Thursday, January 24, 2008

Internship opportunity at Yellowstone Research Library

Internship Opportunity
Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone Research Library

Program: Yellowstone National Park is seeking a library intern. This position will be full-time (40 hours a week) but the schedule is negotiable. Located just outside Gardiner, Montana, The Yellowstone Research Library provides service to researchers, park personnel, the local community, and park visitors. Housed in a new building, the library is home to a rapidly growing special collection. This internship will allow the successful candidate to gain experience in almost every area of librarianship, however the main focus will be on cataloging and reference.

Housing: Gardiner is a town of 800 people and summer housing in town is difficult to find. Housing in the park will be made available to the intern for a small monthly fee. An automobile is required for transportation to and from work.

Qualifications: This internship position requires a student currently enrolled in an ALA accredited MLS/MLIS program. You must be able to prove that you are enrolled in classes for the spring and fall semesters.

Salary: 12.50/hr.

Duration: At least three months (if summer term, no more than one week between beginning/end of school).

Application Procedure: Applicants must submit the following: Cover letter (outlining related experience, professional goals and/or reasons for applying to this internship), resume, list of three references and a copy of your transcript.

Application Deadline: Application materials must be postmarked or received no later than March 7th, 2008. Emails are accepted.

Security: Since 9/11, the federal government has required background investigations on all employees using computers, including interns and volunteers. Applicants must be willing to complete a background investigation form and get finger-printed by a law enforcement agency.

Contact Person: Jessica Gerdes/Jackie Jerla


Phone: (307) 344-2264

Mailing Address: PO Box 168 YNP, WY 82190

Fax: (307) 848-9958

Library: Yellowstone Research Library


EEO Statements: The National Park Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Selection for this position will be made solely on the basis of merit, fitness, and qualifications without regard to race, sex, color, creed, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, non-disqualifying handicap conditions, or any other non-merit factors

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