MSI,MSIT, BSIT students: Media Lab Internship Summer 2018

Palm Springs Public Library, 217 Cypress Lane, Palm Springs, FL 33461

Are you looking for a quality internship opportunity that provides a range of experiences for a future career in different information science fields? Are you self-motivated, punctual, and creative? The Village of Palm Springs is a small yet growing municipality in the middle of the multicultural and populous Palm Beach County. The library functions as a department of the Village of Palm Springs.

Opportunities include but are not limited to:

  • Participate in planning curriculum for “YOUmedia lab”.
  • Design a learning lab that will serve as a “Transformative Space for Teens”.
  • Educate, direct and facilitate instruction in a connected learning environment.
  • Acquire technology and information science professional development.
  • Practice marketing, community relations, and graphic design skills.
  • Utilize interpersonal and communication skills across variety of formats.
  • Help promote digital inclusion and make a positive life-long impact in the lives of diverse teens of a lower-income South Florida community.
  • Gain rudimentary knowledge about the variety of responsibilities departments of small local governments handle such as: processing, cataloging, purchasing, customer service, computer assistance, community engagement, building management, leadership, and local politics.

Specific Projects:

Running a “YOUmedia lab” program for teens and tweens May – July. Most of the instructional classes will be scheduled for June and first two weeks of July as part of the Summer Library Program: “Libraries Rock!”. Equipment you will utilize in studio:

  • Four creative computers (mac) equipped with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Four USB 1 TB Hard-Drives, magic mouse, computer cover
  • One Digital Camera; Three IPads with  Boxes; One Wacom Tablet
  • One 61 Key Keyboard; Three 25 Key Keyboards; One Guitar; One USB Mic
  • One Spark Education Pack; One Little Bits Synth Kit; One Little Bits Code Kit
  • One Hands On Stem Learning Kit; One Gizmos and Gadgets; One Printer


Assist in keeping Marketing/ Publicity up to date and promotion of library services. Knowledge of following is required: Publisher, web content management system(s), photo editing, and social media platforms.

Send your resume and cover letter to:

Suvi Manner, Director, Palm Springs Public Library, 217 Cypress Lane, Palm Springs, FL 33461