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Adult Services Intership
Internship Description
The Piscataway Public Adult Services Library Internship offers an opportunity to learn
firsthand about librarianship. Those considering a career in the field, or interested in
learning more about libraries, are encouraged to apply. The internship will provide
an overview of librarianship including developing an understanding of how different
departments in the library work together, the basics of reference services, and the
range of work available in Library and Information Sciences.
Interns will be given resume-building projects with concrete outcomes that have
lasting effects on future library patrons.

Responsibilities:
  • Completing all learning goals.
  • Assisting librarians with planning, coordinating, executing, and evaluating in-person and virtual programs that meet the interests and needs of the community
  • Learning how to provide information, reference, and readers advisory services to all patrons
  • Assisting Librarians with the maintenance of the print and nonprint collection
  • Assisting user services staff with circulation services
  • Building relationships with patrons
  • Completing a resume-building project with concrete outcomes and lasting effects for library patrons.
  • Other duties as assigned
Position: Adult Services Intership
Organization: The Piscataway Public Library
Location: Piscataway,  NJ 
United States
Salary: 30.01/hr
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 4/18/2022
Requirements Qualifications
A Bachelor’s Degree in any field. Although prior library experience need not be a
prerequisite for the position, evidence of a genuine desire to learn is essential.

Schedule
This is a 12-week internship, ~20 hours per week including afternoon, evening, and
some weekend hours. Schedule can be flexible. The successful candidate must be
available to work at both Kennedy and Westergard Libraries.
Compensation
$30.01 per hour.

Notices:
  • The successful candidate must comply with the “New Jersey First Act”
  • Offers will be conditional pending the completion of a criminal background check and drug screening as part of our pre-employment procedures
  • Proof of Covid-19 vaccination is required
  • Piscataway Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Status: This listing expires on: 7/17/2022
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Organization Information
Name:
The Piscataway Public Library
Address:


Piscataway,  NJ 08854
United States
Email:
jrobinson@piscatawaylibrary.org
Phone:
Fax:
Contact:
Joy Robinson