school's developing library as well as the STE Department in providing all curriculum, lab materials, and support for our teachers across our four schools serving grades K-10. 

 

Qualifications

Intern candidates must be Master's students in Library and Information Science. Experience with Google Classroom, Google Sheets, Library World or other cataloging software, and Wikis is preferred. Experience working in a library setting is preferred. Interns must be able to pass a CORI/SORI background check and fingerprinting.

 

Specific Duties

This internship will be project-based and requires strong communication and organizational skills. The intern will be expected to work independently to complete necessary tasks and assist in the development of improved library services. The intern will participate in organizing, digitizing, and culling STE curricula to meet our learner's diverse needs. The intern will also work in the school's library to develop improved access to the collection.

 

Potential Tasks

The intern will have the ability to participate in diverse tasks related to digitizing and updating a STE collection and developing a school library. These tasks may include, but are not limited to:

  • Cataloging and Metadata
    • Original and copy cataloging for books in the general collection
    • Original and copy cataloging for special materials (e.g., science kits)
    • Creating metadata for physical materials and digital resources
    • Reference and/or Research
      • Research state standards
      • Identify materials which meet these standards from a variety of sources
      • Provide reference and resource assistance to students and staff
      • Youth Services
        • Work within a K-10 environment
        • Focus on youth with emotional, neurological, or learning difficulties
        • Update a new K-10 library for staff and students
        • Special collections
          • Digitizing a specialized educational science, technology, and engineering collection
          • Creating a unique database of special collections materials, both open and proprietary

 

Requirements

Interested parties will need to submit a resume and three references to Anastasia Vekiarides at avekiarides@jbcc.harvard.edu. Selected candidates will be interviewed by the STE Curriculum Coordinator & Principal.

 

Perks

Depending on the hours worked, breakfast and lunch may be provided. Complimentary access to trainings on related subjects and free attendance to mental health forum talks is included. Free trainings (e.g., CPR/1st Aid training) may also be provided.

 

Flexible scheduling is allowed, with some ability to remotely complete tasks.

 

Salary

Commensurate with experience. Hourly wage.

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Prospect/Fundraising Research Intern, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Position Title: Less Than Halftime Prospect Research/Fundraising Intern

Details: This position will ideally start on January 2, 2018 and run through the end of June 2018. The hours will generally be less than 17 hours per week as a less than halftime employee. This is a paid position with an hourly rate in the range of $15-$20/hr.

Please submit resumes and inquiries to Chris Lawler, chris_lawler@hms.harvard.edu. 

Duties and Responsibilities

The Harvard Medical School Office of Alumni Affairs and Development Prospect Research Department compiles information on current and potential funding sources, primarily individuals and foundations who share the Medical School's mission of creating and nurturing a community of the best people committed to leadership in alleviating human suffering caused by disease. 

Accordingly, the Prospect Research Intern is responsible for carrying out assignments integral to the work and activities of the Prospect Research team. This is an excellent parttime (less than 17 hours per week) opportunity for someone considering a career in nonprofit management or fundraising, or who shares a strong interest in the Harvard Medical School's mission. Additionally, the intern/assistant will gain valuable experience in data analysis, internet data mining, and prospect research. Position tasks may include at least some of the following, with other duties as assigned:

  • Assisting in the maintenance of the Advance Alumni/Donor database, particularly around donor/prospect management data.
  • Compiling and preparing raw data for use in donor/prospect profiles and summaries, particularly screening prospect donors lists for medical research/healthcare philanthropic interests.
  • Reviewing of electronic industry periodicals for potential Harvard/HMS alumni donors
  • Specialized database research, such as the use of relationship mapping databases to find potential connections to the Medical School.
  • Help identify new potential donors and learn more about Harvard Medical School donors and prospects via sophisticated research
  • Data mining the Advance Database

The Prospect Research Assistant/Intern will report to the Director of Development Research and will perform work on-site at the HMS Alumni Affairs and Development office at Landmark Center. 

Basic qualifications: The ideal candidate will have thorough knowledge of grammar, punctuation and spelling; proficient in use of online search tools and comfortable manipulating data in Excel, will be well-organized and able to work quickly and efficiently under deadline pressure; will be able to adjust to last-minute changes without setback, and able to use discretion with sensitive or confidential information. Position requires strong Windows-based computer skills including Word, Excel (ideally with more advanced sorting and data management techniques), and Outlook Email.

Preferred Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have strong analytical skills, be proficient with Microsoft Excel (ability to create pivot tables and formulas preferred), comfortable in utilizing a variety of online search tools and proficiency with Boolean and other search techniques. Research experience in print reference materials and the Internet 

About Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School is one of the world's preeminent institutions in medical education and research. The breadth and depth of its scientific and clinical disciplines are unsurpassed. The Medical School is the largest of Harvard's graduate faculties and has traditionally been a trend-setter for many University-wide initiatives. Careers at Harvard Medical School are quite diverse ranging from entry-level to senior leadership opportunities. These exciting positions span the areas of general administration, finance, grants administration, human resources, communications, development and fundraising, animal care, research, engineering/biologically inspired engineering, information technology, library sciences, custodial services, facilities/construction and many more. 

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Veterinary Library Intern, UPenn Libraries, Philadelphia, PA

http://www.library.upenn.edu/hr/internship/vetintern.html

Availability: Up to one year position available immediately.

Hours: Up to 20 weekday hours per week. Flexible schedule.

Salary:$15.00/hour

Overview: The internship at the Steven W. Atwood Veterinary Medicine Library & Information Commons provides a self-motivated individual experience in the operations of a small academic health science library. Based at the School of Veterinary Medicine, the successful candidate will participate in developing and maintaining information resources, collection management, and collaborative projects for the school.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide reference support for the veterinary school. Staff one weekly shift for the Penn libraries' chat reference service and central information desk.
  • Assist with projects including
    • Digitization project metadata
    • Research impact assessments
    • Print and electronic collection analysis
    • Online tutorials, research guides and web resources
    • Displays and workshops



Interns may further develop professional skills by attending workshops and training sessions and participating in Penn library meetings, as assigned by their supervisors.

Qualifications: Must be a current student in an ALA-accredited Library/Information Science or related graduate program. Able to learn quickly, take initiative, and to work independently and as part of a team. Familiarity and ease with technology. Public service orientation. Flexibility, accuracy, and attention to detail in work. 

Preferred: experience with searching biomedical databases and web resource maintenance and design

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to the attention of:
Margy Lindem
Mlindem@upenn.edu
Please write "Veterinary Library Internship" in the subject line.

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Welcome Reception for COCIS Dean and SLIS Director

Join us to celebrate our new leaders!

Starts:  11/7/2018  5:30 PM

Ends: 11/7/2018 7:30 PM

Location: The Trustman Art Gallery, Main College Building, Boston Campus

Join us! Celebrate the new chapter of Simmons University's School of Library and Information Science and meet its two new leaders.

Welcome Reception for Dr. Marie desJardins, Inaugural Dean, College of Organizational, Computational, and Information Sciences and Dr. Sanda Erdelez, Director, School of Library and Information Science

There will be brief remarks from Drs. desJardins and Erdelez, with light refreshments and an opportunity to network with faculty and fellow alumni.

RSVP today. Tickets are $20 for alumni and guests. Complimentary parking is available.

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Intern, The Frick Collection, New York, NY

The Frick Collection is now accepting applications for the following spring 2019 internship: 

Ayesha Bulchandani Graduate Education Internship | Spring 2019 (Paid)

Application Deadline: December 3, 2018

Find the application process on the internships website at http://www.frick.org/careers/internships.

Graduate students pursuing degrees in art history, art education, arts administration, museum studies, library science or other related fields related to The Frick Collection are welcome to apply.

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Summer Intern, Federal Reserve, Washington D.C.

Summer Internship at the Federal Reserve, Washington D.C.

 

The Research Library of the Federal Reserve Board is offering a paid summer internship for graduate level library or information science students. We offer a full array of desktop and customized library services to staff members at the Board and assist in data intensive and web-dependent Board Research.

The Research Library intern will help improve library services to the Board research and professional community. The intern will work on several of the following projects that represent a variety of the library's responsibilities:

  • Data Inventory Catalog Record Enrichment
    Assist with the curation and cataloging of data sets using international and local standards and practices. Enrich dataset records using subject analysis and normalization of inconsistent metadata. Assist with authority control and data cleanup of vendor records. Link research with data assets used in research, to display in data inventory. Process and analyze search logs for controlled subject vocabulary term enrichment.
  • Scholarly Research and Communications
    Create researcher IDs (ORCID, etc.) for Board authors and connect those IDs to author publications.
  • Preparing for Library Move
    Perform collection management and other tasks in preparation for move.
  • Research
    Research and report out on several topics of interest to library strategy (precise topics TBD, but they will likely relate to issues in scholarly communications, research data, and library management).
  • Marketing 
    Draft a presentation and outreach materials to promote data mapping resources; assist with review of general marketing materials.

 

This full-time (40 hours per week during working hours) internship is located in Washington, D.C., lasts 10-12 weeks, and begins in late May or early June.

 

Position Requirements

  • Enrolled in a Master's degree program in library or information science at an ALA-accredited institution
  • Knowledge and interest in library technology
  • Coursework in original and copy cataloging
  • Attention to detail, initiative, and good communication skills a must

 

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and undergraduate & graduate unofficial transcripts. To apply, please visit https://www.federalreserve.gov/start-job-search.htm and search for job number 21140.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or application, membership, or service in the uniformed services.

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Intern, Department of Justice Libraries, Washington, DC

Internships at the Department of Justice Libraries

 

The Department of Justice Libraries offer ongoing unpaid internships in Washington, D.C. to library science graduate students interested in gaining work experience in a federal law library setting. Practicum opportunities are available for those with an interest in reference, research and web design as well as digitization and technical services. No law degree or legal experience necessary.

 

Sample activities include: 

  • Gain research skills working on real-world questions. 
  • Help develop and maintain intranet pages and research guides for the DOJ Virtual Library. 
  • Create intranet finding aids for un-cataloged library collections such as Attorney General Memoranda or Legislative files. Create e-legislative histories of statutes enforced by DOJ. 
  • Assist in implementing an electronic discovery service, integrating it with DOJ databases. 
  • Digitize important paper collections, increasing accessibility to DOJ researchers, including those with disabilities. 

 

 

We are looking for motivated, self-starting library school graduate students able to work eight hours a week or more. Successful applicants must be a U.S. Citizen and enrolled in a degree program. We will assist a student in obtaining academic credit.

 

To apply, please email resume and references to Roxie.Daneshvar@usdoj.gov and Bridget.Gilhool@usdoj.govThe application deadline for Spring 2019 is Friday November 9, 2018. No phone calls please. Thank you.

 

The U.S. Department of Justice is an Equal Opportunity/Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Except where otherwise provided by law, there will be no discrimination based on color, race, religion, national origin, politics, marital status, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, status as a parent, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or personal favoritism. The Department of Justice welcomes and encourages applications from persons with physical and mental disabilities. The Department is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advanced on the basis of merit within the Department of Justice. This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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Intern/Geospatial Assistant, Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center, Boston Public Library Boston, MA

Intern - Geospatial Assistant, part time

Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center at the Boston Public Library Boston, MA

 

Position Description: 

The Intern - Geospatial Assistant will work with the GIS Map Librarian to create digital resources aimed at facilitating visitors' discovery of and access to the Leventhal Map & Education Center's historical map collection. This position will spend on average approximately 10 - 15 hours a week georeferencing and working on digital humanities tools, and approximately 5 hours a week working as a gallery attendant.

 

This is a part-time position. Compensation: $11/hour during 2018; $12 beginning January 1, 2019. Shift hours will be assigned among the group of Interns with some flexibility to try to accommodate student class schedules. This position is subject to a CORI check.

