Additional Salary Information:
Applicant Pool:If another department
vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may
be used for the selection.
This is a Summer Internship position and all applicants must be enrolled in a College, University, or Tech School. If applicant is not currently enrolled in a College, University or Tech School the application will not be considered for a position.
One intern will be hired from this posting; interns will work in the Research Bureau.
Interns do not receive benefits such as paid holidays, medical coverage, earned vacation, or sick leave.
Work schedule will be 40 hours a week during the summer.
Pay is determined by credit hours earned by the end of Spring semester 2014:
60-90 credit hours = $13.04
91+ credit hours = $14.42
Primary Project(s): The intern will be responsible for assisting with cleaning up the library catalog system, creating research guides on relevant transportation databases, creating copyright education materials, contributing to the Summer Research Newsletter, assisting with literature searches, making sure MDT research products are widely available online, enhancing our safety video training offerings by searching and creating lists of relevant YouTube videos, and helping to maintain our print collection. There may be additional intern-initiated projects, depending on the library-related interests of the intern.
Daily work activities/Interns Role in project(s): Daily work activities include: copy cataloging of print materials; enhancing catalog records with tables of contents and summaries; shelf-reading; checking the collection for mis-shelved items; working on research guides; identifying useful resources that may be relevant for MDT Library patrons; assisting with finding literature needed by MDT employees.
Knowledge and skills required for this position include strong attention to detail, organization skills, good communication, teamwork skills, and computer skills.
Must be currently enrolled in College, University, or Tech School at the time of application. Undergraduate applicants need to be at least entering junior year or have completed at least 60 hours. If an applicant is enrolled in a Tech School (2 year program) the credit minimum is 30 credits hours.
Related majors include but are not limited to: library science, library media services, informatics/information science, English, computer science, management information systems. MLIS students are encouraged to apply.