Category Archives: Internship

Spring 2018 Internships at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Library & Archives ( offers opportunities for intern experiences to graduate students preparing for careers in libraries and archives. Interns will work closely with one of the Rock Hall’s librarians or archivists to develop professional level skills that will prepare them for the workforce. Internships are done on a volunteer basis. The Rock Hall does not offer compensation.

Internships are offered in the following areas:

Archival Arrangement, Preservation, and Description
This internship provides the opportunity for a student to participate in archival processing and preservation work, such as inventorying, arranging and describing archival collections, entering and editing data in a collection management system, and performing basic preservation work. Other duties may include testing new workflows and metadata cleanup for an upcoming collection management system migration.

Cataloging and Metadata
This internship provides the opportunity for a student to create and enhance bibliographic records in a library catalog and/or create metadata for digital collections. Such work may entail assigning subject and name access points, preparing descriptive summaries, determining and adding holdings for serials, and reviewing catalog records for accuracy. Other duties may include testing new workflows and metadata cleanup for an upcoming collection management system migration.

Collection Development
This internship provides an opportunity for a student to participate in collection development activities in a music research library. Such work includes evaluating current materials for deaccession and making recommendations for future additions to the collection. The student will gain an understanding of library users’ needs, the constraints of physical space, various resources and tools used in collection development, and the budgetary considerations required of such decisions. Knowledge of rock and roll music and its history required.

Digital Projects
This internship provides the opportunity for a student to work in support of digitization initiatives to increase access to collections through digitization and website access. Possible assignments include digitization, ingest, and creation of metadata in a digital asset management system, preparing technical and administrative documentation, testing digitization workflows, and assisting with interface design.

Public Services
This internship provides the opportunity for a student to support the public services provided by the Library & Archives. Possible work to include responding to research requests; staffing the Information Desk to assist researchers in person; creating research guides and other access points into our collections; and assisting with events, public programs, exhibits, and instruction for classes.




An intern must currently be enrolled in a college or graduate school program. The intern should have completed coursework related to: Archives, Library and Information Science, Public History, History, Museum Studies or equivalent. Should have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Availability to work 16 or more hours a week, up to 36 hours a week during the summer, for a minimum of 8 weeks. Graduate students preferred. Intern must be available during the hours of Monday to Friday 9 a.m to 5 p.m.


  • Basic understanding of archival arrangement and description
  • Detail-oriented
  • Skilled with computers and databases
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.

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Internship at IAEA

Intern position at ArcelorMittal LRC

ArcelorMittal – Global R&D Hamilton
Library Resource Centre

**4 or 8 month placement**

January and/or May 2018 start
ArcelorMittal Dofasco plays a key role in North America’s advanced manufacturing supply chain working with the top automotive, energy, packaging and construction brands to develop lighter, stronger and more sustainable products – from cans to cars. Founded in 1912, we are Hamilton’s largest private sector employer with more than 5,000 employees shipping 4.5 million net tons of high quality flat carbon steel annually. Around the world, the ArcelorMittal Group employs 240,000 employees in 60 countries and looks to flagship sites like ArcelorMittal Dofasco to develop new technology and products that are fundamentally transforming tomorrow.

ArcelorMittal Dofasco’s iconic motto Our Product is Steel. Our Strength is People.® is a true expression of our belief that people are the company’s competitive advantage. Underpinning this are our values of Quality, Sustainability and Leadership – brought to life by generations of employees who have come to work for more than 100 years creating world class products, processes and services. Corporate responsibility is paramount to our operations and our commitment spans four pillars: investing in people, enriching our community, making steel sustainable and transparent governance. Dofasco employees have access to a unique 750-acre recreation park that features community activities, sports events as well as multiple on-site fitness facilities with state-of-the-art equipment.

The ArcelorMittal Global R&D Hamilton research lab has a staff of ~50 people and a wide range of analytical and process simulation equipment. The lab is part of the larger Global R&D organization with ~1400 researchers in 14 labs across Europe and the Americas. The R&D lab provides technical leadership in process improvement and new product development that supports both the Hamilton plant and broader global applications.

