The JFK Memorial Library strives to
provide user-centered library services and information access with
the needed user instruction and support. The library emphasizes the
development of information literacy, services, access and meeting
user needs wherever and whenever they are. The Library serves
approximately 19,000 full and part-time
students reflecting the ethnic diversity of the area.
The library offers internships to students who are currently
enrolled in an ALA accredited graduate program in
library/information science. Internships are two or three
quarters in length; no one quarter internships are offered.
Internships are unpaid, but the library pays for on-campus
Depending on the interest or expertise of the intern there are
special projects that the intern may take on in conjunction with
the internship assignment described below.
reference/instruction internship consists of working at the
Reference Desk and assisting and presenting course-integrated and
other information literacy classes. Interns work on the reference
desk answering directional, informational, and research-related
questions, and assist library users in selecting databases and
developing search strategies. Interns may also provide digital
reference service. Interns participate in the library’s information
literacy program by teaching drop-in introduction to searching
databases and style guide formatting workshops, such as APA. They
also team-teach course-integrated instruction sessions, and may
teach classes independently.
Please submit a resume and cover letter to:
Business, Economics and Law Librarian