Internship Opportunity at the State Law Library

06 Mar 2019 9:05 AM | Anonymous member

Paid Internship Opportunity at the Minnesota State Law Library

March 18, 2019  –  June 21, 2019*

~10 hours per week

$12 per hour

Requirements:

  • Ability to work ~10 hours per week at the Minnesota State Law Library during regular business hours, Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (excluding holidays).
  • Excellent organization and time-management skills.
  • Preference may be given to applicants with a legal background or those who express interest in law librarianship.
  • Successful completion of a background check.

Description: The Minnesota State Law Library Internship provides supervised experience in three key areas of law library operations.

Technical services:

  • Update electronic index of legal periodicals
  • Shift collections
  • Convert microform documents to digital format

Electronic Services:

  • Create original content and update current content in LibGuides
  • Assist with additional website updating

Public Services:

  • Provide supervised assistance to patrons at the reference desk and during scheduled legal clinics
  • Perform basic legal research to assist library patrons and staff, including the Law Library Services to Prisoners program.

Application Process: Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and names and contact information of three references to:

Liz Reppe, State Law Librarian

Minnesota State Law Library

G25 Minnesota Judicial Center

25 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.

Saint Paul, MN 55155

Your cover letter should address your reasons for applying for the Minnesota State Law Library internship, including how the experience will assist you in reaching your academic and career goals. Please also include a preferred weekly schedule.

For candidates currently enrolled in a graduate library or information science program,  your references should include at least one current professor who is able to comment on your academic work.  

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  *Dates of the internship may be modified to best meet the needs of the library and the intern.

General questions may be addressed to: elvira.embser-herbert@courts.state.mn.us.

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