Intern - Geospatial Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Contribute geographic metadata to a collection of urban atlases spanning from 1861-1965
    • Develop and implement electronic tools that facilitate visitors' discovery of and access to the Leventhal Center's historical map collection
    • Develop and implement learning materials such as workshops, tutorials, and library guides in collaboration with Leventhal Center's Education team
    • Develop programming to increase visibility of library resources
    • Spend approximately five hours per week on-desk, greeting patrons, attending to the gallery, and adhering to the Gallery Attendant Responsibilities
    • Perform general administrative and library tasks

 

Intern - Gallery Attendant Responsibilities:

  • Arrive ten minutes prior to gallery open time to set up station, unlock doors, check to make sure brochures are filled, and ensure gallery is presentable
  • Greet visitors and make them feel welcome
  • Serve as a point person for researchers, providing reference and directing rare materials requests to appropriate library staff
  • Field questions about map exhibitions and the Center's collection
  • Lead approximately one gallery tour per month
  • Generate social media content with the goal of promoting the Center
  • Collect and report data on visitor impressions and questions for curators to review
  • Perform general administrative and library tasks
  • Adhere to Intern Expectations and the policies of the Leventhal Map & Education Center and the Boston Public Library.

 

 

 Required Qualifications:

  • Interest in museums/ and or libraries and geospatial technologies
  • Ability to perform routine tasks on a Windows PC and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to complete detailed work with a high degree of consistency and accuracy
  • Able to respectfully and effectively work with diverse visitors and staff
  • Ability to solve problems independently as well as collaboratively
  • Interest in learning to use unfamiliar tools, software, and hardware
  • Availability of one (1) weekend gallery shift, either Saturday 10 - 5 or Sunday 1 - 5

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience studying GIS (in any discipline), history, public history, library science, or museum studies
  • Interest in UI & UX design, data visualization, or digital humanities
  • Intermediate or Advanced knowledge of desktop GIS and/or web GIS technology
  • Experience with web development, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Leaflet, or D3.js
  • Experience with any of the following: Adobe Creative Cloud, Microsoft Access, Carto, StoryMaps, QGIS, or Github
  • Proficiency in language(s) other than English

 

To Apply:

Please attach a PDF document including a resume and cover letter to blipton@bpl.org. The applicant's cover letter should speak to how their particular set of interests and skills will contribute to the goals and responsibilities described in this listing, and to the Leventhal Map Center mission at large.

 

10/23/2018

About the Map Center:

The Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center at the Boston Public Library develops programs  which inspire curiosity and learning among people of all ages by using cartographic materials to illuminate history, geography, world cultures, science, and contemporary issues.

  • We are an independent nonprofit organization in a long-term strategic partnership with the Boston Public Library to advance a shared mission of education and engagement, and to steward the Library's cartographic collection in concert with its policies.
  • We make resources freely accessible and engaging to the public through our exhibitions, publications, lectures, workshops, classes, family programs, and website.
  • We teach students of all levels, develop and disseminate K-12 lesson plans, and train teachers to use maps effectively and creatively in the classroom.
  • We build, preserve, and digitize the cartographic collections of the Boston Public Library, Norman B. Leventhal, and the Map & Education Center, which date from the 15th century to the present.
  • We supplement the collections with digital material of historical and educational importance from partner institutions and private collections.
  • We promote the use of the collections for academic and public research.

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Student Ambassadors, Annual Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival, Hattiesburg, MS

Student Ambassadors Wanted

April 3-5, 2019


52nd Annual Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival
The University of Southern Mississippi
Hattiesburg, MS


Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival:
The mission of the Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival is to recognize excellence in the field of children's literature and to provide librarians, teachers, researchers and community members the opportunity to learn about and appreciate children's literature through presentations, workshops, and personal interactions with people of significance in the field.  

Purpose:
The purpose of the Ambassadors Program is to increase national awareness and appreciation of the Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival, held each spring at The University of Southern Mississippi, by aspiring graduate students in children's literature and/or library services to children. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to meet and work with people of significance in the field of children's literature, hear speakers, and attend workshops relevant to the field. It will also provide the Book Festival with a mature, reliable volunteer workforce who can become staunch supporters of CBF as they progress in their careers.

Responsibilities:

The Ambassador Program provides free registration to the three-day event and shared housing in exchange for volunteer service at the festival.  Meals and travel expenses are not included.  Prior to the festival, Ambassadors write speaker bios for the program and keynote introductions.  Ambassadors are expected to be in attendance for all Book Festival events and are asked to do various duties throughout the festival, including but not limited to: taking head counts, handing out evaluations, helping with speaker setup, collecting lunch tickets, as well as other duties as they arise.  Ambassadors are expected to be courteous and professional at all times.  The dress code is business casual.  

Qualifications:
Applicants must be currently enrolled in a MLS/MLIS program or an active PhD candidate in children's literature or library and information science. They should have demonstrated experience in or knowledge of children's literature and/or library services to children. Completed class work can be considered in lieu of work experience.

Due Date:
December 3, 2018

To apply:
Please submit your resume and a 500 word or less statement of interest telling us why you want to attend the Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival and why you would make a good Ambassador, along with the names and email addresses of three references via email to Volunteer Coordinator Heather Moore at hmsweed@gmail.com.  

 

http://www.usm.edu/childrens-book-festival

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Business/Legal Research Intern, Analysis Group, Boston, MA

Analysis Group, Inc.

Research Internship Description

 

Headline:                   Business/Legal Research Internship (Paid)

Job title:                     Research Intern

Department:              Marketing

Office location:          Boston, MA (111 Huntington Avenue, 14th Floor)

Time commitment:   15 - 30 hours/week (2-3 month commitment) hours available Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5: 30 pm

Hourly rate:               $20.00/hour

 

Summary:

This position is structured to provide the Research Intern with an opportunity to learn how research can inform the business development process. The Research Intern will work closely with and under the guidance of the Marketing Department's research team at Analysis Group, a Boston-based economic consulting firm.  Analysis Group has been recognized as a best place to work in several top surveys and has received an Employees' Choice Award in the small and medium business (SMB) category of Glassdoor.com's national Best Places to Work listing.

 

The team's researchers are librarians embedded within the firm's Marketing Department, where they provide business development and legal research support to the firm. The Research Intern will be trained by the research team on our approach to searching sources including Lexis Advance, Westlaw, CourtLink, Bloomberg Law, and select news/online resources. The Research Intern will support efforts to capture background on Analysis Group's affiliated experts, potential experts, and opposing experts. Typical assignments will include searching for and reviewing expert reports/testimony submitted in various court matters, retrieving relevant decisions and other court filings, organizing and storing the results, and preparing background on potential expert witnesses in support of various business development projects.

 

The Research Intern will have the opportunity to attend our weekly research team meetings. The Intern will also have the opportunity to shadow team members as they conduct various legal, company/industry, and business development-related research.  This internship also provides the unique opportunity for students to observe firsthand how research can help direct and further business development initiatives.

 

This role is ideal for a candidate who is intellectually curious; enjoys searching; is tenacious about looking for information; understands the importance of using only the most authoritative resources; is capable of filtering through/reviewing large amounts of data; and has the ability to problem-solve with a very high level of attention to detail and accuracy.

 

Relationships

  • Report to a designated member of the Research Team
  • Support the Research Team in fulfilling research requests from consulting staff and the marketing team

 

Qualifications

  • Excellent written/spoken English
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Must be able to organize, plan and work on multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize work, meet deadlines, and be flexible in order to respond to shifting demands
  • Exhibit a desire to learn, participate and take ownership for workload
  • Familiarity searching databases
  • Interest in legal research

 

Application Process:

Please send a cover letter and resume to Bridget Lonergan at bridget.lonergan@analysisgroup.com 

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Oxford Education Research Symposium

We are pleased to invite you and your institution to participate in the Oxford Education Research Symposia in the University of Oxford, UK 

Fall Meeting: 5, 6 & 7 December 2018, at Harris Manchester College in the University of Oxford

Abstract submission - 10 November
Early registration - 1 October
Regular registration - 12 November
Spring Meeting: 20, 21 & 22 March 2019, at Green Templeton College in the University of Oxford
Abstract submission - 4 March
Early registration - 15 December
Regular registration - 6 March
 
Attendees may participate as observerspanel members and presenters of papers, reports, and commentaries concerning aspects relevant to the theory and practice of universal education. The breadth of the sessions covers early childhood, elementary, secondary and higher education.
 
NOTATIONS FOR THE MEETINGS:
  • We accept abstracts on a rolling basis and send notifications within a week of submission.
  • Presenters are allocated 20 minutes to present followed by a ten-minute question session.
  • Papers presented will be subsequently peer reviewed by external readers for possible inclusion in Symposium books or journal articles.
  • Conference Oxford has hundreds of affordable bedrooms in Oxford colleges available, offering splendid views of college quadrangles and gardens. See our websites for additional lodging and travel information.
  • Please direct inquiries to conferences@oxford-education-research-symposium.com
  • Consult our website for more information: https://www.oxford-education-research-symposium.com/
 
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Schiller Prize for Bibliographical Work

The Schiller Prize for Bibliographical Work on Pre-20th-Century Children's Books is intended to encourage bibliographical scholarship on this topic. It brings a cash award of $3,000 and a year's membership in the Society. 

 

The Prize is awarded to the creator(s) of a published book or article, a master's thesis or doctoral dissertation that has been defended and approved, or research results distributed in another manner, such as on a website, and will be given at the Society's Annual Meeting on January 25, 2019.

 

Submissions must be English, and may concentrate on any children's book printed before the year 1901 in any country or any language. Works should involve research into bibliography and printing history broadly conceived and should focus on the physical book as historical evidence for studying topics such as the history of book production, publication, distribution, collecting, or reading. Studies of the printing, publishing, and allied trades, as these relate to children's books, are also welcome.

 

The BSA welcomes applications for the prize, and is extending the deadline for applications to November 15, 2018.

 

For more information on the prize and how to apply, please visit https://bibsocamer.org/awards/justin-g-shiller-prize/

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Intern, Library Database Project, Institute for International Urban Development, Cambridge, MA

Institute for International Urban Development

Cambridge, MA

Library Database Project

The Institute for International Urban Development (I2UD) seeks a graduate student from the Simmons Library and Information Science Archival program to assist in the final stages of an archival digitizing project.

 

Background of I2UD

Established in 2005, the Institute for International Urban Development (I2UD) regroups the academics and professionals who created and ran the Center for Urban Development Studies (CUDS) at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design from 1987 to 2005. The Center was internationally recognized for its applied research, advisory services and technical assistance to policy makers, and capacity building programs. Decision-makers and senior professionals from 52 countries attended its International Education Programs, sent by international, national, regional and municipal agencies as well as private organizations and universities. Partners and sponsors include the World Bank, UN-Habitat, USAID, the Inter-American Development Bank, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, Aga Khan University, the Christensen Fund, the Jordanian Royal Scientific Society and the Peter Sager Wallenburg Charitable Trust.

The Project

The Institute has over 3 decades of work product material from urban development programs and educational workshops, currently stored in its physical office and digital file storage systems. At present, these materials are largely inaccessible to the public, researchers or similar international organizations, and take up physical space in the I2UD office.This projects seeks to formulate an updated online database of all the Institute's work to date, including prior institutions, into an online 'web library' database.

The first phase of this project began in June 2018 with another Simmons intern archivist. As of this month, all work product is cataloged, and flagged for scanning, organized on a Google Drive spreadsheet. The second phase would onboard another archivist-intern to assist with scanning, organization, quality control and final formatting stages of the Library Database Project.

