Library Research Intern

Posted to IASSIST on: 2015-04-21

Employer: The Federal Reserve Board

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The Research Library at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System is offering a paid summer internship for graduate level library or information science students.  The Research Library offers a full array of desktop and customized library services to staff members at the Board and assists in data intensive and Internet dependent Board research.

The Research Library is looking for a summer intern to advance several projects that will allow the Library to improve services to the Board community.

The intern will work with librarians on such projects as:

  • Mobile Research Library – evaluate the library’s mobile website and suggest and implement improvements in presentation and marketing.  The project will include getting assessments from current subscribers.
  • Library Communications – assist in the development of a communications plan for the library.  The plan will outline activities relating to communicating the availability of library resources and services and general customer education.
  • Text analytics – assist in exploring the tools and the technological, contractual, and customer education aspects of text analytics for news.

  The internship is located in Washington, D.C. and lasts ten to twelve weeks.

Students enrolled in a Master’s degree program in library or information science at an ALA-accredited institution are encouraged to apply. Candidates should have a knowledge of and interest in technology used to support library services. The projects require attention to detail, initiative, and good communication skills.   Knowledge of economics, banking, finance, or business topics is desirable.

Archived on: 2015-04-21