Below you’ll find an ad for my current job at the newspaper Education Week. It’s a great place to work! You have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects with the library and other departments in the organization. I’ve learned a lot and have really enjoyed my time here. If you are interested in special libraries, then this is a great opportunity.
PAID NEWS LIBRARY INTERNSHIP AT EDUCATION WEEK
www.edweek.org, Bethesda, MD
Editorial Projects in Education, publisher of Education Week newspaper, has an opening for a news library intern to work in the EPE library. This is a position that involves 20-40 hours per week and pays $12.00/hour. The internship will begin as soon as possible.
This internship offers an excellent opportunity to work in a dynamic not-for-profit organization and gain focused, supportive training and professional experience in the field of special and news librarianship. Working closely with the EPE librarians, the intern will participate in providing information services to support the activities of an energetic and dedicated staff of reporters, editors, and web and research professionals.
Provide daily research and reference support for staff
Respond to reference requests from outside clients via email and telephone
Perform book and serial cataloging, check-in and light shelving of materials in the library
Respond to requests to reprint EPE content
Add content and update the library web pages and the Education Week website
Assist in the planning and development of EPE's Wiki-based corporate intranet
Work on a variety of special projects with the Knowledge Services Department and Research Center
Background or interest in library science or education
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, interpersonal)
EPE is conveniently located near the Bethesda Metro station.
EPE is a non-profit publishing organization, dedicated to informing educators nationwide about pre-K through 12 education policy issues. We offer a congenial workplace in the heart of Bethesda, just outside of Washington, D.C., with free access to our on-site gym and a friendly atmosphere where you can grow professionally. EOE
Please send letters of interest and resumes to: [log in to unmask]