Library Intern, America's Test Kitchen, Brookline MA

America's Test Kitchen Library Intern Position
Brookline, MA

This 4-5 hour/week position is a wonderful opportunity to gain experience in all facets of small special library management.

This is an unpaid (but rewarding) opportunity to work as a librarian in a special library. You will gain hands-on experience with the organization and management of a library, work with a wonderful (and growing) culinary collection (about 4,000 books, plus magazines), and make a positive contribution to a fascinating organization.

 

ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF POSITION:


-Process (catalog, enter into database, shelve) new items


-Help ATK staff find books


-Answer reference questions


-Maintain catalogs

-Weed as necessary


-Keep circulation statistics


-Reshelve returned materials

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:


-Flexibility in schedule


-Ability to lift and carry up to 20 pounds and to climb on step stool to reach top shelves; ability to carry books up and down a spiral staircase.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:


-BA/BS or equivalent

-Currently enrolled in a Library Science program

-Understanding of Cataloging and Reference work

 

CONTACT:


Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, availability and resume via email to library.intern@americastestkitchen.com with ATK Library Volunteer in the subject line.

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