The Library Resource Centre functions as an integral part of the research lab. Working with research, technical, and information staff around the world LRC staff provide information in both proactive and reactive ways. The LRC is currently in the throes of four large projects — Implementing SSO for EOS.web, managing the design of a new research building, importing the library holdings of the Brazil R&D centre into the EOS.web catalogue, and working toward implementation of knowledge initiatives for Global R&D.

Primary Function

The ideal candidate for this position will possess a background in the sciences or business; the ability to work independently; common sense; attention to detail; enjoy working with people of various background (educational and cultural); and a strong work ethic.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assisting LRC manager in all aspects of  special library management
  • Vacation and travel coverage where you will be the sole staff in LRC
  • Research and reference questions
  • Cataloguing new acquisitions in EOS.web; verifying converted catalogue records are correct
  • Journal receipt and processing
  • Any and all duties of a solo practitioner including searching, reporting, statistics, etc.


  • Currently enrolled in library and information science/technology programme at any level
  • Knowledge of, or experience in, special libraries.
  • Must be a self-starter capable of initiating projects and seeing them through to completion.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work as a team member on cross-functional projects.
  • Skills to use computer software required to compile data, and report findings.
  • Must be eligible to work in Canada.
  • Although English is the standard language in ArcelorMittal, a second language is a benefit – e.g. French, Portuguese, Spanish, etc.

Work Environment & Hours of Work
The successful candidate will work closely with other technical staff and team members. Hours of work will generally be Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. (flexible) 40 hours per week.

ArcelorMittal Dofasco is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities to support their participation in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Address applications to

Carolyne Darimont  BASc MLIS P.Eng.
Manager, Library Resource Centre
ArcelorMittal Global R&D – Hamilton
Box 2460, 1390 Burlington St. E.
Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3J5

Librarian Internship

Hudson’s Bay Company Archives and the Legislative Library of Manitoba
130-200 Vaughan Street
Winnipeg, MB R3C 1T5

The Hudson’s Bay Company Archives and the Legislative Library of Manitoba are pleased to offer a Young Canada Works Student Internship to highly motivated and flexible individual able to work effectively on and with a variety of tasks, responsibilities and people. Candidate must also demonstrate good communication, time management and interpersonal skills.


One 17-week full-time internship will expose the intern to a unique experience working with historical and contemporary library holdings of the Hudson’s Bay Company Archives Library and the Legislative Library. The intern will also develop in-depth cataloguing experience and sophisticated research skills and work with and be trained by highly qualified and experienced cataloguing librarians, library technicians and archivists.


The candidate will have graduated with a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program. The successful candidate will demonstrate:

• Understanding of how libraries function and the various services they provide
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize work effectively
• Proven research and analytical skills
• Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Experience with standard desktop applications

Your cover letter and curriculum vitae should clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications. Students must meet Young Canada Work’s eligibility requirements:

• A Canadian citizen or a permanent resident and legally eligible to work in Canada, or have refugee status
• Will be between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment
• Are willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment.
• Will not have another full-time job (over 30 hours per week) while employed with YCW
• Are an unemployed or underemployed college or university graduate, that is, not employed full-time
• Are a recent graduate who has graduated from college or university within the last 24 months at the start of employment
• Are not receiving Employment Insurance (EI) benefits while employed with YCW
• Have not previously participated in or been paid under this or any other Career Focus internship program funded under the Government of Canada’s Youth Employment Strategy

SALARY: $1459.43 bi-weekly ($20.13/hour/36.25 hour week)
START DATE: 16 October 2017 (with some flexibility)

YCW Posting Librarian Internship Winnipeg

Internship opportunity – International Criminal Court

The Library of the International Criminal Court welcomes applications from students and graduates in the fields of library, archives, information, law, international relations and related studies for a three to six month internship position for its Headquarters in The Hague, The Netherlands. The internship is an excellent opportunity for those seeking more work experience in a library, considering a career in law librarianship or interested in working within an international organization. Please refer to the vacancy announcement for a detailed description and information on how to apply.