Goals for Fall/Winter 2018

1) For digital materials:

a) Scan and digitally organize Project documents.

b) Format and quality control metadata spreadsheet, as a cataloging device.

c) Review/Edit/Improve the database

d) Help create the online library (uploading, editing descriptions, checking, some wordpress)

2) For physical materials:

a) Organize and prepare for storage

b) Adhere and clarify cataloging system.

 

Skills and Requirements

Google Drive (Sheets); Scanning experience or similar technical ability; Organizationally inclined; flexible hours; independant and reliable; detail oriented. Candidate should be interested in learning and applying skills. Writing and statistical capabilities a side-plus.

 

The Position

$14/hr 15+ hrs/week

Immediate availability preferred

To Apply

Email a cover letter and resume to office.i2ud@gmail.com by November 9, 2018.

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Library Internship, Salzburg Global Seminar, Salzburg, Austria

Library Internship (Salzburg)

Salzburg Global Seminar is seeking a self-motivated, pro-active library studies graduate for an internship in the historic Max Reinhardt Library of Schloss Leopoldskron and the Salzburg Global archives. This is a unique opportunity which allows the intern to be the point of contact for Salzburg Global's small, private collection and leverage their own network to learn and get real world experience.  

INTERNSHIP PERIOD

Q1 (January to April), Q2 (April to July) or Q3 (July to October). Please state in your application which are your preferred periods.
Exact dates to be confirmed. We regret that we cannot accommodate requests for internships outside of these fixed periods.

ABOUT THE INTERNSHIP

The purpose of the library is to provide access to, and organize specific material in support of the educational mission of Salzburg Global. The Library Intern supports Salzburg Global staff, Fellows and Hotel Schloss Leopoldskron guests. The composition of the collection reflects past and current topics of Salzburg Global Seminar programs. The Library is an open-stack, non-lending library but may be open to non-participants upon request.

Duties include:

Archives:

  • Organize and scan photographic archives.

Session-related:

  • Identify potential faculty and invitees for sessions;
  • Provide tech and administrative support for upcoming sessions;
  • Compile list of resources for Salzburg Global Seminar sessions as requested; and
  • Compile reserve shelf for upcoming sessions.

Library:

  • Catalog all new acquisitions and library holdings in DublinCore in our open source, integrated library system, OpenBiblio, and the social cataloging platform LibraryThing;
  • Assign call numbers in Dewey Decimal classification;
  • Reshelf and shift books that are out of place; and
  • Write gift plate and thank you notes.

Periodicals:

  • Maintain existing subscription and their renewals as required; and
  • Research to find articles relevant to session topic.

DESIRED SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Recently completed or in the process of pursuing postgraduate studies in library and information science or a related area, which should include at least one cataloging course;
  • Previous volunteer, internship or professional experience in a library setting;
  • A can-do attitude, ability to multi-task, and a willingness to work flexible hours, according to program needs;
  • Excellent writing and communication skills in English, including the ability to edit text; 
  • Comfortable working with people from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds;
  • Proficiency in internet research and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint);
  • Enthusiasm for the mission of Salzburg Global Seminar.

German language skills are not required.

OTHER INFORMATION

The internship is full-time for three months. The position is unpaid, but the successful candidate will be provided with free on-site accommodation at Schloss Leopoldskron, all meals and a return ticket for their country of origin, as well as excellent networking opportunities with the international participants of our programs. 

TO APPLY

To apply, please send the following to Michaela Goldman, Internship Program Manager, Salzburg Global Seminar internship@salzburgglobal.org

  • A one-page cover letter explaining why you want to work for Salzburg Global Seminar and why you would be a good fit for this specific internship; 
  • Your CV/résumé, 
  • A brief explanation of how you heard about this internship opportunity (e.g. signed up for the recruitment email, saw an advertisement on social media, received a personal recommendation from a Fellow, former intern, etc. Please include names where appropriate.)
  • The names and contact details of two references

The deadline for applications is October 19, 2018.

Shortlisted candidates may be asked to take part in a Skype interview. All candidates, successful or otherwise, will be informed of the outcome of their application. 

No phone calls please.

HAVE QUESTIONS?

For questions about internships in Salzburg, check out our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

For questions about internships in Washington, DC, email development@salzburgglobal.org.

For a behind the scenes look at the Salzburg Global Internship Program, watch this video. You can also keep up to date with our interns on Instagram

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Graduate Assistant, Sociology & Public Health, Simmons University, Boston, MA

R05346 Graduate Assistant - Student (General): Sociology & Public Health (CSSPP) 

Graduate Assistant - Student (General):

Departments of Sociology and Public Health |

College of Social Sciences, Policy, and Practice

We are seeking one Graduate Assistant to start immediately.

The Graduate Assistant will provide up to 20 hours per week of administrative/office support, primarily for the Simmons University Departments of Sociology and Public Health. The ideal candidate is engaged and pro-active and will help maintain a professional but welcoming atmosphere in the Departments' suite. The Graduate Assistant will be part of a team that supports other departments in the College of Social Sciences, Policy, and Practice (CSSPP).

 

This appointment is for the fall 2018 semester, with the potential to continue into spring.

 

Responsibilities can include but not limited to:

  • front desk coverage: greeting office visitors, fielding student and faculty inquiries, answering phones, ensuring timely delivery of mail/packages;
  • administrative duties: photocopying and scanning, assisting faculty with processing departmental invoices and expenses for payment or reimbursement, filing, data entry;
  • assisting with supervision of undergraduate student workers' tasks;
  • helping with logistics and publicity for department events;
  • coordinating production of office publications: course offering brochures, events flyers, and student guides;
  • supporting faculty with course material research, preparation, and acquisition along with updating courses in Moodle;
  • maintaining inventory and organization of office supplies;
  • updating department social media or websites as needed;
  • assisting with other special projects and duties as requested and according to talents.

 

Qualifications and considerations include:

  • must be enrolled in a graduate program (at least two courses) at Simmons;
  • must be organized, responsible, independent and friendly;
  • proficient with Microsoft Office, Google Apps, Adobe Acrobat;
  • ideal candidate will have flexibility in their schedule and potential to support the occasional late afternoon/evening event;
  • ideal candidate will also be familiar with other Adobe Creative Cloud apps (InDesign, Photoshop) and possess interest/ability to learn new programs as needed;

 

This position will be located in the Sociology Department's office suite (MCB C-205) and the office coverage hours will be determined, falling within the normal University operating hours of 8:30-5:00, M-F.

 

Please apply via Workday, being sure to attach your résumé, statement of interest, and your work availability/class schedule details. Email Mark Valentine with any questions: mark.valentine@simmons.edu.

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Entry IT Roles, Leap Technology Program, Fidelity Investments, Durham, NC

Leap is Fidelity's state of the art talent development program designed to equip recent IT graduates to become best-in-class technologists. Leap takes place in North Carolina's innovative learning center. Upon successful completion of the program, participants will be placed within our diverse technology organization for full-time employment. Opportunities exist in multiple roles and locations throughout the US.

What You Bring To the Role

Requirements-

  • Recent completion or current pursuit of Bachelor's Degree
  • Hands-on technical project experience
  • Ability to collaborate with others in a team-oriented, dynamic environment
  • Passionate about learning new technologies

 

Nice to Have-

  • Prior technology-related internship

Track Focus Areas

Program Structure

Participants go through a dynamic 17 weeks* of training.  

You will experience:

  • Week 1:  Building a foundation around understanding Fidelity, its culture, and values.  An introduction to the financial services industry and the technologies that support it.
  • Weeks 2-3:  Common training across all four technology tracks.  Includes networking and enrichment activities interspersed with other entry level technologists.
  • Weeks 4-16:  Integrated classroom and team-based live project work organized into agile sprints.  Regular mentoring and feedback is provided throughout the program.
  • Week 17:  Creative project showcases and full-time placement transition preparedness.

Non- NC participants are housed together in Raleigh, North Carolina outside of working hours.

*The Systems Engineering track is 12 weeks as it does not include a project.

For information about working at Fidelity and benefits like employer match for retirement, tuition reimbursement, and how Fidelity can help repay your existing student loans, visit FidelityCareers.com. Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer.

For more information, click here.

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GE Healthcare Cardiovascular Ultrasound Hackathon, Boston Marriott, Cambridge, MA

GE Healthcare Cardiovascular Ultrasound HACKATHON

Attention developers, researchers, students and tech startups: Join us for a great opportunity to kick-start your app in GE Healthcare's cardiovascular ultrasound imaging technology.

November 4-5
Boston Marriott Cambridge
50 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02142

Bring Innovative Apps to Life for Our Global User Community in Echocardiography
Discover the possibilities of the advanced platform at the heart of GE's Vivid™ ultrasound systems. At the Hackathon, you'll work directly with members of the R&D team behind the industry-leading Vivid E95 system.

We'll provide all the tools, support and insights you need to create and fully integrate new apps that elevate the experience for our users - including getting you familiar with the software development kit and the test environment, and providing hands-on demos of example applications. Even if you're not an image-processing guru, your ideas still have great potential to support the fight against cardiovascular disease as part of the Vivid family. It's not just about faster, more detailed imaging. Apps that enhance analytics, visualization and quantification can also benefit users of our systems, as they help care for patients worldwide every day.

Learn more.

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Intern, Lippincott Library, University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Philadelphia, PA

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA

LIPPINCOTT LIBRARY INTERNSHIP

 

http://www.library.upenn.edu/hr/internship/lippincottlibraryintern.html

 

Availability: One-year long position available immediately.

 

Hours: Up to 20 hours per week. Flexible weekday hours, but Saturday hours (either 10-6 or 1-9) are required.

 

Salary: $15.00/hour

 

Overview: The University of Pennsylvania's Lippincott Library seeks a creative, energetic intern to join our research and information services team. Lippincott Library is the business library which operates as an integral part of the Penn Libraries system and provides business research services and information resources for the Wharton School. Previous interns have gone on the work at Drexel, Jefferson and Villanova, as well as public and special libraries. Interns have also been able to apply their experience at Lippincott to course credit for field experiences or practicums.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing reference and research services to students, staff and faculty
  • Assist a team of professional librarians with projects relating to:
  • Research impact assessments
  • New technologies and resources
  • Workshops and presentations
  • Online tutorials and courseware
  • Research guides
  • Program and service evaluation
  • Marketing library services and resources

 

Qualifications:

  • Current graduate student in an ALA-accredited graduate degree program in library or information science.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Service orientation.
  • Interest in business information.
  • Ability to work with accuracy and attention to detail.

 

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to the attention of:

Marcella Barnhart
bmarcell@wharton.upenn.edu

Please write "Lippincott Library Internship" in the subject line.

 

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

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ALA Student Staffer, American Library Association Conference, Washington, DC

What Is It?

Each year every ALA student chapter is encouraged to nominate one and only one student to participate in the Student-to-Staff Program (S2S), established in 1973, and coordinated by the Chapter Relations Office with support from Conference Services.

The Student-to-Staff Program (S2S) provides a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for 40 students engaged in ALA Student Chapters both the opportunity to work behind-the-scenes with ALA staff at each ALA Annual Conference and to attend meetings, programs, and other Annual Conference events in their spare time.

Calls for nomination are sent to the Student Chapter business e-list. Faculty advisors are asked not to send nominations before receiving the call for nomination or through regular e-mail. Instead, faculty advisors will be asked to complete a nomination survey. The link to that survey will be included in the November invitation.

Here is more information from the ALA: http://www.ala.org/groups/affiliates/chapters/student/resources/studenttostaffprogram.

 

To qualify for the ALA student-to-staff program:

  • Each student must be a student chapter member;
  • Each student must be a current ALA member and remain an ALA member through the ALA Annual Conference that he or she is nominated to participate in;
  • Each student accepted cannot have previously participated in the program;
  • Yes, students are eligible if they graduate in May immediately before the conference.

