Fall internship, Darien Library, Darien CT

Darien Library - one of the busiest and highest-ranked public libraries of its size in the country - seeks a service-focused, curious and enthusiastic student to become a member of the Readers' Advisory department for the fall semester. The successful candidate will be a strong reader who is comfortable with social media and mobile technology.


This internship is designed to give the student experience and exposure to all aspects of our unique service department providing reader services to the community. The intern will learn about the inner workings of the Library's Welcome Desk, providing readers' advisory and promoting Library collections through physical and virtual spaces. The intern will also be expected to develop and execute a project that enhances readers' advisory services for Darien Library.


The internship is for one day a week for one semester, with flexibility based on the student's schedule. Darien Library will provide meals and Metro-North train passes for the duration of the internship.


Apply by sending a cover letter and resume, no later than August 19, to Stephanie Anderson, Head of Reader Services (sanderson@darienlibrary.org).