The Northeastern Law Library Internship is a great opportunity to learn about law or academic librarianship. Our interns will engage in different law library functions, from reference to circulation to cite-checking. We are looking to hire two interns for 20 hours per week each, at $18 per hour. Hours are scheduled between 8:00am and 5:00pm Monday-Friday, with a preference for half or whole days.
All interns will comply with Northeastern COVID-19 guidelines and requirements.
Positions are not benefits-eligible.
Providing reference and circulation staffing at the InfoDesk or online
Intern will 'float' among multiple library roles, assisting with various tasks
Providing professional reference service to the library's varied users - including faculty, staff, students, alumni, and the researching public
Supporting librarians with faculty research needs
Preparing and updating print and electronic research guides and other library publications
Supporting librarians in locating, retrieving, and photocopying material needed for teaching, and doing trial runs of legal research exercises
Assisting with collection maintenance tasks as needed
Cite-checking legal articles for an in house law school publication (training provided)
Applicants should be detail-oriented, well organized, able to work independently, and comfortable as part of a team. Strong communication skills and flexibility are essential.
The internship is to start as soon as possible with an end date six months after hiring. The start date can be flexible. No telephone inquiries, please.
Current enrollment in an ALA-accredited graduate-level library program (including starting this Fall).
Previous library or law library reference experience is preferred, but not necessary; we are happy to train the right candidates.
Documents to Submit:
Cover Letter and Resume
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.