The deadline for all email submissions will be Friday, October 12 before 5:00pm Eastern.

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Education & Interpretation Intern, Plimoth Plantation, Plymouth, MA

Native American Studies Interns gain broad hands-on experience with research, education, and interpretive best practices by participating in diverse projects across the Museum. Native American Studies Interns report to the Director of Wampanoag and Algonkin Performance, Research and Interpretive Training.

For complete description and application instructions, visit www.plimoth.org/internships.

Deadline to apply is November 1, 2018.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
SALARY RANGE: $3800 stipend

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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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Intern, Canterbury Shaker Village, Canterbury, NH

Canterbury Shaker Village is offering several full-time, 10-week, internship opportunities with $1000 stipend and onsite housing for winter/spring 2018 (flexible start and end dates). Interns will gain work experience in a variety of museum operations including archival work, collections care, and exhibit design. Interns will also have the opportunity to develop their own research-based project that may be incorporated into future Village programming.

Ideal candidates will be energetic, self-disciplined, comfortable interacting with diverse staff and visitors of all ages, and have good research skills and familiarity with curatorial practices. Recent graduates as well as currently enrolled students in a relevant BA or MA program are welcome to apply. Applicants should be willing to work some weekends.

To apply, send a letter of interest, resume, and 2 letters of recommendation to Becky Soules, Daily Visitor & Youth Programs Manager at rsoules@shakers.org or 288 Shaker Road, Canterbury, NH 03224.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received; preferred deadline of December 15, 2018.

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Digital Archives Intern, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, MA

The New England Historic Genealogical Society seeks a detail-oriented and self-motivated individual to join R. Stanton Avery Special Collections in the position of Digital Archives Intern.

 

Reporting to the Curator of Digital Collections, the Digital Archives Intern will support ongoing projects to digitize, describe, and provide access to unique manuscripts from NEHGS Special Collections, such as diaries, letters, genealogies, family Bible records, and church records.

 

Hours and Stipend

This is a six-month, part-time internship. The intern will receive a monthly stipend of $700 (part-time, 2 days/week), paid on the 15th of the month. Start date is negotiable, with a preference for early November 2018.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare digital images and associated metadata for ingest into CONTENTdm-based repository
  • Digitize text- and image-based collections using best professional practices
  • Create, enhance, and migrate existing metadata from the library catalog, finding aids, and other systems into the digital repository
  • Perform quality control and quality assurance of existing images and metadata
  • Assist with developing and documenting new procedures

 

Required Qualifications

  • Enrollment in or recent graduation from an MLS program
  • Specialization or coursework in archives management, cultural heritage, or digital curation.
  • Familiarity with metadata standards relevant to digital collection management and access
  • Familiarity with scanning or digital photography
  • Familiarity with Photoshop or other image editing software
  • Proficiency with common Office applications (especially Excel and Word)
  • Aptitude for complex, analytical work with attention to detail.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Completion of 1 or more of the following classes: LIS 415 (Information Organization), LIS 438 (Introduction to Archival Methods and Services), LIS 462 (Digital Libraries), LIS 448 (Digital Stewardship), or equivalent coursework
  • Previous experience with Photoshop or other image editing software
  • Previous experience with CONTENTdm or other digital repository systems
  • Experience with or interest in genealogy

 

About the New England Historic Genealogical Society

The New England Historic Genealogical Society has been collecting information about families in America for over 165 years. Our 25,000 members access information through our library and website.

 

The NEHGS library, located at 99 Newbury Street in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood, is one of the nation's leading research centers for genealogists of every skill level.

 

Application Instructions

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Sally Benny at sbenny@nehgs.org. Preference will be given to applications received by October 15, 2018. 

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Interns, Lesbian Herstory Archives, New York City, NY

The Lesbian Herstory Archives (located in Park Slope, Brooklyn, NYC) is looking for graduate and undergraduate students with a demonstrated interest in Lesbian Studies, History and Activism. We have a number of exciting archival, library, data migration projects for the upcoming academic year well as planning museum exhibits, LHA At Home events and fundraising efforts

Please read the Requirements & Application Instructions very carefully.

 

What We're Offering

  • Interns will have the opportunity for practical application of archives and library skills.

  • Course credit and letters of recommendation will be provided upon request.

  • Interns will also receive the opportunity for workshops and classes outside of LHA

  • Interns will be supervised by professional librarians and other archives staff

 

Requirements

  • Interns must be available for a minimum of 10 hours per week.

  • Interns must have experience or skills related to data management, cataloging, archival processing, art handling , graphic design 

  • Intern must have basic administrative skills and ability to adapt quickly to new technology 

  • Intern must be skilled in the use of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and other spreadsheet, document management apps 

Interns will be working with professionals and other volunteers in the areas of cataloging, data migration, records management, processing special collections and ephemera, event planning, reference, research assistance and digitization.

 

COLLECTION AREAS

  • Banners
  • Biographical Files  
  • Buttons
  • Graphics & Art
  • Organization & Geographic Files
  • Periodicals (Journals, Magazines, Zines)
  • Programming & Development
  • Special Collections
  • Video
  • Audio
  • Online Catalog
  • Photography
  • Subject Files

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please read the instructions below very carefully.

Candidates must submit a Cover Letter (indicating skills, experience, relevant interests/activities and availability) and Resume to lha_interns@earthlink.net

You must include The Collection Area in which you wish to work in the subject line. Only documents  attached as a PDF will be accepted. LHA cannot provide housing for interns. No phone calls.

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YES for CURE, Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center, Boston, MA

The Young Empowered Scientists for Continued Research Engagement (YES for CURE) Program at Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center will begin accepting applications for its second cohort of talented high school and undergraduate students this month! 

 

Last year, DF/HCC expanded its established and highly regarded Continuing Umbrella of Research Experiences (CURE) program. The inaugural year of YES for CURE has been a tremendous success. YES for CURE is a two and a half year training initiative for highly motivated high school and undergraduate students interested in pursuing a career in scientific research. Through engagement in mentored summer research projects, participation in an advanced scientific curriculum during the academic year, and year-round professional skills training, students acquire scientific knowledge and technical skills, and increase their understanding of how to conduct biomedical research. Our program provides research experiences in cancer labs to underrepresented high school and college college students.

 

PLEASE NOTE: Because the YES for CURE Program kicks off on February 19thonline applications will be due November 26th. The aim of starting early is to provide a strong orientation and introduction during the academic year so that students can hit the ground running when summer arrives.  Academic year participation is part-time, with program activities limited to after-school sessions and several Saturdays.

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Children's Programming Volunteers, Brookline Public Library, Brookline, MA

Brookline Public Library Looking for Event Volunteers

WHAT: The Brookline Public Library is looking for volunteers to help with our seventh annual Family Fall Fest

 

WHEN: Tuesday, October 23th from 2-5pm.

DUTIES: Volunteer for two, or three hours to help set up tables, manage the crowd around our face painter, pass out delicious cider, supervise pumpkin painting and gourd bowling, and clean up.

 

CONTACT: Please contact Caroline Richardson, Children's Librarian, by email at crichardson@minlib.net.

 

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Assistant, Faculty Senate, Simmons University, Boston, MA

Position: Assistant to the Faculty Senate
 
The Faculty Senate is looking for a student interested in working 5 hours a week, $15 an hour, to take meeting minute notes at Senate meetings on Wednesday 2-3:30 pm. Student must be methodical and be able to maintain confidentiality.
If you're interested, please contact Prof. Diane Grossman.

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Intern, Adult Programming & Outreach, Framingham Public Library, Framingham, MA

Position: Adult Programming and Outreach Intern

Department: Library, Community and Outreach Services 

Stipend: $300

Hours: 8-10 hours per week

The Framingham Public Library, a recognized leader in collaborative programming with a 53,000 sq. ft. Downtown Main Library and a new 17,000 sq. ft. branch library, located 20 miles west of Boston seeks a dynamic and energetic Adult Programming and Outreach Intern with the creativity, flexibility and enthusiasm for service to help the Library fulfill its mission as a premier community resource for free inquiry, creative enrichment, and lifelong learning.


Organizational Scope:

Works under the direction of the Supervisor of Community and Outreach Services.

Assists Supervisor of Community and Outreach Services and programming staff in planning, facilitating, and executing programs at both the Main Library and the Christa McAuliffe Branch Library.

Also assists in publicizing programs by submitting copy to local news sources and/or composing posts for Social Media.

May work on special projects as assigned.

 

Major Responsibilities: 

Responsible for 2-4 evening/weekend programs per month. 

This internship is an excellent opportunity to learn the ins and outs of planning, running, and marketing a busy programming schedule at a vibrant public library. Successful candidates will be interested in planning diverse and responsive programming, marketing, and community outreach. 

 

Duties include:

  • Assisting in outreach and publicity for programming including composing and submitting information to news sources and posts for social media.
  • Attending Adult Programming and Marketing Committee Meetings with the Supervisor of Community Outreach.
  • Assisting in developing and facilitating volunteer program.
  • Hosting programs including set up of refreshments and coffee. Greeting speakers/performers and guests, introducing performers/speakers, preparing programs and distributing them.
  • Assisting speaker/performer with A/V and technology needs (projector/computer set up, DVD players, microphones, etc)
  • Troubleshooting technology - knowledge of PC and Mac systems helpful
  • Arranging chairs and tables if necessary
  • Tidying up following program

 

Qualifications:

  • Enrolled in an accredited library science program
  • Comfort with public speaking
  • Excellent customer services skills
  • Strong technology skills
  • Familiarity with A/V equipment preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Knowledge of Social Media
  • Interest in Community Outreach and Programming
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently

 

Note: Programs may be at the Main Library, Branch Library or in other locations around the City.

To apply email cover letter and resume to Lena Kilburn, Assistant Director at lkilburn@minlibl.net

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Student Production & Closed-Captioning Specialist, Simmons University (Online), Boston, MA

TITLE: ​Student Production & Closed-Captioning Specialist

SUPERVISOR: ​J. Clark Gardner

DEPARTMENT: ​Simmons Online

EXT: ​x2603

NOTE: ​This position is for current Simmons College students only - preferred graduation date of Spring 2019 or later

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: There are three components to this position:

  1. Manage closed captioning requests on behalf of Simmons faculty
  2. Caption video content
  3. Assist with some course design activities including Moodle and video production

JOB TASKS:

  • Manage closed captioning requests on behalf of Simmons faculty:
  • Process closed-captioning requests from Simmons Faculty, staff, and partners
  • Maintain closed-captioning queue spreadsheet
  • Prioritize closed-captioning requests based on timeline and video content
  • Communicate closed-captioning progress with Simmons Online staff

Closed-caption video content:

  • Use web-based tools to type closed-captioning for video content including lecture videos, interviews, and other instructional materials

Simmons Moodle and Video Production:

  • Camtasia editing as needed (no prior experience necessary)
  • Moodle course production
  • Other production duties on a case by case basis (e.g., creation of tutorials, etc.)
  • Testing (click-thru) of all online courses
  • Research and data gathering on an as needed basis
  • Assist with setup and breakdown of video equipment

QUALIFICATIONS: The qualified candidate will possess overall advanced computer skills, troubleshooting skills, exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills, and a general understanding of the technology environment at Simmons (especially Google Drive). Must be able to type around 55 words per minute. The right person will be detail-oriented and have the ability to work with minimal supervision in collaborative environment.

HOURS: 10-15 hours/week

  • Hours are flexible but must fall within regular work days (9am-5pm)

PAY RATE: $20 per hour

CONTACT:​ A​pply through Workday or send resume and cover letter to gardnej@simmons.edu

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Events and Communications Assistant, College of Social Sciences, Policy, and Practice, Simmons University, Boston, MA

We are seeking one Graduate Assistant to start immediately.

