Please find attached and listed below details on the Library Intern position available with Population Action International for the summer. Please note, the internship does include a small stipend to help defray living expenses.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Please have interested parties send resume and cover letter to [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Jennifer Mellen

Jennifer Mellen
Development Associate

Population Action International
Healthy Families, Healthy Planet

1300 19th Street, NW Suite 200
Washington, DC 20036
o: 202-557-3432<>

Library Intern
Summer 2011

A Library Intern is being sought by Population Action International (PAI), an independent research and advocacy group working to strengthen support for international family planning. PAI works to ensure that every person has the right and access to sexual and reproductive health, humanity and the natural environment exist in balance and fewer people live in poverty.

This internship is an excellent opportunity for a graduate library student to gain valuable hands-on experience in all aspects of service in a special library. The intern will work closely with the PAI Director of Strategic Knowledge and, based on interests, abilities and needs, will have the opportunity to develop and use skills in multiple areas of special librarianship as well as to participate in advancing library-related knowledge management projects.

Description of Tasks

 *   Perform general library functions, including acquisitions, subscriptions, resource alerts, cataloging, circulation and research/reference support in an automated environment
 *   Assist with special projects including development of library intranet pages on a beta-level SharePoint site
 *   Catalog digital photos using Extensis Portfolio
 *   Other duties as assigned


 *   Library education and/or experience (preferred)
 *   Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
 *   Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills
 *   Experience preferred, but not necessary: InMagic Genie, SharePoint (MOSS) 2007 or 2010, and Extensis Portfolio

Duration of Internship
May 23, 2011 - July 29, 2011
Interns work approx. 20 hours per week and will receive a small stipend.

Mary Panke, Director of Strategic Knowledge

Resumes with cover letter may be emailed to [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> or faxed to 202-728-4177. EOE.