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Law Library Intern (Temporary, Part-time, 2 Positions), Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, MA

Description:

The Northeastern Law Library Internship is a great opportunity to learn about law or academic
librarianship. Our interns will engage in different law library functions, from reference to circulation
to cite-checking.


We are looking to hire two interns for 20 hours per week each, at $18 per hour. Hours are scheduled
between 8:00am and 5:00pm Monday-Friday, with preference for half or whole days. Depending on
the schedule, interns can also sometimes work from home.


All interns will comply with Northeastern COVID-19 guidelines and requirements.
Positions are not benefits-eligible.


Qualifications
– Current enrollment in an ALA-accredited graduate level library program (including starting
this Fall).
– Previous library or law library reference experience is preferred, but not necessary; we are
happy to train the right candidates.

Responsibilities
– Providing reference and circulation staffing at the InfoDesk or online
– Intern will “float” among multiple library roles, assisting with various tasks
– Providing professional reference service to the library’s varied users – including faculty, staff,
students, alumni and the researching public
– Supporting librarians with faculty research needs
– Preparing and updating print and electronic research guides and other library publications
– Supporting librarians in locating, retrieving and photocopying material needed for teaching,
and doing trial runs of legal research exercises
– Assisting with collection maintenance tasks as needed
– Cite-checking legal articles for an in house law school publication (training provided)
– Other duties as assigned by staff


Applicants should be detail oriented, well organized, able to work independently and comfortable as
part of a team. Strong communication skills and flexibility are essential.


The internship has a flexible start date but preferable July. The internship will continue for six
months, with the possibility of an extension.

How to apply:

Please apply to the position with a cover letter and resume here:
https://careers.hrm.northeastern.edu/cw/en-us/job/506716. No telephone inquiries, please.