Internships [2] — Library Intern, Bok Tower Gardens (Lake Wales, FL)

TITLE:                           Library Intern – Temporary; Part-Time (2 positions)

REPORTS TO:             Librarian

FUNDING:     This paid internship is funded through the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives grant program. The position will last 12 consecutive weeks for 15 hours per week during the summer months to start no earlier than May 12, 2014 and last no later than September 19, 2014.


To assist the Librarian and Library Special Projects Assistant in the physical processing of materials, generation of EAD finding aids, and research on carillon related topics to fulfill the project goals of the CLIR funded “Cataloging the Vertical Files of the Anton Brees Carillon Library” project.


·         Substantial work towards a Bachelor or Masters degree in Library Science, Archives, Carillon, or a related field of study. Recent graduates are also encouraged to apply.

·         Proficiency with the MS Office suite (Word, Excel, etc.) and the ability to learn new library software systems

·         Must be detail oriented; strong organizational skills desired; ability to multi-task

·         Research and database experience preferred

·         Ability to work effectively independently or as part of a team

·         Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills desired

·         Ability to climb stairs

·         Responsible for own transportation

Bok Tower Gardens is centrally located between Tampa and Orlando among rolling hills of citrus.  Dedicated in 1929, the National Historic Landmark and Olmsted designed gardens was planned as a bird sanctuary and meditative garden surrounding an art deco and neo-Gothic 205 foot carillon tower of pink marble and tan coquina stone.  The 60-bell carillon and its facilities is the finest in the world.

Bok Tower Gardens is an Equal Opportunity employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.

Application Process:  Email, fax or mail cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources Email:   Fax: 863-676-6770

Bok Tower Gardens 1151 Tower Blvd. Lake Wales, FL 33853

This position will remain open until filled.