Lippincott Library of the Wharton School Internship (Paid)-University of Pennsylvania

Lippincott Library of the Wharton School Internship

Availability: one year long position available August 2013

Salary: $15/hour, paid sick and vacation time

Hours: Up to 20 hours per week. Weekend hours and one night per week required.


The Lippincott Library,, is the business library at the University of Pennsylvania. We provide information resources, services and programs primarily for students, faculty and staff of the Wharton School.


The intern’s work will primarily support the library’s public service efforts. Typical duties include:

Providing reference and research services to patrons in face-to-face and virtual formats

Covering the Penn Libraries IM/Chat reference service 1-2 hours/week

Updating web-based research guides and tutorials

Assisting with program and service evaluation

Other projects as assigned


Current student in an ALA-accredited graduate degree program in library or information science.

Strong computer skills (Office applications, HTML, Adobe Suite).

Able to work with accuracy and attention to detail.

Strong public services orientation.

Flexible and able to work both independently and as part of a team.

Interest in business information.


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.