Library Intern, America's Test Kitchen, Brookline MA
posted August 7, 2013 11:19 AM
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
-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
Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, availability and resume via email to library.intern@