GSI Libraries – Scholarly Communications & Instruction Intern-Librarian

Georgia Southern University Libraries seek a graduate student intern with a strong interest in Scholarly Communications and Information Literacy Instruction in Higher Education. The successful candidate will work closely with the Scholarly Communications Librarian and will have the opportunity to participate in scholarly communications initiatives and programming such as:

  • Co-facilitating the  Metaliteracy: Scholarly Communications (MSC) badge track workshops (through synchronous Zoom meetings), including monitoring chat and taking attendance, and sending follow-up messages/slides to attendees
  • Assisting with creating new or updated content for the Scholarly Communications LibGuide [See: ] including Scholarly Communications Newsletter formatting
  • Creating Scholarly Communications and Library/IL Instruction-related digital learning materials

Required Skills:

  • Strong written communication skills
  • Experience with database searching
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize information and to write clearly and concisely
  • Experience creating documents for print and web publishing
  • Ability to work independently
  • Meets requirements for internship program at their program of study (e.g. SJSU School of Information),
  • Meets requirements for internship with Georgia Southern University Libraries

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with content management systems, web design, and/or online teaching and learning tools
  • Proficiency with Springshare’s suite of tools, particularly LibGuides
  • Data visualization skills
  • Knowledge of instructional design principles.

To apply to intern at the GS Libraries, students will have to submit the following materials:

1. Letter of Interest that addresses why they wish to intern in an academic library setting and specifically, why they would like to intern at the GS Libraries (maximum 2 pages);

2. Resume (maximum 2 pages);

3. Academic transcripts (unofficial);

4. Reference letters: 1-3.

Where to Send Your Application Materials

Send the complete application materials by e-mail to the attention of:

Dr. Katia G. Karadjova

Associate Dean of Libraries, Professor
Subject line should state your name and the semester you are applying for.

Example: J.Smith_Fall 2023 Library Internship Application

The Process

Review of applications and selecting finalists.

Zoom interviews with the finalists.

Successful intern applicant(s) will be selected and notified.

All Intern-Librarians must abide by the Georgia Southern University’s Volunteer Policy.

Mentor(s) will be assigned to each intern.

Mentors and interns will confer and agree upon schedules and workload.