CNN DC News Library Internship
Spring 2009 (January to May)
Applications are due by November 14, 2008.
To apply go to www.turnerjobs.com <http://www.turnerjobs.com/> and apply
for Job # 106872BR
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Spring 2009 Intern – Tape Library (DC)
Turner Broadcasting/CNN News Library
820 First Street, NE
Washington , D.C. 20002
Please Note: Internships are UNPAID and structured to last approximately
12 weeks for a minimum of 21 hours/week (3 full days). The spring
internship will run from January to May 2009. Resume and cover letter
are required for application. Please include days/hours of availability
in your cover letter. Students should have a strong academic record.
Note to International Students: All international students will be
required to provide documentation of proper visa paperwork prior to
arrival if accepted to the program. Only student visas J1 or F1 visas
will be accepted.
Internship Description: The Library provides video and information
research to support CNN's Washington DC Bureau. It functions as both a
video archive and a research library.
The library internship will be filled with a student pursuing a Master
of Library Science (MLS) degree. The internship will provide a great
opportunity to learn various aspects of librarianship and television
production in CNN's fast-paced library. In the CNN library internship,
* Learn how to complete information requests for library patrons using
internet and database research skills.
* Learn how to complete video requests for library patrons by searching
the library’s catalog.
* Create library records for archived tapes and appropriately index the
records for future retrieval.
* Contribute ideas and compile content for the DC Bureau's Library
* Develop an instructional class for the bureau.
* Create research guides and pathfinders to market the library’s resources.
Qualifications: In order to facilitate the learning experience, the
following qualifications are preferred. Candidates should have an
interest in variety of areas including news librarianship and research
and should be an organized self-starter. Interns should have the ability
to make decisions, and accept others decisions, and be able to work well
with a team of librarians and fellow interns.
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