The Graduate Assistant for CSSPP Events and Communications will provide up to 20 hours per week of administrative support across the college for CSSPP. The ideal candidate is engaged and pro-active and will assist with all events and communications. This position will be tasked with developing college-wide standards for events and communications.

This appointment is for the fall 2018 semester only.

Responsibilities can include but not limited to:

  • event planning;
  • developing newsletters and email campaigns;
  • monitoring registration for events;
  • content updates to the website;
  • marketing and liaising with other offices to promote events;
  • helping with logistics and publicity for department events;
  • coordinating production of office publications: course offering brochures, events flyers, and student guides;
  • updating department social media or websites;
  • assisting with other special projects and duties as requested and according to talents.

Qualifications and considerations include:

  • must be enrolled in a graduate program (at least two courses) at Simmons;
  • must be organized, responsible, independent and friendly;
  • proficient with Adobe Creative Cloud, Microsoft Office, Google Apps;
  • ideal candidate will also be familiar with other Adobe Creative Cloud apps (InDesign, Photoshop) and possess interest/ability to learn new programs as needed;
  • ideal candidate will have flexibility in their schedule and potential to support the late afternoon/evening event.

This position will work up to 20 hours per week.

Please apply via Workday, being sure to attach your résumé, statement of interest, and your work availability/class schedule details. Email Patrick Cunniffe with any questions: patrick.cunniffe@simmons.edu.

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Graduate Assistant, Office of Organizational, Culture, Inclusion and Equity, Simmons University, Boston, MA

Title: Graduate Assistant (part time, 8 months)

Hours Per Week: 10-15 hours (occasionally additional hours may be required)

Reports To: National Urban Fellow & Senior Vice President of OCIE

Start/End Date: September 24, 2018--May 31, 2019

Compensation: $20/hour

Simmons University is committed to building a community that is equitable and inclusive of all its students, staff, and faculty members. The Office of Organizational Culture, Inclusion and Equity (OCIE) is dedicated to upholding Simmons' mission of providing a transformative and supportive learning environment.

At OCIE, we seek to effect the fundamental cultural and institutional changes necessary to establish and maintain a fully inclusive campus, and to promote ongoing, meaningful, and engaged diversity. In doing this work, we center a broad range of social identities and perspectives including, but not limited to, race, socio-economic status, gender identity and expression, ethnicity, religious/spiritual affiliations, physical abilities, sexual orientation, citizenship status, and national origin.

We are seeking a graduate student to work with our office as an administrative and research assistant. The administrative responsibilities of this role will be reduced after 1-2 months. As OCIE is a new unit at Simmons University, the graduate assistant will also have the opportunity to contribute to the design and execution of our programming.

This graduate assistant will serve several roles within the program:

Research Responsibilities

  • Conduct research and provide support for the completion of research projects within the Office of Organizational Culture, Inclusion & Equity;
  • Assist staff members with literature review, data entry, and data compilation as required;
  • Assist staff with the preparation of presentations at conferences as needed;
  • Assist with research and conference proposal development.

Administrative Operations & Projects

  • Organize and maintain the workings of the Office of Organizational Culture, Inclusion & Equity, including but not limited to processing of invoices, expense reports and credit card statements; ordering supplies, record and database maintenance requests and basic bookkeeping;
  • Work on discrete projects, providing project coordination, documentation, and support and other duties as assigned;
  • Coordinate the Senior Vice President's Office events and related programs.

Calendar Coordination & Meeting Planning and Coordination

  • Develop, plan and execute OCIE activities and events including working collaboratively with partners across Simmons College
  • Coordinate both programmatic and individual calendars for the Executive Vice President of OCIE, using judgment to prioritize and commit leadership time for meetings, appointments and travel based on an in-depth understanding of the Office's priorities and needs;
  • Schedule meetings and arrange conference calls for the Office as well as College wide faculty, staff, student meetings;
  • Coordinate meeting logistics including location reservations, catering and equipment;
  • Prepare meeting materials and presentations;
  • Draft and distribute meeting agendas;
  • Attend meetings and manage meeting minutes as requested by the Executive Vice President.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Minimum two years of research experience
  • Minimum three to five years of professional experience working with culturally diverse populations, such as people of color and the LGBTQ community.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including editing and proofreading;
  • Exceptional planning and organizational skills;
  • Ability to take initiative and ownership of projects;
  • Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive issues and maintain confidentiality;
  • Proven ability to perform duties with a high level of professionalism, flexibility; discretion, judgment, diplomacy and tact;
  • Ability to multi-task, adapt to changing priorities, and meet deadlines;
  • Prior experience in higher education administration a plus.

To apply, click here.

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Interns, Lesbian Herstory Archives, New York City, NY

Lesbian Herstory Archives Internships

The Lesbian Herstory Archives  (located in Park Slope, Brooklyn, NYC) is looking for graduate and undergraduate students with a demonstrated interest in Lesbian Studies, History and Activism.  We have a number of exciting archival, library, data migration projects for the upcoming academic year as well as planning museum exhibits, LHA At Home events and fundraising efforts.

We believe that internships should be mutually beneficial. The Archives' structure/process combines individual autonomy with group goals and consensus decision-making. We seek to match interns with their interest areas, based on a wide variety of options. However, volunteers (including coordinators) staff the Archives, answer and return phone calls, and do the general work of keeping the Archives functioning on a day-to-day basis, and we expect interns to do the same.

Other ongoing work includes: identifying and assigning items to proper subject files and special collections, reorganizing collections for proper preservation, creating signage or updating collection information and labels, answering research questions received by mail and phone, cataloguing video and audio tapes, book collection maintenance and development, three-dimensional object collection processing and maintenance, research in preparation for exhibits, giving tours of the collections to international and domestic visitors, gardening, carpentry, building maintenance etc. In addition to the above, interns sometimes initiate their own projects. Examples of intern-generated projects have included: organization of the graphics flat files, creation of a guide to the special collections, the creation of an exhibit of butch-femme identity exhibit (shown at LHA and in Greenwich Village storefront windows) and cataloguing and indexing of the Lesbian History edition of Frontiers.

Time Commitment 
Although there is no limit to how long a woman may intern, we ask for a commitment of at least l0 hours per week for no less than eight weeks (or more hours per week for a shorter period of time). In addition, interns are expected to attend coordinator meetings (two hours every third week).

Days and hours of interning are arranged in accordance with the needs of both the intern and LHA. The Archives strives to keep its doors open a maximum number of hours/days a week; interns can arrange schedules for both days and evenings, during the week and on weekends. 

Skills 
Interns should have a personal interest in and commitment to the Archives' mission. Ease in working with a diverse public is an asset. No specific coursework or academic background is required. An interest in Lesbian Studies, Women's Studies, and/or Lesbian/Gay issues is a strength, as is exposure to women's communities and experience in working in a group environment with consensus.

Supervision/Advising 
Archives coordinators include professors, librarians, teachers, writers, community cultural workers, social workers, filmmakers, graduate students, artists, craftswomen, journalists, and translators. An appropriate match between a coordinator and an intern will be established to provide both orientation and ongoing supervision. Interns have direct contact with Archives coordinators and volunteers. Beyond this, interns are expected to be comfortable with working autonomously. Evaluation forms and collaboration with an intern advisor from an academic institution may be arranged.

How To Apply 
An interested intern is advised to send a cover letter describing her familiarity with the Archives, her background, areas of interest and proposed internship period. A phone interview, correspondence or a visit to the Archives is conducted in order to determine whether an internship is of mutual interest. Please note: As The Archives is an all-volunteer run organization- it can neither pay interns nor house them. When possible, LHA volunteers may assist in finding appropriate short-term housing options for interns.

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Records Management Facilitator Intern, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Marine Monuments of the Pacific Office, Honolulu, HI

Posting title: Records Management Facilitator (Honolulu)

Records Management Facilitator Internship

This application is for the Honolulu intern position.

The deadline for applications is close of business October 14th, 2018.

 

SUMMARY:

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Marine Monuments of the Pacific Office, located in Honolulu, Hawaii is looking for two Records Management Facilitators to assist in organizing our holdings.  Our offices have extensive historical files spanning decades, which document the management, political history, and scientific research surrounding 22 national wildlife refuges and 4 marine national monuments throughout the Pacific. The collections consist of analog and digital records, maps, photographs, and other mixed media. Two interns will be stationed at the Honolulu office and one will be offsite on Kauai.

 

We are looking for conscientious, resourceful, and motivated information professionals to become our in-house experts.  The records management facilitators will be responsible for following a records schedule, organizing and digitizing files, keeping a records inventory, and disposing of files accordingly. You will gain hands-on experience with electronic records, preservation, digitization, metadata, records management, and content management systems. You will also gain experience prioritizing tasks, collaborating with others, establishing guidelines, and training other staff in records management tasks.

 

Many responsibilities of the rotation will be distributed between the interns. The Honolulu interns will prioritize the big-picture potential of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service records room. For example, they will continue the goal of creating a sustainable filing system.  They will also work together to digitize and purge records, as well as maintain the online catalog of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service references. Other tasks include digitizing maps, downloading content from CDs and DVDs, and generally working to decrease the volume of mixed media accumulated in the records room.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • Enrolled or recently graduated from an ALA accredited MLIS program or related graduate program.
  • Ability to work independently and make well-researched decisions with limited supervision.
  • Superb organizational and planning skills.
  • Ability to recognize inefficiencies and recommend practical solutions.
  • Ability to balance theory and idealism with fiscal and logistical limitations in a non-traditional information setting.
  • Ability to use excel and Microsoft suite programs.
  • Experience with archival content management platforms.
  • Adhere to established guidelines and policies both professional and organizational.
  • Work experience in archival science or records management.

 

Preferred:

  • Experience with scanning equipment and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Experience with records retention and disposition schedules.
  • An interest in environmental issues, biology, or conservation.
  • Experience cataloging or working with metadata.

 

SCHEDULE:

A 6-month, full-time (40 hrs./week) schedule is preferred. The start date for this position would be between December 27th-January 5th, 2018.

 

COMPENSATION:

The internship is unpaid; please see below information for travel coverage. Depending on your school's program requirements, you may be able to receive credit for this internship. 

 

TRAVEL AND LODGING:

The Service will provide roundtrip airfare to and from Honolulu, including reimbursement for luggage, if necessary. We also provide compensation for public transportation to and from work via reimbursement for a monthly bus pass.

 

Housing is provided at a communal agency bunkhouse, if needed. The bunkhouses can accommodate up to seven people in Honolulu and up to thirteen on Kauai. Please consider your ability to handle a constantly changing environment. The Honolulu bunkhouse is located in walking distance from Waikiki and is a 30 minute bus ride from work.

 

SURROUNDINGS:

Our office is located in downtown Honolulu and the agency bunkhouse is located about half an hour away by bus, near the Waikiki neighborhood. Bunkhouse residents enjoy the convenience of nearby grocery stores, drugstores, coffee shops, and library. There are many great restaurants and plenty of outdoor activities to participate in throughout Oahu.  Weekends, holidays, and off hours can be spent exploring Hawaii. Opportunities abound to kayak, surf, fish, stand-up paddleboard, swim, snorkel and enjoy the many beaches, parks, hiking trails, historical landmarks, and gardens.

 

BACKGROUND:

The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. The National Wildlife Refuge System, managed by the Service, is the world's premier system of public lands and waters set aside to conserve America's fish, wildlife, and plants. The Records Management Facilitators will make a difference for some of the world's most remarkable and unique natural resources as our office continues to accomplish great things in the Pacific. 

 

APPLICATION PROCESS:

To apply, send an attached resume, brief cover letter and two to three references to Maggie Tucker at margaret_tucker@fws.gov.  