Please note that the ICC is not able to provide participants in the Internship Programme with remuneration, nor is it possible to provide any reimbursement for any expenses incurred during the internship. Accordingly, applicants must have the necessary resources or other financial support for the duration of the internship for which they have been selected.

Getty Graduate Internship in Special Collections Cataloging

Getty Graduate Internships

Getty Graduate Internships are offered in the four programs of the J. Paul Getty Trust in Los Angeles, California—the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Getty Research Institute, the Getty Conservation Institute, and the Getty Foundation, as well as in Getty Publications—to graduate students who intend to pursue careers in fields related to the visual arts. Training and work experience placements are available in areas such as curatorial, education, conservation, research, publications, information management, public programs, and grantmaking. Internships begin in September and run for 8 months.

Special Collections Cataloging

The intern in Special Collections Cataloging will gain hands-on experience with the GRI’s unique research collections, which include archives of artists, architects, dealers and art historians; sketches and drawings; prints from the 16th to the 21st century; rare photographs; and video and audio recordings. Among wide-ranging collection strengths are art collectors and collecting, 20th-century architecture, video and performance art, and Latin American art. The intern’s primary responsibilities will be to process and catalog special collections, with other projects assigned according to the intern’s skills and interests. Specific tasks may include re-housing and arranging materials, writing finding aids, creating catalog records, writing blog posts, contributing to team-based processing projects, and collaborating on digitization projects.

Internships are open to students of all nationalities. Applicants must be:

•Students currently enrolled in a graduate program (Masters or Doctorate) in a field relevant to the internship(s) for which they are applying.

– or –
•Individuals who have completed a relevant graduate degree on or after January 1, 2015, with postgraduate activities in their field, paid or unpaid.


Employer will assist with relocation costs.

Additional Salary Information: Grant amounts are $20,000 for eight months, plus $1,000 towards relocation expenses. Housing is not provided. Support for research travel is available for up to $2,500. Graduate Interns are eligible to enroll in the Getty’s health care plan. Please note that grant funds may be subject to federal and state taxes and deductions.

Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage (graduates)

Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage is an internship program for unemployed or underemployed college or university graduates. It helps graduates make the transition from college or university to the workplace, allowing them to hone their professional skills and begin a career in the heritage, arts and cultural sectors.

There are several types of internships, including:

  • Internships in Canada in:
    • heritage fields related to the work of a museum, archives, library or heritage site (24)
    • conservation sciences (2)
    • arts administration or for an arts practice project (20)
  • International museology internships (up to 4)

Internships can last from four to 12 months, and interns must work 30 to 40 hours per week. Interns with a disability are eligible for part-time work in Canada only.

Who can apply

An individual may be eligible for an internship if they:

  • are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada (non-Canadians holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible);
  • are legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • will be between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
  • are willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment;
  • will not have another full-time job (over 30 hours a week) while employed with the program;
  • are an unemployed or underemployed college or university graduate, that is, not employed full-time;
  • are a recent graduate who has graduated from college or university within the last 24 months at the start of employment;
  • are not receiving Employment Insurance (EI) benefits while employed with the program; and
  • have not previously participated in or been paid under this or any other Career Focus internship program funded under the Government of Canada’s Youth Employment Strategy.

Application deadline

There is no deadline for individuals to apply, but it is recommended that applicants create an account and submit their candidacy before the summer.

How to apply

To apply, individuals are required to:

  • visit the Young Canada Works login page;
  • create an account by clicking on the “Sign Up” link, then complete and submit a candidate profile;
  • browse job opportunities via the “Search for a job” link in their account; and
  • express their interest in a position by clicking on the job title and then on “Express interest in this job”.

Individuals selected for a position will be required to complete the following online forms and reports over the duration of their internship:

  • Candidate Eligibility Form (initiated by the employer) – To confirm intern eligibility to participate. This must be completed before an intern is hired by their employer.
  • Staffing Report (initiated by the employer) – To ensure that the details of the internship are accurate. This information must be confirmed during the first week of the internship.
  • End of Work Term Report – To ensure the internship has successfully ended. This must be completed on the intern’s last day of work.
  • Evaluation Questionnaire – To provide feedback regarding the program. This must be completed at the end of the internship.

