Library & Information Science Graduate Student Intern

Florida Gulf Coast University   Fort Myers, FL   Full-time     Education
Posted on December 3, 2022
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Library & Information Science Graduate Student Intern


Job Summary
Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) Library seeks applicants for an internship to staff Ask-A-Librarian, their online research help service. The FGCU Library internship provides current and recently graduated Library & Information Science students with hands-on experience providing research assistance in an academic library environment. Interns will receive training and support from a librarian supervisor to assist users through the Ask-A-Librarian chat reference service. Additionally, interns will work in collaboration with their supervisor to complete projects.

The FGCU Library Internship Program seeks to provide meaningful work experiences in a professional environment. BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) Library & Information Science students and recent graduates are highly encouraged to apply.

Job Description

Location:
The internship will be conducted remotely. Interns residing in the Fort Myers area may have the option to conduct project work on the FGCU campus.

Essential Job Duties:
  • Provide research assistance to users via chat reference
  • Make referrals to the appropriate FGCU Librarian or staff member.
  • Complete projects as assigned
  • Meet with supervisor regularly attend department or other relevant team meeting
  • Other Job Duties as Assigned


Additional Job Description

Required Qualifications:
  • Must be currently enrolled in a Master of Library Science (MLS) or equivalent program in the state of Florida, or have graduated from an MLS program within the past year and be a U.S. resident
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills
  • Ability to work evenings and/or weekends
  • Must have a computer and reliable Internet service
  • Must be a Florida resident


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Coursework or experience in reference/research services
  • Ability to evaluate, understand, refer, and respond to research questions
  • Strong commitment to service


Applicant Instructions:
Applications will be accepted through October 1, 2022. Please submit a cover letter, resume, graduate transcripts, or letter of acceptance to graduate program.

Hourly Rate: $20.00/hr


To apply, visit https://fgcu.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/eaglejobs/job/Main-Campus/Library---Information-Science-Graduate-Student-Intern_R0003106







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