Please have the subject of the email state "RMF Honolulu Application"

The deadline for applications is close of business October 14th, 2018.

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Intern, Library and Archive Management, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA

Application for Griffin Museum Internship Program

Library and Archive Management at the Griffin Museum of Photography

The Griffin Museum Internship Program is a rewarding experience for those who are interested in expanding their knowledge of both the daily operations involved in running a small library at a highly regarded museum and learning about the art of photography.

 

Aside from the museum gift shop where we display books for purchase, the museum has hundreds of other books that have been collected and donated to us over the years. Our long-term goal is to create a small library space for visitors, students and educators to take advantage of. Innovative thinkers and organizers would be encouraged to apply for an opportunity to propose and execute a plan for our library. The Library and Archive Management Intern would need to keep the audience of the museum in mind when creating a system for our library. How can it be accessible to our public? How can we get students and educators to use our space as a place to learn? In addition, the museum stores the archive of the renowned New England photographer Arthur Griffin. Part of this internship would include archiving Arthur Griffin's photographs and other documents.

 

Interns will be asked to work a minimum of one full day per week. We will work with your academic institution to meet internship requirements for course credits.

 

Please email for more information on deadlines and requirements.

 

If you are willing to make the necessary commitment to this program, please complete the following form and return it to Iaritza Menjivar, Associate Director at iaritza@griffinmuseum.org or mail to our address below.

 

With your application please attach your resume and a recommendation letter written by a work or school professional and a 500 word personal statement.

 

QUESTIONAIRE:

Why are you interested in an internship at the Griffin Museum? 

What has been your previous experience with library studies and/or archiving?

Have you previously worked with an arts institution?

What is your availability?

Name _____________________________________________ Date _______

 

Email ______________________________________________________________

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Chemistry Library Intern, University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Philadelphia, PA

Supervisor: Judith Currano

Department: Chemistry Library
Email: currano@pobox.upenn.edu
Phone: 215-746-5886

Availability: One-year long position available immediately

Hours: Up to 20 hours per week, mainly within 9AM-5PM Monday-Friday time period, but with the possibility of some evening and/or weekend hours

Salary: $15/hour

Broad Functions:

This internship offers a service-oriented, self-motivated individual a complete experience in a small science library setting, providing library services to physical scientists and engineers. Based at the Penn Chemistry Library, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to experience most aspects of the job of a departmental librarian at a large research institution, while working on research and operational projects in chemical information and other areas of science and engineering librarianship. A degree in chemistry or a closely-related science discipline is preferred but not required, as this could be an ideal opportunity for a non-scientist to gain knowledge and experience in science and engineering librarianship.

Specific Duties:

Duties will fall into three basic categories, with other duties and projects as assigned.

Patron Services and Instruction, including

  • Developing, updating, and maintaining remote education materials including Web guides and tutorials
  • Assisting at the Van Pelt information desk during intersessions and peak semester periods
  • Working a minimum of one to two hours per week providing chat reference services
  • Preparing supporting materials for course-integrated instruction sessions

Collection Development Responsibilities, including

  • Assisting with a project to evaluate the Chemistry Library's on-site print journal collection
  • Assisting with the annual budget process
  • Analyzing usage statistics for electronic resources

Professional Development Activities, including

  • Attending workshops and training sessions that will develop job and professional skills
  • Attending other applicable Penn library meetings, as assigned by supervisor

 

Qualifications:

All applicants must be enrolled in a master's degree program in library/information science. A degree in chemistry or a related discipline is preferred but not required. In addition, the successful candidate must have the ability to manage and prioritize their workload and must be able to work both independently and cooperatively in a team environment. 

 

Other requirements include:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Adobe Acrobat, HTML, and Web site generation and design
  • Experience searching online databases
  • Flexibility, accuracy, and attention to detail in work

 

Preference will be given to applicants with the following skills:

  • Experience designing instructional handouts and guides to the literature
  • Experience searching science and engineering databases
  • Ability to create databases using Microsoft Access
  • Ability to write macros and use pivot tables in Microsoft Excel

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Intern, Robbins Library, Arlington, MA

Librarian Intern, Robbins Library, Arlington MA

The Robbins Library is seeking an organized, service-focused, and tech-savvy individual for the position of Librarian Intern.

Duties/descriptions:

Provides information services to the public in a very busy library. Assists patrons in the use of the library. Troubleshoots copiers, printers, microfilm machine and computers. Assists patrons with the use of technology and information resources. Oversees all Interlibrary Loans. Performs various clerical functions and other duties as assigned for the Adult Services Department. This position reports to the Head of Adult Services. This position requires daytime hours and some Saturdays.

Qualifications:

A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university - AND - current enrollment in a Master's of Library Science program accredited by the American Library Association are required. Requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Organization and attention to detail a must. Excellent task management skills and comfort with technology is essential for this position. Knowledge of the Innovative Interfaces Sierra ILS helpful. The ideal candidate will work well both independently and with others.

Salary/Hours:

This is an 18.5 hour a week non-union position at $17.52 per hour.

Closing Date: 

Monday, September 24, 2018

Please apply online at https://www.arlingtonma.gov/departments/human-resources/employment-opportunities

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Intern, Open Access Publishing Program, American Theological Library Association, Chicago, IL

The American Theological Library Association (ATLA) seeks an Open Access Publishing Program Intern to assist with the ATLA Press, ATLA's open access publishing program. ATLA Press is comprised of three components:

  1. open access scholarly books,
  2. association edited open access journals, and
  3. an open access journal hosting service.

The mission of the ATLA Press is to publish or support the publication of quality scholarly works reflecting the intersection of librarianship and the study and teaching of theology and religion. 

This internship will provide an opportunity to a graduate student pursuing a degree in library and information science the opportunity to learn more about scholarly publishing workflows, open access advocacy, and open source publishing platforms and supporting technologies.

Reporting to the Member Programs and Scholarly Communication Manager, the Open Access Publishing Program Intern will engage in the following projects and services:

  • Utilizing HTML and CSS, provide dynamic, functional and creative design to ATLA Press's Open Journal Systems (OJS) and Open Monograph Systems (OMP) sites where ATLA Press publishes and hosts its open journals, including Theological Librarianship and Theology Cataloging Bulletin, and open books.
  • Assist with the setup and import of journals and their content into the ATLA Press OJS sites from other OJS installations
  • Assist with the assignment of Digital Object Identifiers (DOI) to ATLA Press publications and registration of assigned DOIs with CrossRef
  • Upload archival content for ATLA member edited publications into OJS
  • Collaborate with the Member Programs and Scholarly Communication Manager and the ATLA Press Coordinating Council to develop resources and professional development programming on scholarly publishing and writing
  • In consultation with Member Programs and Scholarly Communication Manager and editors in chief of ATLA Press publications, prepare documentation and resources for use by editorial board members, authors, and readers on usage of the publishing platforms.
  • Support marketing efforts by ATLA Press to solicit article and book proposals as well as market new content to readers
  • Meet weekly with the Member Programs and Scholarly Communication Manager
  • Participate in ATLA Press editorial board virtual and in person meetings as needed and as detailed below
  • Other projects as assigned by the Member Programs and Scholarly Communication Manager

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong ability and desire to learn new technologies
  • Detail-oriented work style
  • Ability to multitask, adapt to changing workflows and tools, and engage in creative problem solving.
  • Service orientation toward helping others use technology to accomplish their work.
  • Strong written communication skills and an ability to explain technical information to a nontechnical audience.
  • Proficiency in HTML and CSS
  • Experience utilizing Microsoft Office applications such as Outlook, Excel, and Word
  • Proficiency using Adobe Acrobat Pro for document creation, editing and conversion
  • Competency and confidence working in web based environments
  • Detail oriented work style
  • Proven ability to follow complex directions and complete projects in a timely manner

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Interest in theological and/or religious studies librarianship
  • Familiarity with or experience in the scholarly publication process, particularly within libraries or other scholarly entities
  • Experience using the Public Knowledge Project open source publishing platforms Open Journal Systems (OJS) and Open Monograph Publishing (OMP)
  • Interest in and/or awareness about open access and open licensing, including Creative Commons

WORK LOCATION, TRAVEL, AND COMPENSATION

This internship is a 9-month appointment commencing November 1, 2018 and ending July 30, 2018. The Open Access Publishing Program Intern will work remotely; therefore, a stable and consistent internet connection is required for this position.

A small monthly stipend will be paid to the Intern for the duration of the internship. In addition, the Intern will participate in the meetings of the publishing program editorial and advisory boards on January 14-16, 2019 at Vanderbilt University Divinity Library in Nashville, TN and the 2019 ATLA Annual Conference, June 12-15, 2019 in Vancouver, British Columbia. All travel expenses will be paid by ATLA. The Intern will also be expected to present a poster at the 2019 ATLA Annual Conference on a project or other learning outcomes of the internship.

HOW TO APPLY

Please send a letter of application detailing your qualifications and interests along with a current resume detailing any relevant experience or coursework to Christine Fruin (cfruin@atla.com). Review of applications will begin October 15, 2018. Applications received by this date will receive priority consideration. Interviews via videoconference will be scheduled the week of October 22, 2018.

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Graduate Assistants, Simmons University, Boston, MA

The Office of Residence Life has a NEW open position for the 2018-2019 academic year specifically for Simmons University graduate students and Dix Scholars. This is the second opening for the 2018-2019 academic year. If you have already applied for the position you do not need to reapply, your application will be reviewed again in this process.

This live-in Graduate Assistant (GA) position will be the primary support for our full-time Residence Life Coordinator staff. GAs will help to oversee multiple buildings on the Simmons Residence Campus, housing about 350 students and 9 RAs. 

Graduate Assistants serve in the professional staff on-call rotation and serve on committees for the Office of Residence Life. GAs will work approximately 20 hours a week (not including duty), including 12 hours designated office hours per week. Compensation includes $15 an hour for office hours (up to $7,200 per year) plus a furnished apartment and an on campus meal plan during the academic year valued at $16,400. 

Simmons University graduates should wait at least 2 years after undergraduate graduation before applying for a GA position.

Minimum Qualifications: Ability to interact effectively with students from diverse backgrounds.  A commitment to a multicultural education and an understanding of the value of a women-centered college experience. Enrollment in a graduate program at Simmons College or enrollment as an undergraduate Dix Scholar. Course load and other outside commitments must be appropriate to the time demands of the position. GAs must also meet their academic obligations successfully, maintaining good standing in their graduate program. Students must be in good standing with the college. Graduate Assistants may not have more than 20 hours per week combined internship/ practicum and/or part-time employment on or off campus (outside of the Simmons GA position).

Preferred Qualifications: Prior Residence Life and/or Student Life experience.

For more information about the position, and to apply, please visit our online job description and application. The priority application deadline is Wednesday, September 19, 2018. Selected applicants will proceed to a phone screening and then an on campus interview. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

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Call for Participation: CHIIR Doctoral Consortium

PhD students working in the area of human computer interaction (HCI, information seeking behaviour (IB) and information retrieval (IR) are invited to submit their proposals for participation in a Doctoral Consortium, which will be held on Sunday, 10 March, 2019, in conjunction with the 4th ACM SIGIR Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval (CHIIR 2019) in Glasgow, UK (http://sigir.org/chiir2019/index.html).

The Doctoral Consortium has the following objectives:

  • To provide valuable feedback to  students' on research methods and plans
  • To provide helpful guidance on students' research directions and topics
  • To promote the development of a community of scholars that will help students in their future careers
  • To provide students with opportunities to meet and interact with experienced researchers in the areas of human computer interaction, information seeking behaviour and information retrieval.

