Monday, May 5, 2008

Hennepin County Library Internship Opportunity

Internship Opportunity At Hennepin County Library

Job Title: Library Outreach Services Internship

Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled

Job Type: Internship - Unpaid

Location: Minnetonka, Minnesota

Department: Hennepin County Library

Outreach promotes the use of the library by the nontraditional or under-served user through the development and support of programs and services. The Outreach Department's goal is to bring the experience of the library and its resources to the community - in their homes, senior living facilities, rehabilitation centers, the correctional facilities of the county and through events held at the library.

One semester, 4 to 8 hours per week.

Job Location:
Main work location is at the Ridgedale Library, 12601 Ridgedale Dr., Minnetonka, with some work in Downtown Minneapolis at the Juvenile Detention Center, in Plymouth at the Adult Correctional Facility, and in Minnetonka at the County Home School.

Duties may include the following:

· Assist at outreach events aimed at first generation library users

· Assist in classifying / organizing Adult Correctional Facility collection

· Assist in compiling and analyzing data for Adult Correctional Facility programs and Deposit Collection booktalking program

· Assist in creating documents for use in Large Print book club kits, including writing book discussion questions

· Assist in implementation of resource workshops at Adult Correctional Facility

· Assist in the creation, implementation and evaluation of a reading interest survey for use with the Deposit Collection sites, at the Adult Correctional Facility, and at the County Home School

· Assist in weekly filling of information requests from Adult Correctional Facility

· Plan, develop, and implement a book discussion group at the Adult Correctional Facility (women's) and District 287 (teens)

· Plan, develop, and implement a project of interest related to Outreach

Intern must have taken at least one class in collection development, information services or public libraries.

To Apply and for Questions:
Submit a resume and brief cover letter outlining your qualifications for this internship to:
- OR -
Tom Grund
Hennepin County Library - Ridgedale
12601 Ridgedale Drive
Minnetonka, MN 55305
(952) 847-8518

For more information contact Patrick Jones at or (952) 847-8859.

Library Intern

Student Intern - Librarian (St Paul)

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Date: 2008-04-29, 3:35PM CDT

Student Intern – Librarian (Job #0642)

Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. (SEH®), a multidisciplined consulting firm, is looking for a Student Intern Librarian for our Administrative group located in our St. Paul, MN, Office. SEH is a team-oriented firm providing challenge, personal growth, and career advancement opportunities. We are looking for individuals who want to be part of a team that provides exceptional service to our clients.

Candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree, MLS preferred, or equivalent experience in a specialized library setting. This position will work with the Administrative Services Director to develop a formal company-wide library system. Responsibilities will include assisting in developing a Return on Investment (ROI) analysis, researching and recommending software, and searching literature and materials for patrons. In addition will inventory, catalog and log existing library materials and resource systems. Candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. Strong research skills and records management training and/or experience desired.

For confidential consideration, please submit resume to or fax to 612.758.6701. Please refer to Job #0642. Please mention Craig's List.

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