Summer 2012 Internships

These are the current requests for interns needed for Summer 2012. If you have an interest in other internships, please take a look at our other internship pages for facilities and contact information. Many places will not necessarily post that they need interns but most are happily willing to take on interns.
Note: Posts are updated weekly so be sure to check back for new postings

    • ABI Research-Research Librarian Intern

ABI Research, a market intelligence company, established in 1990 and specializing in global connectivity and emerging technology is currently seeking a Research Librarian for an internship to work out of our Oyster Bay, NY Headquarters.

Specific responsibilities include:
● Working with ABI Research Clients including corporate librarians and their internal
corporate customers to field requests from market research users for information
contained in ABI Research’s products and services
● Liaise with clients and ABI Research analysts
● Use internal search tools to identify likely products and services to provide answers for
client queries

Subject matters will generally be related to high technology/wireless market information

Knowledge of query able databases, website searching, excel, PDF and Word required

Compensation based on experience

Please send resume to careers@abiresearch.com

    • American Museum of Natural History’s Research Library, Digital Lab

Scanning Volunteers Needed (Ongoing)
The American Museum of Natural History Research Library is currently looking to for volunteers to help digitize our photographic archives. We are creating a digital catalog of over one million images from the past two centuries and need help scanning the individual images.

The ideal candidate would have experience and knowledge of Mac/Apple computers, Epson scanners and scanning software, and library/archive/photography experience. Because the volunteers will be working with sensitive and delicate materials, the volunteers must to bring a sense of caution, care, and respect to the position. Ideally, volunteers would commit to at least one two-hour scanning session per week for at least several months.

If interested, please send a resume to:
Alexa Metrick, Digital Lab Manager
ametrick@amnh.org

    • City University of New York / CUNY TV audiovisual archiving internship

Based at the CUNY Graduate Center, CUNY TV is the largest public university television station in the U.S., producing and broadcasting programming on public affairs, education, science, business, and independent media. The archive at CUNY TV manages the near three-decade production history of the station, a broadcast library, the Himan Brown Radio Archive, and audiovisual collections produced within the City University of New York. CUNY TV’s collections cover a variety of analog and digital audiovisual formats, including 1/4″ reel audio, analog and digital video tape, and archival and broadcast digital formats.
This is an excellent opportunity for those interested in learning more about the preservation and management of audio and moving image formats. Interns will gain experience processing collections of audiovisual materials and documents from the Himan Brown Radio Archive, digitizing legacy formats, and inventorying and cataloging materials from CUNY TV’s broadcast library.
This internship would be appropriate for students studying archives and preservation and those who are interested in digital preservation. Preferably candidates should have experience or interest in working with time-based media cataloging, audiovisual media handling, digitization projects, and some knowledge of metadata schemas (PBCore, Dublin Core).

To apply:
 Send a letter of interest and resume via email to Dave Rice, Archivist / Digital Systems Manager at dave@cuny.tv. Please tell us why you would be a good match for this internship, and describe relevant coursework completed, or professional work experience.

    • INDEXING/TAXONOMY PROJECT INTERNSHIP, DIGITAL ARCHIVE

About: BOMB Magazine, a 31-year-old nonprofit art and culture publication, is seeking highly motivated, detail-oriented interns to assist with its website expansion, archive completion, and social media outreach. Join a fun, creative group of artists, writers, musicians, and filmmakers committed to celebrating BOMB’s print legacy. Interns will use a full range of editorial talents, including copy writing, fact checking, and proofreading, while exercising skills specific to library science implementing our site’s new index and taxonomy. Attention to detail and ability to follow project guidelines area a must. The ideal candidates will be able to meet deadlines and work independently but function as a team when needed. All interns will get to write original posts for the blog and participate in strategic social media initiatives. On the job training of software and web coding available.
Duration:Internships require a three-to-four-day-week minimum commitment. Hours are from 10:30 AM–6:00PM.
BOMB Magazine is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, and although there is no stipend available, as an intern at BOMB, you will have the opportunity to write for the magazine’s blog and contribute to other projects as needed, as well as help out at launch events, art fairs, literary readings, and auctions.
It’s an exciting time to join the BOMB team, as new opportunities for growth are emerging.