PhD students of the accepted proposals are expected to present their research at the Doctoral Consortium. We welcome submissions representing a broad spectrum of research topics relevant to the CHIIR community. Participants will benefit from the advice of senior researchers in the field and from the interaction with peers being at a similar stage of their careers.

SUBMISSION

PhD students interested in engaging in detailed discussions on their research at the Doctoral Consortium are invited to submit a 4-page paper (maximum) describing their thesis work and, in particular, provides clear discussions on:

  • The research problem being addressed
  • The research methodology and techniques being applied
  • The solution being proposed and its validity
  • The relation of the work to the state of the art in HCI, IB and IR

The submitted paper should be discussed with students' respective PhD supervisors before submission. It should adhere to the submission guidelines for the CHIIR conference, available: http://sigir.org/chiir2019/submissions.html

REVIEW PROCESS

Submitted proposals will be reviewed by the Doctoral Consortium jury (see below). The review of the reported research in each proposal will take into account its originality, its potential for advancing the CHIIR related research, and whether the work is at a stage where the student can benefit from participating in the consortium. Rejected submissions will receive written feedback. Confidentiality of submissions will be maintained throughout the review process.

NOTIFICATION

Authors will be notified of the result of their submission by 30 November 2018. Accepted doctoral candidates will receive instructions on how to submit a camera-ready copy of their proposal, and will receive information on the preparation of the presentation and poster.

Acceptance to the Doctoral Consortium is an honour. In turn, accepted candidates are expected to fully commit themselves to the success of the consortium by being open to new ideas and suggestions and providing ideas and suggestions to other participants.

Accepted DC student participants will be encouraged to apply for ACM SIGIR Student Travel Grants to assist with their travel to CHIIR 2019. 

More information about the travel awards is available: http://sigir.org/general-information/travel-grants/

KEY DATES

  • DC paper submission: 21 October, 2018
  • Notification of acceptance: 30 November, 2018
  • Camera-ready copy: TBD
  • Consortium: 10 March, 2019

 

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Ambassador Volunteers, NELA/RILA Conference, Warwick, RI

2018 NELA/RILA Conference - Ambassador Volunteers Needed

**Early Bird Pricing Ends Friday, Sept. 14th!**

There is no better way to get involved in NELA and learn the ropes than to volunteer!  There are many ways to volunteer - taking photos of the programs, helping at the registration desk, and even working with the speakers at specific programs.

Volunteer jobs available:

  • Program Helper - assist program speakers in setting up and help with questions
  • Registration Table Helper - check in conference attendees & help with questions
  • Exhibitor Hall Helper - check in exhibitor attendees & help with questions
  • Conference Photographer - take photos of the conference for a shift or two

 

Benefits:
  • Work with really great librarians from all over New England
  • Learn about the fun dynamics & inner workings of a library conference
  • Give back to an organization that you love 


Fill out this form and volunteer for an hour or two or a whole day, if you'd like.  I'll get back to you by October 1 with more information and an assignment.  

Haven't registered for conference yet? What are you waiting for?! You can visit our conference website for more conference details and information and register directly by clicking HERE.

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Interns, Credo Reference, Boston, MA

Would you like to see the scholarly literature completely open to everyone in the world?

My name is John Dove and for a dozen years I helped lead the company, Credo Reference, first as CEO, then later as president, and back in the 90s I served as president of Silverplatter. After retiring from Credo Reference in 2014 I took up the mantle of finding a way to accelerate the transition of scholarly publishing away from the subscription model to the Open Access model.

I now have a small consultancy based in Boston and will only take on clients who have as part of their mission the acceleration of the adoption of Open Access. I tell people that I want to see Open Access in my life time and since I'm 71, that means that I'm in a hurry!

You can be a big help in pulling off that objective. I need help from someone with the instincts and skills of a librarian.

  • Knowledgeable of the goals and principles of Open Access and with a hunger to learn more.
  • Having an appreciation for the work of an electronic resources librarian.  [Some of the projects you'll work on will be to detect the lack of discoverability of open content.]
  • You should already know about library discovery tools, linking technologies like link-resolvers, and some awareness of the specialty discovery and recommendation tools.
  • Your friends, family, and teachers all are impressed with your on-line searching skills and your ability to share those skills with others. 
  • Excellent written communication skills. [Drafting or perfecting communications to academics and others about issues related to how they choose to publish and the importance of archiving their works.]
  • Some experience with library reference would be a plus. Curious almost to a fault; well-organized, yet empathy for others who are not. 
  • It's best if you are knowledgeable about the workings of MicroSoft Office products.

This is a paid internship. Some of the work will be on-sight at Impact/Hub, a Co-working Space in downtown Boston. Some of the work will be on your own.  Comp: $15/hour for on-sight work; $12/hour for off-sight projects. 10-20 hours a week from November to June.

If interested in this opportunity send me a brief resume and include in your e-mail an answer to the question of why this particular internship appeals to you. Be sure to make the subject of your e-mail: "Library Internship in Boston focused on Open Access". I won't read any e-mail that doesn't have that in the subject line.

I plan to make a decision on bringing you on as an intern by November 1st, if not sooner.

 

John G. Dove

John.dove@alzora.org

 

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Volunteers, SLIS Admissions, Simmons University, Boston, MA

Admissions would love to have your help in recruiting future SLIS students as a SLIS Ambassador. There are several ways you can get involved, and you can specify how frequently (or infrequently) you would like us to contact you. Please take a look at the opportunities below. As a reward, there will be a raffle at the end of each semester for Simmons swag, and volunteers will be entered each time they participate in an information session, email with a prospect, or blog for a semester.
1. Blog
SLIS Admission is looking for new bloggers for our current student blog, Student Snippets: The SLIS Experience. The blog is intended to be a hub of information for prospective 
master's students in LIS and Children's Literature, regarding news and events, student life, Boston/Mt. Holyoke, updates- essentially anything involved with being a student at Simmons SLIS. Bloggers are asked to write and submit one blog per week or bi-weekly depending on scheduling
There are no assigned topics, we just ask you to be honest (within the guidelines of professionalism) and moderately relevant. 
If you are interested, please email slisadm@simmons.edu with the following:
  1. Sample blog (150-250 words)
  2. What program you are in (what interests/tracks/etc.)
  3. Which campus you regularly attend (or online)
  4. Your intended date of graduation
2. Information Sessions (Boston campus only)
We welcome you to volunteer for our information sessions in Boston. In an informal conversation, current students and alumni answer questions from prospective students and describe their experiences at SLIS. These events are primarily held on weeknight evenings from 6:00-7:15 PM, with two Saturday daytime events a year. You can volunteer to be part of a panel once, or multiple times.  
3. Email
Occasionally we receive requests from prospective students who would like to speak to a current student or recent graduate. This is a common request from people who cannot come to Boston, or South Hadley to check out the campuses in person, but still want a sense of our community. Typically, we would ask you to respond to their questions over email, unless you prefer to respond by phone. 
If you are interested in volunteering for one or more of these opportunities, please respond to slisadm@simmons.edu with the following information, and we will be in touch:
  • Name
  • State (or country) you are originally form
  • State (or country) in which you currently live
  • Preferred email
  • Preferred phone
  • SLIS graduation month/year (anticipated or actual)
  • Coursework you focused on while in the program (e.g. archives, children's literature, computer science, academic libraries, etc.)
  • Other interests in the field
We look forward to hearing from you!

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Call for Proposals: Bridging the Spectrum

 Bridging the Spectrum:

The 11th Annual Symposium on Scholarship and Practice 

Time: Friday, February 8, 2019.  9:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Place: Catholic University of America                                     

 

The Library and Information community is invited to participate in the 2019 Bridging the Spectrum Symposium, to be held at the Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, February 8, 2019. The Symposium offers a knowledge-sharing forum and meeting place for practitioners, students, and faculty in Library and Information Sciences and Services.

 

Presentations are selected to showcase innovative practices, projects, and research activities in a variety of library, archives, or information services settings. The Symposium encompasses many aspects of the work of information professionals and diverse viewpoints on issues important to society and the information professions. The goal of the Symposium is to foster connections across the spectrum of the information professions.

 

J. Mark Sweeney, Principal Deputy Librarian of Congress, will be the keynote speaker of the Symposium. In addition to presentations, we will have a poster competition and provide an award for the best poster. More information about the 2019 Symposium is available at https://lis.catholic.edu/news-events/symposium/2019/index.html     

 

 

Proposal Submission

The submission system is open at http://cuaslis.org/openconf/author/submit.php and the deadline for submission is September 18, 2018.   

 

Proposal topics may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Information services in the "fake news" era
  • New developments in information organization (linked data, semantic web, blockchain, etc.)
  • Preservation and management of digital and digitized resources
  • Management and analysis of data and information
  • Library networks and international collaboration
  • Technology trends and impact on information services
  • Marketing and advocacy for library and information services (social media, community engagement, etc.)
  • Management of information services in cultural institutions

 

 

Presentation Formats

Proposed contributions may take the form of one of these formats:

  • Briefing: A presentation on an innovative practice, initiative, or research activity. Each briefing may take 15-20 minutes. There will morning and afternoon briefing sessions. 
  • Panel: A panel of speakers discussing a theme or a topic, typically one hour in length.  
  • Poster: A poster presentation on a practice, project, research activity or work in progress. Posters will be viewable throughout the day, and there will be a dedicated poster session as well as a "lightning round" of poster descriptions. A best poster award will be presented at the Symposium.

 

 

Important Dates

  • Proposals Due: September 18, 2018
  • Notification of Acceptances: November 5, 2018
  • Final Program released, registration opens: December 11, 2018
  • Symposium: February 8, 2019

 

 

To submit your proposal, go to http://cuaslis.org/openconf/author/submit.php

 

Please feel free to contact the Symposium Committee at cua-slis-symposium@cua.edu if you have questions.

 

Symposium Committee:

Drs. Ingrid-Hsieh-Yee (chair), Sue Yeon Syn, and Jane Zhang

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Digital Imaging Assistant, Morton R. Godine Library, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA

Digital Imaging Assistant-- Temporary Part-time Position--Morton R. Godine Library
 
The Morton R. Godine Library at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design seeks a digital imaging assistant for the Visual Resources Library. Primary responsibilities include creating, editing and cataloging digital images with high quality results from copy images and original materials. 
 
Qualifications: A minimum of one year of experience with digital image photography and production, or educational equivalent. Experience with Photoshop and Google Suite. Applicants should be flexible, detail-oriented, and have excellent interpersonal skills. Preferred qualifications include: experience with ARTstor, JStor Forum, Omeka, and PowerPoint. 
 
Resume review will begin September 12, 2018. This is a temporary, part-time position. 18 hours/week through June 30, 2019.  Starting date ASAP. Open until filled.
 
Salary: $15/hour.
 
Please send cover letter and resume via email to: 
Caitlin Pereira  cpereira@massart.edu
MassArt is an AA/EOE. Members of under-represented groups and those committed to working in a diverse cultural environment are encouraged to apply. 

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Internships, Aperture Foundation, New York City, NY

Aperture Foundation is a multi-platform, non-profit photography organization that publishes photobooks and a quarterly magazine, teaches visual literacy to kids in NYC, and hosts exhibitions, workshops and lectures.

We are currently accepting internship applications for the spring term of our Work Scholar Program, which will begin in January 2019. We have recently adapted our program to be part-time, three days per week. We host interns across all of our departments, including the Library Department.

The Library and Digital Archive work scholar assists in organization and circulation activities for Aperture Foundation's in-house Library and also supports digital archives projects related to the development of file hierarchy systems and information structures.

View a short video about the program here.

The deadline for applications is October 15, 2018. To learn more about the other positions available and application requirements for each department, click here.

