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Law Library Intern


Apply now Job no: 506716
Position Type: Temporary
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: School of Law

About Northeastern:

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern’s comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:

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 (training provided)

Other duties as assigned by staff

Responsibilities:

Providing reference and circulation staffing at the InfoDesk (in-person and sometimes remote)

Law School hosted Journal: Cite-checking (training provided)

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, sometimes acting as a TA

Assisting with collection maintenance tasks as needed

Qualifications:

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


Preferred Qualifications:

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

 

Salary Grade:

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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 www.northeastern.edu/diversity.

 

 

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