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Please apply to internships@bombsite.com specifying the internship to which you are applying for in the subject line. Do include a cover letter and CV.

    • Kenneth Cole internship

Job Title : Library Science – Marketing Internship
Organization Name : Kenneth Cole Productions
Hours per Week: 18
Employment Start Date: 9/10/12
Employment End Date: 12/10/12
Job Description: ARCHIVING INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY – New York, NY
STIPEND INTERNSHIP College Juniors / Seniors / Post Grads

If you love fashion and want to learn from the world’s fashion industry experts, then check out the many internship opportunities at Kenneth Cole Productions. We offer internships in a variety of functions that will help you learn the fashion business and build skills for the future. At Kenneth Cole Productions, the Internship Program offers educational workshops, community involvement and a unique variety of perks including a lunch with Kenneth Cole, Chairman and Chief Creative Director, and Paul Blum, Chief Executive Officer. You will also gain insight into our culture, unique New York style, and social conscience.

Archiving/Library Science

You wish to intern in the Kenneth Cole Productions Marketing function, aiding the lead Archivist in creating a digital library of company images, advertisements and campaigns. You are interested in learning the Media Beacon system in order to upload and tag various company images and assets. Interning on this unique archiving project will allow you to learn how the Kenneth Cole Productions image and brand has evolved throughout the history of the Company.

A candidate fit for us:

• Your studies include Library Science, Archiving, Graphic Design, Communication Design or Marketing

• You have strong organizational skills and understand folder structures and folder hierarchies

• You have computer and scanner proficiency

• You have previous experience using Adobe Photoshop and Microsoft Outlook

• You are analytical

• You have an interest in gaining insight into the development of the Company’s image

An internship fit for you:

• Cataloging existing Marketing and Advertising materials into archive database

• Scanning and organizing both physical and digital Marketing & Advertising assets into a custom archive platform

• Tagging existing marketing material with important meta data information

• Attending various Marketing and Creative meetings to better understand the full creative process and strategies

Qualifications:

• Your studies include Library Science, Archiving, Graphic Design, Communication Design or Marketing

• You have strong organizational skills and understand folder structures and folder hierarchies

• You have computer and scanner proficiency

• You have previous experience using Adobe Photoshop and Microsoft Outlook

• You are analytical

• You have an interest in gaining insight into the development of the Company’s image

Application Instructions: Please make sure you are registered on the LIU Post Career Site JobNet and email your resume to Kimberly.Brown@liu.edu.

        • Dylan’s Candy Bar Cataloging Archivist Intern

SUMMARY:

Renown for merging the worlds of art, fashion and pop culture with candy, Dylan’s Candy Bar is the largest, state-of-the-art sweets emporium. Dylan’s Candy Bar is not your average “candy store” as it’s home to over 7,500 candies from around the world, making it the most popular destination for the ultimate sugar rush experience. Dylan’s Candy Bar features candy-inspired fashion, a café serving delicious baked treats and gourmet ice cream, as well as a party room and candy-cocktail bar. Giant Pop Art installations of oversized candy adorn the store and transport visitors to a modern day Candy Land, awakening the creative spirit and inner child in everyone.

Dylan’s Candy Bar stores are currently located in New York City, East Hampton and Houston, as well as in prestigious wholesale venues around the globe. Dylan’s Candy Bar plans to continue expanding to major cosmopolitan cities in the U.S. and worldwide. For more information please visit http://www.facebook.com/DylansCandy

JOB DESCRIPTION:

We are currently seeking a driven, self-motivated cataloging archivist intern with a passion for people, color, and candy, and proven skills in cataloging. Primary responsibilities for this intern will include cataloging renderings and documents throughout the ten year history of the organization in effort to preserve them, evaluating the condition of the object for conservation and preservation, and collection processing.

TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop and maintain computerized files of the Company’s documents for long term easy retrieval and of information.
Coordinate receipt, review, indexing, and labeling of the company’s documents.
Prioritize and perform cataloging and collection management activities of incoming and internally generated content.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Master’s Degree in Library Science/Archivist in progress
Excellent communication, oral and written, plus strong customer service skills

Strong detail-orientation, ability to handle multiple tasks and to work independently

Knowledge of Excel, Word, and cataloging systems

Knowledge in cataloging and preserving documents

Strong organizational skills

Must be hard working and a team player

Must love candy

Please send your resume and cover letter to: leggio@dylanscandybar.com

        • Weeksville Heritage Center-Archaeological Digital Photography Internship

The Archaeological Digital Photography Intern will be responsible for assisting the Research Department Staff in completing a digital photographic inventory of objects held in trust by WHC.

During the course of the internship, the intern will photograph artifacts in the Weeksville collection, including ceramics, tools, glass objects, and additional early 19th century historical objects. The intern should display basic knowledge of archaeological laboratory procedures such as artifact care and preservation and digital photography. The intern will also provide assistance to the Research Department Staff with artifact description, access, retrieval, and preservation using our collections management database, PastPerfect.

Prospective interns should be B.A. or M.A. level students in Preservation, Archaeology, History, Museum Studies, Material Culture Studies or a related field and demonstrate knowledge in studio photography, knowledge of lighting and digital file formats. Recent graduates are also encouraged to apply. Applicants should have strong attention to detail and the ability to work independently. They must be available weekdays, have excellent organizational, research and communication skills, and knowledge of MS Word and Excel (PC). Knowledge of PastPerfect is preferred, but not required.

If you need additional information or have any questions, please feel free to contact Megan at megan@weeksvillesociety.org.

        • New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

Seeking a Wikipedian-In-Residence for an unpaid internship. The successful applicant will have a commitment to the Library, Wikipedia, and the
performing arts.

External Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Music Division Curator for Rare Books and Manuscripts, the Wikipedian-In-Residence intern will:
Create and/or enhance Wikipedia articles based on unique content found at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
Provides training on editing Wikipedia to staff by request
Provides training on editing Wikipedia to public by request
Collaborates with staff any Wikipedia-related activities at NYPL
Identifies outreach opportunities

Qualifications:
Good computer skills
At least two years experience editing Wikipedia
Extensive knowledge of at least one of the subject areas appropriate to The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (Dance, Film, Music, Recorded Sound, Theatre).
Those with interdisciplinary interests are especially encouraged
Ability to work collaboratively with a positive outlook

This is an unpaid internship. It can be used for credit in an undergraduate or graduate program. Students enrolled in a library school are particularly urged to apply.

https://jobs-nypl.icims.com/jobs/6905/job

        • The Center for Fiction library

looking for library students or recent graduates for a Summer Internship. Interns will gain experience in reader’s advisory, preservation, cataloging, circulation and reference. Interns will receive a free year’s membership to the library and access to the writer’s studio. This internship can also be taken for school credit.
Interested candidates should email Interim Head Librarian, Leslie Bernstein at leslie@centerforfiction.org. Please feel free to learn more about us by
visiting our website: http://centerforfiction.org/.

        • Deloitte

Job Title: Staff, Records Analyst (Intern)

Location: New York, L.A., Detroit

Majors: Pursuing a Master’s Degree in Library Science or related field

IMPORTANT!!

To be considered for an interview you must apply through career services AND you must also apply online through the Deloitte website!

You should only apply for one position through your career services! If you have more than one location or job preference you can inform your interviewer if selected for an interview. Sign up on the schedule of most interest to you. Again, do not sign up for more than one interview. You can be considered for multiple positions by having just one interview with us.

Submit a job-specific profile by visiting the career section of www.deloitte.com. Apply to a “campus/student” job type opportunity for your school. Answer all the pre-screening questions asked. Interviews will be conducted on campus if you are pre-selected for an interview. Please apply using the keyword: S12NYCSI13JUN-RM.

Deloitte is one of the leading professional services organizations in the United States, specializing in audit, tax, consulting and financial advisory services with clients in more than 20 industries. We provide powerful business solutions to some of the world’s most well-known and respected companies, including more than 75 percent of the Fortune 100.

At Deloitte, you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to give back to your community, make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diversity and inclusion initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. Our commitment to individual choice lets you customize aspects of your career path, your educational opportunities and your benefits. And our culture of innovation means your ideas on how to improve our business and your clients’ will be heard.

