Paid Internship–Florida Virtual Campus, Integrated Library Services, Data Quality Internship


Library Internship Available for Summer 2024

Florida Virtual Campus, Library Services, Data Quality Unit

The Florida Virtual Campus (FLVC) serves all of Florida’s public postsecondary institutions within the Florida College System (FCS), and the State University System (SUS), and K-12 school districts. FLVC provides educational support services for these institutions and their campuses.

FLVC’s Library Services division provides information, training, tools, and other resources for library staff at the 28 state colleges and 12 public universities in Florida, encompassing more than 150 campus libraries across the state. Our services also include the Alma Integrated Library System (ILS) which provides the libraries with cataloging, circulation, electronic resources, analytics, and other library services to manage their collections. The ILS is the system through which all public postsecondary students, faculty, and staff have access to a collection of over 16 million books, 35 million e-resources, and 1.5 million digital archive items.


Accepting applications (opening & closing dates) 4/12/24 to 4/23/24

Applicants should be currently enrolled and eligible for Intern Credit Hours

Salary/Compensation: Paid internship for $15/hr (up to 135 hrs) while earning up to 3 semester credit hours

Appointment type: Summer 2024 – (12-week internship appointment)

FLVC (Florida Virtual Campus) location: 1753 W Paul Dirac Dr, Tallahassee, FL 32310, Remote work also an option

Work schedule: The internship is scheduled for approximately 11 hours per week. Schedule set with applicant during the work period. Any period during Full-time schedule 8am-5pm – Flextime availability, if needed.


Hisham Makki, Assistant Director Data Quality, Email:

How to apply: Email resume to contact,

Unit: Data Quality

The Data Quality unit ensures the integrity of the database, manages metadata loads, and provides analytics for the ILS.

Internship Duties:

The Florida Virtual Campus Intern program invites undergraduate or graduate students to gain experience with library technical services. Working under the direction of the Assistant Director of Data Quality and the Data Quality Internship Coordinator, the intern will be responsible for assisting in technical services work to support Florida’s public college and university libraries. This will primarily include learning and executing batch loading MARC records for collections that require monthly updates. Other tasks include working with staff to review MARC records before loading into library catalogs, creating monthly reports of record loading statistics, and communicating with FLVC staff and librarians throughout the state’s academic libraries.

The internship strives to provide hands-on experience and job training in information technology, library science, and the organization of information. There will be opportunities to gain knowledge and train in skills used daily in the field of cataloging and technical services, and to gain more knowledge about post-secondary academic libraries and academic library consortia. The intern will produce a final report that details their experience and their feedback and recommendations.

Experience/Skills Needed:

  • Must be currently enrolled in a Degree-seeking program at FSU’s School of Information and eligible for internship credit hours
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Proficiency with Microsoft office software (MS Word, Excel, etc.).
  • Careful attention to detail
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a virtual environment (ex: Teams, Zoom, etc.)
  • Ability to work effectively both in the context of the team and independently under self-direction
  • Desire to learn skills associated with library cataloging and data management is preferred