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Archival Intern, Research Associate, Defense Forensic Science Center, Forest Park, GA

​The Defense Forensic Science Center (DFSC) is seeking candidates for an archival intern.

We would like to have archival interns present throughout the school year and with no particular start or stop date. Because we are able to continuously accept students into the program, we do not have a hard deadline for applications. Students are able to work part time so that they can take advantage of the internship opportunities while still taking classes or devote full time to the work.

The salary range is $2000-3000 for full time (40 hr/week) interns, depending on the number of completed credit hours, GPA, and whether the applicant has previous research experience. This amount will be prorated for the students that do not work full time.

To Apply:

Email a copy of your resume/CV and unofficial transcript to the address below. After a pre-selection interview, you may be directed to apply online at the Army Educational Outreach Program (www.aeop.com) website. Proof of U.S. citizenship (i.e. copy of passport, birth certificate, or naturalization document) will be required at a later time. Thank you for your interest!

Email: gillem.DFSC.EOP@mail.mil

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Digital Asset Intern, National Fire Protection Association Research Library & Archives, Quincy, MA

Digital Asset Intern 

The National Fire Protection Association's mission is to help save lives and reduce loss with information, knowledge and passion. Dedicated to the elimination of death, injury, property and economic loss due to fire, electrical and related hazards, the Association delivers information and knowledge through more than 300 consensus codes and standards, research, training, education, outreach and advocacy; and by partnering with others who share an interest in furthering the NFPA mission.

 

The NFPA Research Library & Archives houses artifacts, images, and resources on NFPA code development and Association history, fire research, fire prevention and suppression, life and building safety. The collection of national and international resources include 25,000+ books and reports, educational and marketing media, original art, in addition to all published NFPA materials dating from the Association's founding in 1896.

 

The NPFA Research Library and Archives is seeking temporary help with digitizing the National Electric Code collection. The Digital Asset Intern will be instructed in the use of digital camera and microfilm reader to digitize archival bound volumes, microfilm, and loose-leaf papers.

 

The Digital Asset Intern will also be responsible for post-processing the scanned materials by reviewing and correcting the digitized image; uploading into the appropriate repository, and applying pertinent metadata.

 

The work environment is in the main NFPA Research Library, which is open to the public. 

The skills required are:

  • Experience or training in archival processes and methods
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Familiarity with office software and equipment

 

The position pays $15.00/hour for a total of 250 hours, which breaks down to about 20 hours/week for 13 weeks. The exact hours of this position can be negotiated.

 

If you are interested in applying for this internship, please submit your resume and cover letter to Katelyn Enman-Salotto at kenman-salotto@nfpa.org  

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Project Archivist Intern, Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, Lexington, MA

Internship Title: Project Archivist Internship - Melvin Maynard Johnson Records

Institution/Organization Name: Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library

Internship Location (City, State, Province, Country): 33 Marrett Road, Lexington, Massachusetts 02421-5703

Years of experience required: 0-1

Compensation: This paid internship ($15 per hour, no other benefits will accrue or be paid) is generously sponsored by the Scottish Rite Masons of the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction.

Internship Description:  Under the direction of the Museum's Archivist, the Project Intern will be responsible for the processing, arrangement, and description of the Melvin Maynard Johnson Records, following professional standards. This is a paid internship and is not eligible for benefits. The Project Intern will create an index to the collection in MS Access and a finding aid according to the Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS). The Project Intern will digitize archival material and record technical, item, and structural metadata as necessary. Other duties may be included as needed.

The Museum and Library hours are Monday through Saturday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. The intern will be expected to commit to 230 hours of work, which will be completed part-time over an extended period. Internship dates and hours are flexible to accommodate the Project Intern's possible course load and schedule.

Position Qualifications:

  • Actively pursuing or interested in undergraduate or graduate education in library science, archival management, history, or a related field
  • Strong verbal and writing skills
  • Ability to take direction and accept constructive feedback
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Strong sense of responsibility and confidentiality
  • Ability to lift archival boxes up to 40 lbs.

Collection Description:

57 record storage containers (approximately 80 linear feet)

Melvin Maynard Johnson Biography:

Melvin Maynard Johnson (1871-1957) was a prominent and influential Freemason, lawyer, and academic. Johnson was born in Waltham, Massachusetts, to Byron B. Johnson, the first mayor of the city of Waltham, and Louisa H. Johnson. Johnson attended Waltham public schools and graduated from Tufts College in 1892. He graduated magna cum laude from Boston University School of Law (BUSL) in 1895. In 1910, Johnson's successful defense of murder suspect Hattie LeBlanc propelled him into the national spotlight and earned him fame as an attorney. Johnson returned to BUSL as a professor in 1918 and was appointed the Dean of the School in 1935. Johnson held this position until his retirement from Boston University in 1942.

Johnson was raised a Master Mason in Monitor Lodge (Waltham) in 1892. He served as the Lodge's Worshipful Master from 1902 to 1903. Among his numerous positions and contributions to the fraternity, Johnson served as the Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts from 1913 to 1916. He served as the Scottish Rite, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction's first full-time Sovereign Grand Commander, a position he held from 1933 until 1953. Johnson led the Scottish Rite through both the Great Depression and World War II and established the Scottish Rite Benevolent Foundation. One of Johnson's great interests was mental health, and he helped to create and lead the Scottish Rite's Schizophrenia Research Program, one of the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction's central charities for decades. In addition to these accomplishments, Johnson was a historian of early American Freemasonry and the author of several books on the topic, including Freemasonry in America Prior to 1750 (1917) and The Beginnings of Freemasonry in America (1924).

Johnson was the husband of Ina Delphine Freeman and the father of Dorothy Adams and Melvin Maynard Johnson, Jr., a noted American designer of firearms, lawyer, and US Marine Corps officer. A longtime resident of Brookline, Massachusetts, Johnson died in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1957.

About the Museum & Library: Established in 1975 by the Scottish Rite Freemasons of the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction, the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library tells the story of Freemasonry and fraternalism in the context of American history. Unique in the nation, the Museum aims to be the "historical society" of American Freemasonry by collecting, preserving, interpreting and celebrating the history of fraternalism. As a department within the Museum, the Van Gorden-Williams Library & Archives is one of the premiere repositories in the United States for the study of Freemasonry and fraternalism. The collection of the Library & Archives comprises over 60,000 books, 1,600 serial titles and 2,000 cubic feet of archival materials related to Freemasonry, fraternalism, and American history.

The Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply for this internship please send a resume and a letter describing your interest to: John Coelho, Archivist, jcoelho@srmml.org or to Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, Van Gorden-Williams Library & Archives, 33 Marrett Road, Lexington MA 02421.

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Library Public Services Intern, UPenn Libraries, Philadelphia, PA

Availability: 5 internships available beginning immediately

Pay: $15.00/hour

Hours: Up to 20 hours per week comprised of shifts as noted below:

  • Monday-Friday 9:00 am-2:00 pm
  • Monday-Friday 12:00-5:00 pm
  • Monday-Friday 4:00-9:00
  • Sunday 12:00-5:00 pm
  • Sunday 4:00-9:00 pm

Duties:
The Van Pelt Dietrich Library Center Public Services Department is seeking an enthusiastic candidate looking for an experience that varies with every changing day. This candidate should be in pursuit of a master's degree in library and information science. 

The successful candidate in this position will work on various access services, public services and technical services tasks including but not limited to: 

  • Creating library and resource guides
  • Some assessment and public services based projects
  • Some opportunities for library literacy instruction
  • Some opportunities for community outreach
  • Serials verification and claiming
  • Other tasks as needed


Weekly, this candidate will provide in-person assistance at the Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center Information Services Desk. These job responsibilities include, but are not limited the following tasks:

  • Evaluating and answering minor research questions
  • Referring major/in-depth research questions to a subject specialist librarian
  • Assisting patrons with consultation scheduling and directory technology
  • Assist patrons with finding materials in the library stacks
  • Providing directional assistance to library patrons
  • Answering queries from library patrons in-person and on the phone
  • Providing excellent customer services


Additional Details: 

The Public Services Intern will be trained to help library patrons with locating books, articles, and other citations, booking group study rooms, using library technology, and with referrals to other library services and staff. 

Basic training in using library databases will enable a successful candidate working in this position to provide expert service to patrons of the Van Pelt Dietrich Library Center as well as develop their own research expertise.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Some course work in Library and Information Science graduate program
  • Experience with an integrated library system; preferably Alma
  • Customer service experience
  • Strong public service orientation.
  • Ability to seamlessly maneuver from one work task to another in a service based environment, work independently, and face new and unexpected questions on a regular basis.
  • Ability to lift materials of up to 20-30 lbs., accounting for books, paper reams, etc
  • General understanding of both PC and Apple mobile technology

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter including information about your schedule availability:

DaVonne Armstrong
davonne@upenn.edu
Please write "Library Public Services Internship" in the subject line.

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

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Oxford Education Research Symposia

Oxford Education Research Symposia - December 2018 at Harris Manchester College, Oxford, UK

We are pleased to invite you to the December 2018 Oxford Education Research Symposia at Harris Manchester College, Oxford, UK Oxford.

On 3 and 4 December we will focus on the topics of finance, law, and economics of education and on 5, 6 & 7 December we will focus on a broad agenda of education topics.
 
Attendees may participate as observerspanel members or presenters of papers, reports, and commentaries concerning aspects relevant to the theory and practice of universal education. The breadth of the sessions covers early childhood, elementary, secondary and higher education.
 
Abstract submission - 10 November
Early registration - 1 October
Regular registration - 12 November
 
NOTATIONS FOR THE MEETINGS:
  • We accept abstracts on a rolling basis and send notifications within a week of submission.
  • Presenters are allocated 20 minutes to present followed by a ten minute question session.
  • Papers presented will be subsequently peer reviewed by external readers for possible inclusion in Symposium books or journal articles.
  • Conference Oxford has hundreds of affordable bedrooms in Oxford colleges available, offering splendid views of college quadrangles and gardens. See our websites for additional lodging and travel information.
  • Please direct inquiries to conferences@oxford-education-research-symposium.comor conference@journalofeducationfinance.com

We hope to see you in Oxford!

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Internships, Lesbian Herstory Archives, New York City, NY

The Lesbian Herstory Archives (located in Park Slope, Brooklyn, NYC) is looking for graduate and undergraduate students with a demonstrated interest in Lesbian Studies, History and Activism. We have a number of exciting archival, library, data migration projects for the upcoming academic year well as planning museum exhibits, LHA At Home events and fundraising efforts.  

 

Please read the Requirements & Application Instructions very carefully.

What We're Offering
  • Interns will have the opportunity for practical application of archives and library skills.
  • Course credit and letters of recommendation will be provided upon request.
  • Interns will also receive the opportunity for workshops and classes outside of LHA
  • Interns will be supervised by professional librarians and other archives staff

Requirements

  • Interns must be available for a minimum of 10 hours per week.
  • Interns must have experience or skills related to data management, cataloging, archival processing, art handling , graphic design
  • Intern must have basic administrative skills and ability to adapt quickly to new technology 
  • Intern must be skilled in the use of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and other spreadsheet, document management apps 

 COLLECTION AREAS

  • Banners
  • Biogrpahical Files  
  • Buttons
  • Graphics & Art
  • Organization & Geographic Files
  • Periodicals (Journals, Magazines, Zines)
  • Programming & Development
  • Special Collections
  • Video
  • Audio
  • Online Catalog
  • Photography
  • Subject Files

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please read the instructions below very carefully.

Candidates must submit a Cover Letter (indicating skills, experience, relevant interests/activities and availability) and Resume to lha_interns@earthlink.net

You must include The Collection Area in which you wish to work in the subject lineOnly documents attached as a PDF will be accepted. LHA cannot provide housing for interns. Please, no phone calls.

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