Visit www.deloitte.com/us/careers to learn more about our culture, benefits and opportunities.

Internship Program

The Deloitte Services LP records management summer internship provides an introduction to records management. Throughout the program, participants will gain exposure to the professional services industry and topics related to records management.

Records Management

Technical and Professional Responsibilities:

· Gain knowledge of the processes to accurately identify and account for working papers in the records system

· Gain an understanding of the process for fulfilling internal client requests for retrieval of client working papers on a timely basis, providing superior service at all times

· Gain exposure to the process by which boxes are audited and inventoried

· Use discretion to make decisions and will be required to do trouble-shooting and problem solving

· Maintain high level of professionalism and ethical standards in communicating with client service professionals at all levels within the organization.

Personal and Practice Development:

Take proactive career steps – set goals and career plans with advisor/career counselor
Develop excellent professional oral and written communication skills
Continually develop through our Deloitte Services LP Learning curriculum of eLearning modules and local and national training programs
Support organization and function initiatives

Qualifications:

Enrolled or completed Masters of Library Science degree
0-1 year of prior experience in records management, including records management systems
Strong academic credentials (Minimum GPA of 3.0)
Relevant work experience (e.g., internships, summer positions, school jobs)
Excellent customer service skills, including ability to anticipate needs and multi-task
Strong computer skills
Ability to routinely handle, maneuver & lift file boxes up to 35 pounds to/from Central Files shelves
Ability to prioritize tasks, work on multiple assignments, and manage ambiguity
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team with professionals at all levels

As used in this document, “Deloitte” means Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. Please see www.deloitte.com/us/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers.

        • Scholastic Inc/ SoHo

Requirements: Library School Student must be enrolled in an internship course for school credit and must provide proof of registration in internship class.

Hours: Flexible

Position Description: As an intern at the Scholastic Library/Archives, the library school student will be exposed to the day-to-day workings of a corporate special library and archive. The intern will learn the basics of maintaining an archival book collection and corporate reference work. The intern will assist the Library staff with various tasks including, but not limited to:

1. Assist in retrospective book cataloging project as well as in cataloging new and incoming books.

Reference work, article searching, using ProQuest, Factiva, Nexis and other sources
Archive maintenance

If interested, please send resume to library@scholastic.com at Karen Van Rossem 212-343-6188

        • Conjuring Arts Research Center

The Conjuring Arts Research Center is looking for 3 library science interns to help with a variety of library and archive-related tasks this summer.

1) Library Intern: The library intern will gain experience working in a special collection environment. He or she will assist the Head Librarian with cataloging, preservation work, database management, and other day-to-day tasks.

2) Archive Internship: This intern will be responsible for helping with the arrangement and description of materials in the collection. Finding aids will be generated using Word Documents. It is preferred that those interested in this internship have taken an introductory archives course.

3) Digitization Internship: The digitization intern will work with our Digitization Librarian and will be responsible for scanning materials of various ages and types using ABBY Fine Reader (OCR scan & read software), DSLR Remote Pro, and other applications as neccessary, to be entered into Ask Alexander, our fully text-searchable database of magic. Interns will gain experience in digitization with both a flatbed scanner and the latest version of BookDrive Pro, and in handling rare and delicate materials including books, periodicals, and archive papers and photographs.

At Conjuring Arts we use non-standard cataloging formats because our files connect to the online membership access service; so all of the cataloging that students do here teaches them the fundamentals of finding information in typical and unusual texts. The metadata fields are all the same as you’d find in more common university and public library software, we just use a different interface and our software is specialized to our needs.

These internships are unpaid. Depending on your needs, it is possible to structure your time here as an internship for credit. This has been successfully done by many students in the past.

If interested, please send a cover letter and resume with “Summer Internship” in the subject line to Jen Spota at Jen@conjuringarts.org. Any questions regarding these internships can also be directed to Jen@conjuringarts.org.

        • Franklin Furnace Archives, Inc.

Seeking a digital imaging intern and an archives intern
Archives Internship-Click here for information!
Digital Imaging Internship-Click here for information!

