Website Wanaque Public Library

Paid Internship / Field Experience at Wanaque Public Library

Wanaque Public Library seeks an engaged graduate school student who plans a career in public librarianship, for a paid, for-credit internship (field experience). Salary is NJLA minimum for a library assistant, $17.98/hour, for a total of 150 on-site working hours (approximately 15 hours per week, during the semester).

Wanaque Library ( ) is a small public library located just off Exit 55 of Route 287, in northern Passaic County. We serve a population of 11,000 and we belong to the PALS Plus Library Consortium.

You will work with a small, friendly, customer-oriented staff, learning about and gaining hands-on experience with all aspects of working in a public library, including: circulation, reference, local history, youth services, collection management, technology training for the public, and the administrative duties required to successfully manage a small public library.

Graduate students interested in this paid field experience opportunity should email a letter of interest and a resume (including contact information for at least one reference – either one of your professors, or a previous employer) to Mary Martin, Director of Wanaque Public Library, at  Applications will be accepted until the internship is filled.

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