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MLTW2015: Internships in Federal Libraries — some student projects

At the 2015 Military Libraries Training Workshop, there was a session on virtual interns presented by Nancy Faget. These resources are available for your use.

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MLTW2015: Internships in Federal Libraries 7 December 2:15 PM

Panel: Nancy Faget, Army Research Laboratory Library, and former interns Aryn Dagirmanjian, Amanda Thompson, Brian Moody, Cory Laurence, and Diana Sotolongo, “Internships in Federal Libraries”


Federal libraries commonly face hiring freezes, resource cuts, and security restrictions that impact their ability to bring new talent into their libraries. Despite these limitations, sponsoring student projects can bring new perspectives and unexpected skills into your environment to benefit the organization. Learn about the various ways to sponsor student projects through internships, field experiences, practicums, or independent studies. Find out how you can sponsor virtual internships through library schools and through the State Department’s Virtual Student Foreign Service program. Discover how some libraries are leveraging the visiting researchers program to sponsor Library Fellows.

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MLTW2015: Internships in Federal Libraries — some student projects

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Information Resources Center Intern Needed (Spring 2015). Available now.

Information Resources Center Intern Needed (Spring 2015)

Edison Electric Institute

Washington, DC (Archives Metro Stop)

EEI has a part-time internship opportunity available, now, in our Information Resources Center (IRC). The intern will assist with transitioning a print library collection to a more virtual knowledge service, including: weeding, deaccessioning and preparing historical print materials for storage or donation, along with updating Web sites and integrated library database systems. Other duties will include: some handling of reference and research requests, as well as performing special projects and a variety of administrative tasks. Graduate-level coursework in library science is strongly preferred. Candidates must be detail-oriented with excellent communication and organization skills. Experience with database management using SharePoint and cataloging software is preferred. The intern should have an interest in a variety of areas, including digital file management, should be a self-starter, and capable of working well with a team and individually.

To Apply

For immediate consideration, e-mail your résumé with a cover letter and salary requirements to (Attention: IRC Internship)

Edison Electric Institute

The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) is the association that represents all U.S. investor-owned electric companies. Our members provide electricity for 220 million Americans, operate in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, and directly employ more than 500,000 workers. With more than $85 billion in annual capital expenditures, the electric power industry is responsible for millions of additional jobs. Reliable, affordable, and sustainable electricity powers the economy and enhances the lives of all Americans.

EEI has 70 international electric companies as Affiliate Members, and 250 industry suppliers and related organizations as Associate Members.

Organized in 1933, EEI provides public policy leadership, strategic business intelligence, and essential conferences and forums.


EEI is located at 701 Pennsylvania Avenue in downtown Washington, D.C. We are across the street from the National Archives, and just a few blocks away from the U.S. Capitol and the Smithsonian Institution. The National Archives/Navy Memorial station is directly in front of our building.

Visit us at! Equal Opportunity Employer.

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