Thursday, April 10, 2014

HCL Summer Internship

Preservation Internship

Opening Date:  4/9/14

Closing Date:   4/30/14

Job Type: Internship

Location:  Minneapolis Central Library, 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Position
The Preservation team with Hennepin County Library plays a vital role in ensuring the long-term viability of the Library’s print collections through repair and restoration measures, book binding and other preservation methods.  Preservation also performs a consulting function to staff on preservation matters.

This unpaid internship is from May - August, 2014 for 6-10 hours per week. It can be used for college credit or work experience.

Primary Duties and responsibilities include:
·       Preservation bookbinding
·       Construction of preservation enclosures for library materials
·       Simple mending of library materials
·       General processing of library materials including some clerical work

Best Qualified Candidates will:
·       Have attention to detail and good manual dexterity
·       Coursework and/or experience in book preservation helpful
·       Have not had an internship with Hennepin County Library in the past
To Apply:
Submit a resume, brief cover letter outlining your qualifications for this internship, and contact information for two references to:
Barb McKenzie
Hennepin County Library - Ridgedale
12601 Ridgedale Drive
Minnetonka, MN 55305