Any questions about these obligations should be directed to the employer. There are instructions for all forms and reports within the intern’s Young Canada Works (YCW) account.

Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage does not hire interns directly; it is the employer’s responsibility to hire individuals for their funded position(s). Employers approved for funding can search through the candidate list and contact individuals to hold an interview. However, recent graduates are strongly encouraged to apply directly to any internship of interest to them.

Transportation and accommodation costs

For Canadian internships outside the province in which the intern resides, Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage will pay the cost of one round trip between the intern’s residence and the job site. Applications for travel assistance are made through the employer.

For international internships, Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage will cover transportation and part of accommodation costs abroad.

Contact us

For questions related to internships, please contact the appropriate delivery organization.

For general questions about YCW, please contact:

Department of Canadian Heritage
Young Canada Works Secretariat
15 Eddy Street
Gatineau, Quebec
K1A 0M5
1-800-935-5555 (toll-free)
1-800-926-9105 (toll-free)

Agents are available to answer your questions, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (EST).

Call for Applicants: VRAF 2017-18 Internship Award

The Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) Internship Award provides financial support for graduate students preparing for a career in visual resources and image management. The award grants $4,000 to support a period of internship in archives, libraries, museums, visual resources collections in academic institutions, or other appropriate contexts. The recipient will receive a stipend of $3,000 for 200 hours completed at the host site. A professional development component of $1,000 supports conference attendance or attendance at the Summer Educational Institute for Visual Resources and Image Management. The recipient will receive a one-year complimentary student membership in the Visual Resources Association.

See details here to apply:

J. Paul Lomio Memorial Fellowship

Program Description

The Robert Crown Law Library is proud to announce the creation of the J. Paul Lomio Memorial Fellowship. The Fellowship honors Mr. Lomio’s extraordinary life and work at Stanford Law School, where he served for over thirty years as a consummate law librarian and a visionary leader.

The J. Paul Lomio Memorial Fellowship aims to develop promising new professionals in academic law librarianship by supporting a career training program at the Robert Crown Law Library. The Fellowship provides valuable work experience and a stipend to a law school, library science, or archives student or recent graduate.

The Fellowship is intended to give candidates interested in law librarianship as a career an opportunity to apply and hone their skills and knowledge in an academic law library setting. Fellows working under the guidance and supervision of the Law Library Director and other librarians will learn about the overall functions, policies and practices of the Robert Crown Law Library.

Eligibility and Requirements

  • Applicants must be a current graduate student (or recent graduate) of an accredited library science, information science, or archival studies program or a current J.D. student (or recent graduate) at an ABA-accredited law school.
  • Applicants must have a strong commitment to a career in law librarianship, demonstrated by appropriate coursework in their library, information science, or archival studies program, or completion of or coursework towards a J.D. degree.
  • Applicants must commit to either six consecutive weeks of full-time employment or twelve consecutive weeks of part-time employment as a Fellow. The duration of the Fellowship will be determined at the time of application and selection of the Fellow each year.
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States.

The J. Paul Lomio Memorial Fellowship will provide a $6,000 stipend. Applications are accepted throughout the year on a rolling basis.

To apply, please submit the following items:

  • Cover letter with statement of interest
  • Current resume
  • Description of graduate program including list of completed courses in legal information resources or law library administration
  • Contact information for three professional references (including email address and phone number)

Inquiries about the fellowship may be directed to:
Beth Williams
Director, Robert Crown Law Library

To apply:

Archive and Communications Intern (Paid Position) – UPDATED

This internship is flexible and begins in September 2017. It is open for students and graduate of the iSchool.

Please contact Hanne Lene ( with your resume if you are interested, and put “Archive and Communications Intern” in the subject line of the email.

2017-06-28 Archive and Comms Intern Digital Files – job descr

The deadline to apply is July 28th.