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Academic medical library
Job Description Summary
The University of Pennsylvania Biotech Commons seeks an energetic Intern to participate as a full member of our Library team, receiving mentoring by our progressive and seasoned team of professional librarians, and launching your career as an information professional.
The Biotech Commons is an integral part of the Penn Libraries and provides cutting-edge research services, resources, and technology for the Perelman School of Medicine, including Biomedical Graduate Studies; the School of Nursing; the Department of Biology; various masters programs; and Penn Medicine, the University of Pennsylvania Health System. This is a great opportunity for exposure to the workings of academic and specialized libraries.
Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Participate in the library’s reference rotation schedule by assisting patrons through in-person, phone, email, and chat services.
Provide general reference support for the Penn Libraries, including chat reference.
Participate in developing workshops and online tutorials.
Maintain and improve guides to information resources.
Assist Librarians with projects related to systematic reviews, bioinformatics, research impact assessment, knowledge management and data visualization.
Tell us your ideas for self-defined projects in your area(s) of interest!
Flexible hours 10-20 hours per week.
All applicants must be enrolled in a Master’s degree program in Library/Information Science.
A science background is not required.
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
Experience or interest in participating on research projects.
Attention to detail.
Excited to learn!
A Cover Letter and Resume/CV are required to be considered for this position. Please upload your Cover Letter where it asks you to upload your Resume/CV; multiple documents are allowed.
Budgeted Pay Range:
$15.00 — $20.00 commensurate with education and experience.
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