        • Coney Island USA

Coney Island USA Archives Internship and Museum Collection Internship
Click here for information!

        • The City University of New York, Graduate School of Journalism Research Center

The CUNY J-School Research Center is dedicated to providing students and faculty with the latest research training, tools and resources for journalists. We are seeking an unpaid intern for a one-semester appointment of 10-15 hours per week. The intern will report to the Access Services Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The successful candidate will provide assistance with cataloging, circulation, reserves, and interlibrary loan services; help maintain the Research Center Website; maintain the inventory of equipment and resources; disseminate Research Center communications; order supplies; provide basic equipment maintenance and maintenance of library systems; and other duties as assigned by the Chief Librarian.

QUALIFICATIONS
Candidates must:
· Be currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited library and information science graduate program and have a minimum of 18 credits toward their degree.
· Commit to a one-semester appointment.
· Have completed a course in cataloging and reference/electronic resources.
· Have the ability to work effectively and flexibly in a service-oriented, computer-intensive environment.
· Have the ability to use web authoring and desktop publishing software, like WordPress.
· Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
· Have experience searching the Internet.
· Have the ability to work effectively both independently and as a team member.

APPLY
Please send an e-mail expressing interest and availability, with resume attached to Barbara Gray, Interim Chief Librarian: barbara.gray@journalism.cuny.edu.

        • Patchogue-Medford Library- Young Adult/Audiovisual Services Department

The Patchogue-Medford Library Young Adult/Audiovisual Services Department is seeking an intern for the summer. We are looking for responsible, enthusiastic and dynamic individuals. Responsibilities will include and are not limited to working at the reference desk, assisting in planning and implementing Young Adult programs, and helping maintain and develop our collection. Interested parties should send a resume directed to: Brian Schwartz using the email: bschwartz@pmlib.org.

        • American Museum of Natural History

Darwin Manuscript Project- Click here for information!

        • Museum of the City of New York

Internship Description:
The Museum of the City of New York is currently seeking two library school students interested in a Summer archives internship. Interns will work with the Museum’s Theater Collection or Manuscripts and Ephemera Collection and will have the opportunity to gain experience in cataloging, handling fragile objects, evaluating the condition of the object for conservation and preservation, collection processing, and/or writing finding aids. Interns may assist with reference inquiries and the Museum’s ongoing digitization project, as needed. Projects will vary according to an individual’s skill set and interests.

About the Collections:
Theater Collection
The Museum’s Theater Collections document theatrical activity in New York City from the late 18th century to the present day. The summer intern will assist in a variety of ongoing projects including processing portions of the Museum’s Collection on Yiddish Theater and an assessment of prints and photographs in the Collection. Tasks include updating object records in the Museum’s collections management database and re-housing objects into archival folders and boxes. Material types include books, design renderings, posters, manuscripts, photograph, phonograph records, and ephemera.

Manuscripts and Ephemera Collection
These objects document the day-to-day life of New Yorkers over the last 300 years with the bulk of the materials dating to late 19th and early 20th centuries. The ephemera comprise a variety of formats, including print material such as menus, invitations, pamphlets, and handbills; textiles such as pennants, sashes, ties, and scarves; and three-dimensional artifacts such as badges, buttons, children’s identification tags, and promotional items. The manuscript collection includes papers of influential New Yorkers and their families. The subject of the material encompasses a wide scope of events and subjects pertaining to development of New York City.

Requirements:
Each internship requires a minimum commitment of two full days a week (7 hours), scheduled during the Monday – Friday workweek. Internships are unpaid. Preference will be given to students completing the internship for course credit. Candidates must be currently enrolled in a Masters program for Library Science. Interns must be able to lift boxes weighing up to 40 pounds. Students with a focus in Archival Studies are encouraged to apply.

To be considered for this opportunity, please send a cover letter and resume to: Morgen Stevens-Garmon, Theater Collections Archivist, at mgarmon@mcny.org.

        • The Morgan Library & Museum

seeking a talented summer library school intern in the department of Printed Books and Bindings who has had experience or significant training in cataloging items in OCLC and Voyager. Reporting to the Assistant Curator of Printed Books, the intern will catalog and process a contemporary reference collection in English that comprises part of the Man Booker Prize Collection and the Salman Rushdie Collection.

