IFLA Congress Fellowship-Columbus, Ohio

100 Fellowship Grants Available to Attend IFLA 2016 in Columbus, OH, August 13-19, 2016

 

Deadline December 31st. Apply Now

 

The IFLA 2016 National Committee for next year’s World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) in Columbus, Ohio, Aug. 13-19, 2016 is offering 100 $1,000 scholarships to help librarians, library staff and library students from North American participate in the Congress.

The IFLA 2016 National Committee, through generous donations from the North American library community, will offer up to one hundred 1.000 USD fellowships to librarians, library staff, and library students in the USA and Canada to attend the IFLA Congress in Columbus, Ohio, USA.

As each individual’s ability to cover certain costs through other means will be different the use of fellowship funds will be flexible to cover registration, travel, lodging, or daily expenses. Fellowship staff will work with individual fellows on the disbursement of funds.

Application Procedures

Your application should include:

  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume (including educational background), submitted as a PDF attachment
  • A statement (250 words maximum) on how you will benefit from your participation in the IFLA Congress

The application deadline is 31 December 2015. All applications will be acknowledged via email upon receipt.

Selection of the fellows will be made in January 2016 with notification in early February 2016.

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Bloomberg UX Internship Summer 2016

More about the team: http://www.bloomberg.com/ux/
Job Details: https://careers.bloomberg.com/hire/jobs/job48170.html

The Role:
Bloomberg is committed to creating exceptional human experiences with technology by transforming complex data, workflow processes, and end user requirements into functional and unique software products.

Bloomberg’s User Experience Team is offering internships to qualified students who will work with our team of designers, researchers, and prototypers toward building new experiences for our core product. Our team is seeking candidates with demonstrated interaction design and design communication, user research, and usability evaluation skills to work for a 3 month period during the summer. Not only will interns get the opportunity to work in a talented and growing team with mentorship opportunities, but they will also get the chance to understand how UX is applied to a specialized domain – financial services – with unique user needs.

Applicants must provide a resume AND portfolio reflecting their UX experience (prior jobs, research projects, or classes).

A background in applying common user-centered design practices to solve design challenges is desired. The ideal candidate would be a fast learner, able to understand constraints quickly and be able to both produce and communicate creative design solutions.

Qualifications:
Pursuing a Masters or PhD in Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design, Human Factors, Computer Science, or a related field
Excellent design communication skills and a willingness to understand and incorporate design feedback
Experience with transactional systems is preferred
Experience with contextual inquiry, user studies, and creating design work products such as wireframes; some proficiency in design tools such as Omnigraffle, Visio, InDesign, etc.
Experience with areas such as CSCW, social software, information visualization, sensemaking, or interruption/attention management is a plus.

The Company:
Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company’s strength – delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately – is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service, which provides real time financial information to more than 300,000 subscribers globally. Bloomberg’s enterprise solutions build on the company’s core strength, leveraging technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and information across organizations more efficiently and effectively. Through Bloomberg Law, Bloomberg Government and Bloomberg New Energy Finance, the company provides data, news and analytics to decision makers in industries beyond finance. And Bloomberg News, delivered through television, radio, mobile, the Internet and two magazines, Bloomberg Businessweek and Bloomberg Markets, covers the world with more than 2,300 news and multimedia professionals at 146 bureaus in 72 countries. Headquartered in New York, Bloomberg employs more than 13,000 people in 185 locations around the world.

Library of Congress Junior Fellows 2016 Program

The Library of Congress is proud to announce that it is accepting applications for its competitive 2016 Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program from now through Friday, January 22, 2016. Please forward this message to potentially interested students.   Click here to apply for the program: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/423248100Click here to view the Library’s official press release about the program: http://www.loc.gov/today/pr/2015/15-214.html.

The Junior Fellows Program is open to undergraduate and graduate students from any discipline to experience the integrated analog and digital collections and services of the world’s largest, all-inclusive library. Working under the direction of Library curators and specialists in various divisions, Fellows explore digital initiatives and increase access to the institution’s unparalleled collections and resources. Fellows are exposed to a broad spectrum of library work: copyright, preservation, reference, access, and information technology. Students applicants will rank their top three projects choices from a list of 26 projects. If selected, students will either work 1:1 with their Project Mentor or be placed on a small team and collaborate with one or two other Junior Fellows in addition to their Project Mentor.

The 2016 Junior Fellows program will take place from May 31st 2016 to August 5th 2016 (fellows must be present for the entirety of the program). Fellows are paid a $300 weekly, non-taxable stipend during this 10-week program. The Library’s stipend is meant to defray the cost of housing, food, travel, and other expenses. The program offers Fellows a transportation subsidy for the duration of their internship in addition to the Fellows’ regular stipend. Please click here for FAQ.

If you find you have questions after reviewing our website, please do not hesitate to contact us at juniorfellows2016@loc.gov.

Student Internship-John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida

SUMMER 2016 PAID INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

 

The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida, will be offering paid internships to be held for ten weeks, from June 6- August 12. The Ringling is part of Florida State University and serves as the State Art Museum of Florida. Located on a 66-acre site overlooking Sarasota Bay, it consists of an art museum, circus museum, historic home, theater, and research library.

Summer internships at the Ringling combine practical, hands-on experience working on a project for a specific department with exposure to all aspects of the Museum’s operation.

 

The internships are in the following departments:

Archives

Collections Management

Curatorial (Exhibitions)

Education

Library

Visitor Services

 

Interns earn $11.25 per hour (less taxes) and are paid bi-weekly. Interns are responsible for their own housing (the Museum will assist with locating nearby rentals).

