Internship, Reference/Govt. Documents, Lehman College, Bronx, NY

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY FOR LIBRARY SCHOOL STUDENTS
Reference and Government Documents
SPRING SEMESTER 2016
• February – May 2016
LEONARD LIEF LIBRARY
LEHMAN COLLEGE (CUNY)
BRONX, NEW YORK
http://www.lehman.edu/library

DESCRIPTION:
• This is an excellent opportunity for flexible, creative library school students to gain valuable experience in a dynamic, urban academic library.
• The Reference and Government Documents Intern will work with librarians in charge of these areas on: Reference Desk Service; Government Documents Collection Reorganization; Research Guides (LibGuides). The main focus will be on a project to transition a print government documents collection to an electronic collection, with user-friendly finding aids (Research Guides).
• Part-time schedules will be arranged during Monday – Friday, 10 am to 6 pm. Interns will complete 120 hours of work during the semester.
QUALIFICATIONS:
• Required: Enrollment in the Internship course for credit at a Master’s program in library or information services.
• Preferred: Completion of courses or experience in reference and bibliographic sources, electronic resources, government documents, database searching; metadata/digital archives; experience with library/ information technology; experience in an academic library.

CONTACT:
Please send an email expressing interest, qualifications and availability, with resume attached to:

Before Jan. 1, 2016:
Madeline Cohen
Assistant Professor, Head of Reference
Leonard Lief Library
Lehman College
Bronx, NY 10468
Madeline.Cohen@lehman.cuny.edu

After Jan. 1. 2016:
Rebecca Arzola
Assistant Professor, Govt. Documents
Leonard Lief Library
Lehman College
Bronx, NY 10468
Rebecca.Arzola@lehman.cuny.edu

About John Pell

John Pell is an assistant professor and librarian at Hunter College in New York City.

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