This is an opportunity for students interested in modern literature and literary prizes to gain hands-on experience in the dynamic environment of a major rare book department. The intern will create records for fiction, non-fiction, proofs, advance reading copies, and determine analytic entries for periodicals according to national bibliographic standards and Morgan priorities. Knowledge of contemporary British literature preferred. One day per week commitment, with some flexibility, as well as the option to begin before the summer as a volunteer.

Please send a letter of interest and resume to the address below, and feel free to email me with any questions or concerns you may have.

Sheelagh Bevan
Asst Curator, Printed Books & Bindings
The Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10016
212-685-0008 x528
sbevan@themorgan.org

        • Brooklyn Museum Archives

The Brooklyn Museum is seeking an intern to assist with surveying and processing a portion of the photography collection in the Museum Archives. The intern will survey, develop a processing plan and process a discrete portion of the photography collection: arrange, perform basic preservation measures, and create an inventory in an Access database. The intern will gain valuable experience in surveying, analyzing and processing of photographic material.

Candidates should have some experience or coursework in archival management, be able to perform detailed work and be able to lift records cartons weighing up to 40 pounds.

Schedule: 9-5 two days per week, Monday through Friday.

Compensation: unpaid internship, intern will have Museum volunteer status.

The Museum Archives, a division of the Museum’s Libraries and Archives department, preserves and makes accessible the permanent records of the Museum as well as of the Museum’s parent organization, the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences (1843-1980), and the Institute’s predecessor, the Brooklyn Apprentices’ Library (1823-41). The holdings of the Archives total approximately 1600 linear feet, and include correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, publications, films, audiovisual materials, artifacts, and ephemera that document the Museum’s exhibitions, objects, outreach, administration, research, and other activities.

Please send a resume, letter of interest, and references via email to
Angie.Park@BrooklynMuseum.org

        • McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP (NY office)
          The firm is looking for an innovative person who is interested in learning how to conduct business research in a legal environment. The internship will be broken into 3 parts business/legal research, analysis and knowledge management. You will gain hands on experience in these aspects of business research and a lot more.
          If interested, please submit your resume to Jennifer Alexander at: jalexander@mckennalong.com

          This is a credit only internship.

        • NYPL -Timothy Leary Papers

The Manuscripts and Archives Division is offering an internship to aid the Project Archivist for the Timothy Leary Papers.

Duties: the intern will assist the Project Archivist with general processing duties for over 60 linear feet of material, specifically press clippings, ephemera and a mix of printed matter, letters, faxes, itineraries, and contracts from the latter half of the 20th century. Work includes research, sorting, arranging and re-housing of material into boxes and folders.

Duration: summer term- 120 hrs over 12 weeks (10 hrs/ wk) Must commit to a schedule at least 4 hrs. on one day; otherwise hrs. are flexible. working hours: Monday- Friday: 9:00-5:00

Compensation: may be used for credit towards a Master’s Degree in a Library Science program

Requirements: Enrollment in an MLS program, Experience with Filemaker Pro, MARC cataloging, MAC and PC skills. Attendance at an orientation session.

Contact: Apply online https://jobs-nypl.icims.com/jobs/6801/job

        • NYPL -Audio Visual /Timothy Leary Papers

The Manuscripts and Archives Division is offering an internship to aid the Project Archivist for the Timothy Leary Papers.

Duties: Inspect, assess, and re-house materials in accordance with preservation best practice. Will require the testing of media, including software. Create metadata according to AACR2 and DACS into Finding Aid and Collection Management Software. Determine chronology of public appearances and/or appearances in film and television in relation to the collection.

Duration: summer term- 120 hrs over 12 weeks (10 hrs/ wk) Must commit to a schedule at least 4 hrs. on one day; otherwise hrs. are flexible. working hours: Monday- Friday: 9:00-5:00

Compensation: may be used for credit towards a Master’s Degree in a Library Science program

Requirements: Enrollment in an MLS program, Experience with Filemaker Pro, MARC cataloging, MAC and PC skills. Attendance at an orientation session.

