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Library Internships

Are you a bibliophile who is looking to enter the library profession, or enhancing an existing career in libraries? Then an internship will be the right fit for both conditions. A career in the library is usually chosen by dedicated individuals who like academic study but don’t want to become a lecturer.

Library internships are a great tool to improve your chances as a job applicant and help you to set the foundation for your career. From professional skills to networking, it offers you experiences that you often can not find in the classroom. There are various library internships which differ from one another according to career fields.

In order to assist you to obtain a suitable opportunity, we have listed below ten amazing ‘Library Internships’ based in the United States. To qualify, you should be seeking a bachelor’s or master’s degree or have gained a bachelor’s or master’s degree in an applicable field.

Explore this exciting list and get an opportunity that you want!

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Research Library Intern

Lockheed Martin is looking to add an intern to their Research Library team located in Palmdale, CA. This is a paid event designed to provide undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D. students with the opportunity to gain valuable work experience at Lockheed Martin. During the period of this role, this intern will perform professional library work under the supervision of a librarian as well as assist professional staff in classifying and cataloging books, documents, serials, and other library materials.

Provided By: Lockheed Martin
Type: Part-time
Duration: N/A
Deadline: Ongoing
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Library & Archives Intern

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is now come up with the new internship program named as Library & Archives Intern. This is a summer internship that will run for eight weeks in Cleveland, OH. It is now open for graduate students preparing for careers in libraries and archives. Through this amazing program, interns will work closely with one of the Rock Hall’s librarians or archivists to develop professional-level skills that will prepare them for the workforce.

Provided By: Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Type: N/A
Duration: 8 weeks
Deadline: Ongoing
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Earth and Mineral Sciences Library Georeferencing and Archiving Intern

Earth and Mineral Sciences Library is now presenting its Georeferencing and Archiving Intern program for those students who are interested in a paid internship digitizing. The program will take place in fall/spring and requires fifteen hours per week work commitment. This position includes various tasks such as digitize field notes, scanning maps and ultimately creating an ArcGIS map georeferencing the field locations and linking to the relevant field notes.

Provided By: Earth and Mineral Sciences Library
Type: N/A
Duration: 15 hours a week
Deadline: Ongoing
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Library and Research Intern

Would you like to combine your bachelor’s or master’s thesis with an internship? AARP is now looking for a master-level graduate student who is pursuing a degree in library & information science, for its Library and Research Internship program. The program is a part-time, paid internship located in Washington, DC. All selected candidates will gain hands-on experience in conducting secondary and a chance to work with the largest social welfare organization in the country.

Provided By: AARP
Type: Part-time
Duration: 25 hours per week
Deadline: Open
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Student Internship – Library Resources – Fall 2019

This fall, come and be a part of an exciting internship program named Library Resources Internship offered by Gensler. This is a temporary part-time, paid internship opportunity, beginning in September 2019 and ending December 2019. This program will be held in San Jose, CA. The ideal candidates are required to be currently enrolled in an interior design program.

Provided By: Gensler
Type: Part-time
Duration: 4 months
Deadline: Ongoing
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Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) Student Intern

With the motive to advance your unique skills and provide you real-world experience, Florida International University is now considering applications for its Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) Student Intern program. This is a paid internship program that is available for students only.

Provided By: Florida International University
Type: N/A
Duration: N/A
Deadline: 5-Nov-2019
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Library and Information Sciences Internship

RTI International would like to invite you to participate in its Library and Information Sciences Internship program based in Durham, North Carolina. The best part of this program is that it will provide the successful prospect a mentored learning experience, and the opportunity to expand his/her classroom knowledge and skills within a professional setting. As per roll requirement, you should be BS/BA or MS/MA candidates who are currently enrolled in a program who are highly qualified based on prior experience and relevant academic coursework.

Provided By: RTI International
Type: N/A
Duration: N/A
Deadline: Ongoing
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FamilySearch Libraries and Centers part-time, Paid Intern  

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has an immediate need of FamilySearch Libraries and Centers Intern for its Family History Department in Salt Lake City, UT. This is part-time and paid position that will be responsible to support the team in various tasks. Applicants, who are currently seeking a bachelor’s or master’s degree or have obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree within the last 12 months, can fill the application forms.

Provided By: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Type: Part-time
Duration: N/A
Deadline: Ongoing
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Intern – Multimedia Archivist / Librarian, I

United Nations is now accepting resumes for the vacancy of Multimedia Archivist / Librarian Intern that will take place in New York. This internship is unpaid, full-time and for a minimum of two months with a possibility for extension. To take a part in this program successfully, you should be enrolled in the final academic year of library science, audio-visual archives, communications, information science, media studies, journalism, or related field bachelor’s degree program.

Provided By: United Nations
Type: Full-time
Duration: 2 months
Deadline: 31-Dec-2019
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Librarian Intern

LA County is now presenting a Librarian Intern program for young adults looking to advance their resume and gain professional experience.  This is a paid opportunity that will be located in Los Angeles County, CA. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and current enrollment in a master’s of library science program accredited by an American library association, are required to apply.

Provided By: LA County
Type: N/A
Duration: N/A
Deadline: Ongoing
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