The NJ Environmental Digital Library, Alexander Library, Rutgers University

The NJ Environmental Digital Library, with project offices located at Rutgers
 University, Alexander Library, is seeking to hire SCI MI students for project work for the Spring semester, with potential 
opportunities for extended employment into the Summer and Fall of 2023.

— Enthusiasm and self-direction
— Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to keep track
 of multiple schedules and tasks; ability to meet deadlines.
— Excellent oral and written communication skills.
— Ability to work in a team and a multicultural environment
— Experience using MS Office applications such as Word and Excel.
— Demonstrated ability to work with MacOS, Adobe Creative Cloud, and Adobe Acrobat.
— Demonstrated ability to produce narratives and data assessments.

We are seeking a student assistants for the New Jersey
Environment Digital Library (, a statewide
project in collaboration with the NJ Department of Environmental
Protection. NJEDL serves as a digital library and repository for
environmental-related documents, inventories and grey literature. The
NJEDL has a prominent online presence and receives heavy traffic by
visitors from across the state and beyond.

Responsibilities of student project workers can include: assisting with
management of the growing NJEDL database, serving as a public contact
for research/public requests for assistance, digitizing collections,
creating metadata, organizing web content and interface development, and
more. Learn the ins-and-outs of digital library project work, and serve
New Jersey’s public information providers at the same time!

The librarians and staff working on NJEDL consider MI students our soon-to-be
colleagues. Our positions, therefore, are developed with the intent of
providing practical job experience that adds to the student’s skill
sets, enhances their understanding of library organizations, and
ultimately increases their desirability in the job market. Alums
from the NJEDL project have gone on to start successful careers in all
aspects of librarianship: traditional, digital, public, corporate and

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