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Current practicum opportunities

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms, Spring 2018 Internship

 

ALA Washington Office Practicum (.docx)
Contact:
Emily Wagner
ewagner@alawash.org
Phone: 202-403-8221.

 

 

Internship in the Department of the Interior, Office of Environmental Policy and Compliance in Summer 2017 (.docx)
Send a resume to:
William Lodder, Environmental Cleanup and Liability Management Team Leader
william_lodder@ios.doi.gov
Phone: 202-208-6128.

 

 nasa

The NASA Goddard Library, which supports the information and research needs of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC), is seeking a two interns for the Fall 2017 term.
 
The Digital Repository Intern will focus on adding value to the Goddard Institutional Repository’s collections and its overall functionality through greater use of linked data. The Intern will make use of existing datasets and tools such as OpenRefine, MySQL, and regular expressions (training will be provided).
 
The Digital Preservation Intern will focus on aiding the Library and Goddard Archives programs with evaluating, documenting, testing, and developing workflows for a NASA GSFC implementation of leading digital preservation and archiving solutions, including or similar to Archivematica, Atom, and BitCurator.
 
For instructions on how to apply, please visit https://gsfcir.gsfc.nasa.gov/public/internships

 

AARP logo

Practicum in the AARP Library in Spring/Summer 2017.

 

 
amer art therapy

American Art Therapy Association
4875 Eisenhower Ave, Suite 240
Alexandria, VA 22304
Contact Patricia Quinn
patriciahquinn@frontiernet.net

Phone:  888-290-0878, or 703-548-5860.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Contact Carrie M. Hackney
Assistant Director/Divinity Library
Howard University Libraries
Washington, DC 20059

 
 
 
Howard University seal

Two practicum opportunities available at Howard Law Library: one in Archives and one in the Library. Contact Jason Happ for more information.

 

 

 
 
 

 

 
 
National Woman's Party logo

Internship opportunities in Collections Management, Metadata Assistant, Collections Education and Outreach.

 
NOAA logo

Multiple practicum opportunities (.docx) in Archives and Special Collections, Library Management: Collection Development, and Technical Services/Cataloging.

 
 
 Roanoke County

Young Adult Divisional Librarian
Summer 2017 Practicum

 

 
 

 

 
 

All practicum opportunities

The following is a short list of just a few of the exciting practicum opportunities that have been available to students in the Library and Information Science program throughout the last few years.

GWU Textile Museum logo

Archives, cataloging, collection maintenance

 
AAUW logo

Description of practicum, 2015 (.docx): Processing archival materials, organizing, creating finding aids, digitizing

 
AWHONN logo

Copy cataloging, and the physical processing and reorganization of materials

 
CNN logo

News and broadcast library reference, collection maintenance, web page development

 
Carnegie Institute for Science logo

Cataloging

 
Catholic Mission Association logo

Description of practicum, 2015 (.docx): Organizing and cataloging

 
Defense Intelligence Agency seal

Information management, storage and retrieval

 
Office of Public Records and Archives, DC Government

Cataloging, creating finding aids, processing accessions, instructional design, retention schedule development, development of electronic records management policy, exhibit creation

 
Inova Fairfax Hospital logo

Develop pathfinders, web page, library brochure

 
 
GWU logo

Library instruction development, delivering

 
National Park Service logo

Description of practicum, 2013 (.pdf): Working with photographic archives through research, digitization, cataloging and conservation; Federal records management, archives, photographic archives

 

Archives, cataloging, research, records management

 
Middle East Institute logo

Description of practicum, 2015 (.docx): Collection development, weeding, system updates, catalog editing and preservation of rare materials

 
National Agricultural Library logo

Description of practicum, 2015 (.docx): Organize, inventory, create databases and archival finding guides for special collections of photographs, catalogs, papers and memorabilia; web site page creation and content building; bibliometric analysis of e-journals; and more.

Description of practicum, 2015 (.docx): Organize, inventory, create databases and archival finding guides for special collections of photographs, catalogs, papers and memorabilia; web site page creation and content building; bibliometric analysis of e-journals; and more.

 
National Baseball Hall of Fame logo

Cataloging, acquisitions, serials management, reference

 

Archives, cataloging, research, records management

 

Archives, cataloging

 
National Museum of Women in the Arts logo

Reference, cataloging, exhibits

 
National Park Service logo

Description of practicum, 2015 (.pdf): Work with NPS staff to develop an intuitive master organizational structure for images, including criteria for retaining images and deleting others; solicit input and refine this framework to address user needs/expectations; upload all retained images through Lightroom to Flickr and add appropriate tags and metadata; develop Standard Operating Procedures for CHBA staff to maintain and add to collections; and train staff as needed in use of Lightbox and Flickr features to ensure SOPs will be followed.

 

News and broadcast library reference, collection maintenance, web page development

 
 
NUCMC logo

Description of practicum, 2013 (.pdf): Research, curatorial projects, exhibits, archives

 
Office of the Clerk of the House of Representatives Seal

Description of practicum, 2016 (.pdf): Research photographic collections, social media outreach

Description of practicum, 2016 (.pdf): Research collections, social media outreach

 
Smithsonian Gardens logo

Description of practicum, 2015 (.docx): Cataloging and metadata

 

Description of practicum, 2015 (.pdf): Management and improvement of database

 

Cataloging, reference

 

Archives

 

Research, reference

 

Creating metadata for digital collections

 

Research and create metadata for digital image collection