Contact: Apply online https://jobs-nypl.icims.com/jobs/6802/job

        • The Granger Collection

The Granger Collection, a historical picture library, is looking for metadata librarian interns to assist with the management of its digital image collection.

Duties: assist metadata librarian in improving and refining the metadata and controlled vocabulary associated with the collection, review image records for accuracy and consistency among metadata, and provide support to other departments when necessary.

Duration: 10 hr/week minimum (Tuesday and Friday preferred)

Compensation: Course credit

http://www.granger.com

Requirements: must be enrolled in an ALA- accredited MLS/MLIS graduate program.

Contact: Please send resume and cover letter by attachment to Helen Schumacher with “Metadata Intern” in the subject line.

Email: hschumacher@granger.com

        • Weeksville Heritage Center (WHC)

Seeking two archives interns

Spring/ Summer semester 2012

http://www.weeksvillesociety.org

Contacts: Ardra Whitney- Project Archivist or Emily Bibb- Collections Manager

Email: collections@weeksvillesociety.org

Address: PO Box 130120 St. John’s Station, Brooklyn NY 11213

Phone: (718) 756-5250

        • METRO COMMUNITY OUTREACH INTERN

SUMMER 2012

Located in New York City, the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) http://www.metro.org , a nonprofit serving more than 260 libraries in NYC and Westchester County, seeks a library school intern to assist METRO in their outreach efforts to the regional library, archive, knowledge management, and non-profit organizations.

This position offers the opportunity to better understand METRO, the role of a library consortium to its members, and the relationships between a community of information and knowledge management organizations and professionals in the metropolitan New York region. The inaugural intern will be responsible for building a suite of resources and services aimed at increasing collaboration between allied organizations.

Primary Responsibilities:
- Create the infrastructure for a community calendar of events for the information and knowledge management communities in the metropolitan New York region,
- Develop the program submission process and policies,
- Coordinate with the Member Services Manager to create a marketing plan for the calendar,
- Communicate with regional organization leaders about changes in their leadership,
and special events,
- Attend and report to the Regional Professional Leadership Network on the status of the calendar and what is expected and needed from each organization,
- Develop additional mechanisms to support coordination and collaboration for regional groups as necessary
- Establish and document workflows and procedures for future interns

Qualifications:
- Enrollment in a Master’s program for Library or Information Science where the internship is a credit course.
- Experience with free online scheduling tools
- Experience with database development

The METRO Community Outreach Intern will report to METRO’s Member Services Manager.
This is a paid internship at: $15 / hour for up to 15 hours per week during the summer semester.

Any questions? Please contact Tom Nielsen, Member Services Manager at METRO, tnielsen@metro.org .

  • The Archive of Contemporary Music (ARC)

 

 

ARC is seeking volunteer Catalogers.

For information about ARC please visit: ARChive of Contemporary Music and Whats in the Music Archive

Duties: Catalog CD’s, LP’s, or Books using in-house cataloging rules in file Maker Pro Database

Requirements: Undergraduate degree; some library experience and/or graduate- level courses; Good interpersonal skills, responsible, reliable, detailed oriented; Must be able to handle delicate and valuable materials with care; Familiarity with and enthusiasm for Music, Books, or Visual Arts is a positive.

Contact:Please send resume and a few words of interest in this project to Will Susich

Email: will@arcmusic.org

Address: 54 White Street
New York, NY 10013

Phone: (212)226-6967

  • Division of Education, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics & Palliative Medicine-Mount Sinai School of Medicine

 

Seeking Summer intern to assist the Submissions Coordinator, Cynthia Greenan, with ongoing expansion of the digital collection on the Portal of Geriatric Online Education POGOe.org

Scheduled time must be complete in full or half day blocks Tuesday through Friday. Attendance at the weekly conference call on Tuesdays from 3-4pm is highly recommended.

Duties: assist with review of product submissions to POGOe, and with general maintenance and update of library database.

Requirements: Bachelor degree; interest in geriatric medicine or medical education is a plus.

Email: Please send resume and cover letter to Editor@pogoe.org