International applicants must have a current US Visa and be eligible to work in the US. The positions require fingerprinting. The Museum encourages students from all backgrounds to apply and is committed to a culturally diverse group.

Education requirements, additional information and application materials may be found on the Museum’s website at https://www.ringling.org/internships-fellowships .

 

The application deadline is February 15, 2016.

Penn Libraries, Veterinary Library Internship-Philadelphia, PA

Veterinary Library Internship
Penn Libraries
Philadelphia, PA
http://www.library.upenn.edu/hr/internship/vetintern.html

AVAILABILITY: one year long position currently available.

SALARY: $15.00/hour.

HOURS: 20 hours per week; daytime hours.

DUTIES: This is an opportunity to gain broad library experience, particularly in the following areas:

  • Special projects: e.g. citation entry and analysis, collection analysis, digitization, documentation, displays
  • Web page and online resource creation and maintenance.
  • Live Chat reference service.
  • Social media postings for the veterinary libraries.
  • Workshop support.
  • Reference work for members of the public, students, faculty and staff.
  • Interlibrary loan/document delivery systems, such as EFTS billing system.
  • Circulation desk responsibilities (limited hours).

The Veterinary Library is located in beautiful surroundings in the school’s modern Hill Pavilion. It includes a computer classroom, multipurpose meeting rooms and a media editing lab. A branch library is located at the large animal facility in Kennett Square. Our staff consists of the head librarian with 17 years experience; a part-time liaison librarian and part-time assistant librarian; two full-time support staff and student workers from the school of veterinary medicine and other Penn programs. Opportunities to participate in in-house presentation program for Penn Libraries interns, technology workshops.

REQUIREMENTS: Must be a current student in an ALA accredited Library/Information Science graduate program. Good academic background. Able to learn quickly, take initiative, handle multiple projects. Science background not required. Familiarity and ease with technology, understanding of basic HTML. Public service orientation.

To apply, please submit a resume and letter of interest to:
Elizabeth Martin
martinev@pobox.upenn.edu
Use subject line “Vet Library Internship.”

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Internship II at the U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.

Position Available: Intern

Vacancy Announcement Number: N/A

Office/Location: U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.

Closing Date: December 31, 2015

Salary Level/Range: Unpaid

Proposed Starting Date: February 2016

End date: Late May 2016

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Office of the Historian seeks a graduate student in library science and information management for an archival internship. This Spring 2016 semester internship will provide experience with archival processing, congressional papers, XML, and photo archives for a motivated student in the library science, archives, and cultural heritage management field.

The intern will assist the staff with:

 conducting a survey of repositories with personal papers collections of former Representatives

 updating research collection information for the online Biographical Directory of Congress using an XML database

 appraisal and preliminary processing of a large collection of photographs

 day-to-day office operations

 other special projects as assigned

The intern must be highly motivated, collaborative, and possess excellent research and computer skills. The ideal candidate will have an interest in archival processing, an attention to detail, and the ability to handle collections material with care.

AVAILABILITY

The Office is seeking an intern willing to work a minimum of 10 hours per week. The hours and days are flexible, and we are also willing to accommodate more hours per work if needed to fulfill credit requirements at the intern’s college or university.

ABOUT THE OFFICE

The Office of the Historian works closely with the Office of Art and Archives to research and collect more than 200 years of U.S. House of Representatives history in the form of documents, artifacts, biographical information, historical analysis, and artwork, providing a variety of services concerning historical publications, the House Collection, and the records of the House. The Office of Art and Archives also processes the records of the House and oversees their eventual safe transfer to the National Archives, helps House committees and officers identify records for permanent retention, and provides records management advice to Members for their congressional papers.

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS

Please email a cover letter, resume, and 3-5 page writing sample or finding aid to archives@mail.house.gov or fax to 202-226-4635. Please save documents as a PDF, and include “Archives Internship Spring 2016” in the subject line of the email.

Internship at U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.

Position Available: Intern

Vacancy Announcement Number: N/A

Office/Location: U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.

Closing Date: December 31, 2015

Salary Level/Range: Unpaid

Proposed Starting Date: February 2016

End date: Late May 2016

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Office of the Historian seeks a library science graduate student intern for a photo archives research and outreach project. This Spring 2016 semester internship will provide archival experience for a motivated student in the library science, archives, and cultural heritage management field.

The intern will assist the staff with:

 archival research in local photographic collections

 identification of photographic subjects and historic photographic techniques

 social media outreach

 day-to-day office operations

 other special projects as assigned

The intern must be highly motivated, collaborative, and possess excellent research and computer skills. The ideal candidate will have research experience, an interest in archives and visual materials, and good writing and outreach skills.

AVAILABILITY

The Office is seeking an intern willing to work a minimum of 10 hours per week. The hours and days are flexible, and we are also willing to accommodate more hours per work if needed to fulfill credit requirements at the intern’s college or university.

ABOUT THE OFFICE

The Office of the Historian works closely with the Office of Art and Archives to research and collect more than 200 years of U.S. House of Representatives history in the form of documents, artifacts, biographical information, historical analysis, and artwork, providing a variety of services concerning historical publications, the House Collection, and the records of the House. The Office of Art and Archives also processes the records of the House and oversees their eventual safe transfer to the National Archives, helps House committees and officers identify records for permanent retention, and provides records management advice to Members for their congressional papers.

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS

Please email a cover letter, resume, and 3-5 page writing sample or finding aid to archives@mail.house.gov or fax to 202-226-4635. Please save documents as a PDF, and include “Archives Photo Internship Spring 2016” in the subject line of the email.