The Levy Library at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is offering an internship for the fall 2015 semester for students enrolled in ALA accredited library and information science graduate programs. We seek interns who are interested in pursuing a career in academic librarianship and who will bring enthusiasm and creativity to their internship project. Students will be able to develop their research skills, manage information, and gain familiarity with research evaluation metrics. This internship offers a unique opportunity to take part in a research evaluation platform implementation led by our academic library. This internship is unpaid.
The Levy Library at the Icahn School of Medicine (http://icahn.mssm.edu/) is leading the implementation of PLUM Analytics (http://www.plumanalytics.com/), a research evaluation platform tracking scientific impact and output.
The intern’s role will include:
• Researcher profile verifications using Scopus IDs
• Uploading data
• Researching scientists profiles on social media outlets
• Participate in a project and product evaluation committee
Preferred skills include:
• Attention to details
• Critical thinking
• Organizational skills
• Ability to manage time effectively
• Ability to work collaboratively
To apply, please submit your application to Barnaby Nicolas (Manager, New & Emerging Technologies)
The application should include:
• A brief résumé
• Identification of and reasons for interest in the internship
• The applicant’s qualifications for the internship, including a list of any courses taken that are relevant
• Description of the applicant’s career goals
• Number of hours available for the internship
The Levy Library supports the education, research, and clinical information needs of the Mount Sinai Medical Center, including the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The Library provides an inviting environment designed to facilitate research, study, and collaboration. It offers an extensive collection of biomedical databases, e-journals, e-books, and print resources; and serves as a resource on information retrieval, information management and scholarly communication issues.