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Volunteers Needed at ACRL NEC Conference

Description: Volunteer to co-host sessions at the Association of College and Research Libraries, New England Chapter (ACRL NEC)’s Annual Conference from May 24th-May 28th. The conference is online and free this year. The co-host’s role is to manage behind-the-scenes tasks: helping people with technical issues, monitoring the chat conversation, and, if needed, removing people from…

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Diverse BookFinder Virtual Un-Paid Internship Positions (2), Bates College, Virtual

Description: The Diverse BookFinder at Bates College is pleased to announce two *virtual* internship opportunities in diverse children’s librarianship beginning September 2021, with additional opportunities in future semesters. Specific responsibilities are grouped into two main areas: 1) social media content, outreach, community engagement; 2) collection development, including identifying appropriate titles and communicating directly with publishers….

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ArLiSNAP Volunteer Blog Editor, Art Library Students and New ARLIS/NA Professionals (ArLiSNAP), Remote

Description: Do you know or are you a student or new professional looking for opportunities to get involved in conversations around art librarianship? The Art Library Students and New ARLIS/NA Professionals (ArLiSNAP) Section of ARLIS/NA is excited to announce an opening in our team of volunteers: Blog Editor! Our team of editors contribute and curate…

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Call for Editors – New England Archivists Newsletter Committee

Description: Are you a detail-oriented person who’s looking for a way to get more involved with New England Archivists? Are you a grammar and punctuation nerd? Do you enjoy staying on top of the latest news and innovation in the field? The NEA Newsletter Committee seeks applications for the positions of News and Notes Editor and Reviews Editor….

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In-person Zine Collection Internship Program, Watertown Free Public Library, Watertown, MA (closed)

Description: Creating a Zine Collection This internship experience for a current Simmons Library School student will expose them to the numerous facets that go along with developing and promoting a new library collection.  Supervised by the Zine Collection Project manager, the intern will participate in: collection development, creating processing workflows, identifying vendors, cataloging zines, and…

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Healthcare Database and Webpage Project, Boston Medical Center, Dr. Joseph Pierre, Boston, MA

Description: Dr. Joseph Pierre is looking for a webpage and database for a program offered by the practice. This is a great opportunity for current student who need hours for CS 370 (internship requirement). The project will be unpaid. How to Apply: You can reach out to Dr. Joseph-Pierre at 781-879-4841 Or email Professor Nanette…

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Work with NEA’s Inclusion and Diversity Committee

Description: The New England Archivists (NEA) is dedicated to cultivating membership, participation, and leadership that reflect the broad diversity of our region and our profession. Inclusion and diversity are core organizational values at the heart of the NEA’s mission.  The Inclusion and Diversity Committee (IDC) strives to build and maintain an inclusive and equitable professional environment where differences of opinion, beliefs, and values are not only sought and listened…

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New England Library Association (NELA) Volunteer Oppurtunities

Description: Looking to volunteer? We need you! Here are some specific ways you can get involved with NELA: Join the Information Freedom Committee: The Information Freedom Committee welcomes some insight into the issues faced in each NE state and what the NELA IFC can do to help. The overall time commitment is pretty minimal, and…

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Volunteer Research Assistant, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Description The small object next to a computer keyboard is most likely to be a computer mouse, not an elephant. In the real world, objects often co-vary with other objects and particular environments. In the project, we have two primary goals. The first is to develop an understanding for the brain’s ability to process and…

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Volunteer Assistant Librarians, Edna V. Bynoe Library, Roxbury, MA

The Edna V. Bynoe Library at Orchard Gardens K-8 Pilot School in Roxbury, MA, is looking for Volunteer Assistant Librarians. The school has a student body of almost 1000 children, all of whom visit the beautiful library on a weekly basis. Kids in grades K-3 have scheduled classes, which consist of read-alouds and choosing books….

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