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Law Library Intern

Apply now Job no: 502506
Position Type: Temporary
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: School of Law

About Northeastern:

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts.


About the Opportunity:

The School of Law seeks a law library intern.


•Providing reference and circulation staffing at the InfoDesk

•Intern will “float” among multiple library departments, 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 as required (training provided)

•Other duties as assigned by staff


 •Current enrollment in an ALA-accredited graduate level library program.

•Previous library or law library reference experience is preferred, but not necessary; we are happy to train the right candidates.


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Additional Information:


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.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see



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