STEM librarianship is a dynamic field that constantly changes as technology changes and research grows. This internship is designed to allow the intern to learn and develop skills necessary to become a librarian that meets the needs and expectations of STEM researchers at a large research university. The intern will have an opportunity to partner with librarians in the design and implementation of impactful projects that support the research and learning needs of STEM students and faculty. Potential projects include curriculum mapping of STEM academic departments, citation analysis of FSU produced papers, collections analysis, and more. Interns will have the opportunity to deep-dive into particular aspects of STEM librarianship such as: collection development, instruction, and scholarly communication.
- Develop an understanding of of academic librarianship, with the specific focus on STEM librarianship.
- Develop skills in various collaboration and project management softwares applications.
- Gain professional-level project-management experience, choosing a single project and following it through to completion.
These learning objectives will be accomplished through regular readings in current literature on STEM and academic librarianship, integration into current ongoing projects and planning for future initiatives, and active engagement with research faculty and graduate students.
- Work with STEM Research and Learning Librarians to develop and complete projects related to STEM librarianship.
- Create documentation, outreach materials, and training materials for current and future STEM library events and workshops.
- Develop skills in building and managing relationships with campus partners, including outreach and marketing, technical support, and project management workflows and documentation.
- Performs other duties as assigned
Required: Interest in academic librarianship, If working as a remote intern, appropriate technology is required (personal computer, webcam and microphone, high-speed internet connection).
Recommended: Comfort and advanced competency with various information technologies including chat, Google docs, online research, and database searching.
This is a part-time position with the expectation of 10-15 hours of work per week. Internships for academic credit will be unpaid.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested students should send a resume and cover letter as one PDF document to:
Kelly Grove at email@example.com
Include in your cover letter any coursework that you have taken or plan to take that involves academic librarianship.