Internship — Lippincott Library of the Wharton School (Philadelphia)

Lippincott Library of the Wharton School Internship
Penn Libraries
Philadelphia, PA

Availability: one year long position currently available

Salary: $15/hour.

Hours: Up to 20 hours per week. Some weekend and evening hours required.

The University of Pennsylvania’s Lippincott Library seeks a creative, energetic intern to join our research and information services team. Lippincott Library is the business library which operates as an integral part of the Penn Libraries system and provides research services and information resources for the Wharton School. Recent interns have gone on to work at Cornell, Princeton and Villanova, as well as public and special libraries.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing reference and research services to students, staff and faculty
  • Assisting a team of professional librarians with projects relating to:
    • Research impact assessments
    • New technologies and resources
    • Workshops and presentations
    • Online tutorials and courseware
    • Research guides
    • Program and service evaluation
  • Contributing to the library’s social media accounts


  • Current graduate student in an ALA-accredited graduate degree program in library or information science.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Service orientation.
  • Tech-savvy.
  • Interest in business information.
  • Ability to work with accuracy and attention to detail.

To apply, please submit a resume and letter of interest to the attention of:
Elizabeth Martin

Please write “Lippincott Library Internship” in the subject line.

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.