Saturday, March 14, 2009

Paid Army Internship

The Department of the Army (DA) is offering a one-year salaried intern position for
a high potential recent graduate of an ALA-accredited Master's Program in Library
and Information Studies. The DA Library Intern Program includes structured work
experience and formal training and leads to permanent placement in the Army
Library system. Highly motivated professionals who have a commitment to public
service are invited to apply. The Program will start in Spring 2009.
Requires U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain a Secret Clearance.


The DA Library Intern Program provides an opportunity to receive
training and work experience in a dynamic network of academic
libraries. The focus areas of the program may include:

• Electronic and virtual library services
• Reference and public services
• Technical services--acquisitions, cataloging, automation, etc.
• Management and administrative services


Army Library Intern Program
US Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC)
Fort Monroe, VA
http://www.tradoc.army.mil/index.htm
http://www.monroe.army.mil/monroe/sites/local/


The Library Intern will be based in the Office of the TRADOC Command Librarian at Fort Monroe, VA and will receive work-based training in three libraries at: TRADOC Headquarters Fort Monroe; the Logistics Headquarters, Management College, Fort Lee, VA; and the Transportation School, Fort Eustis, VA. TRADOC supports and builds the Army’s operational fighting forces by recruiting, training and educating the Army’s Soldiers in these schools. The libraries support the academic programs by providing faculty and students with information resources specific to their school’s curriculum.

Salary Benefits:

• GS-09 promotable to GS-11 at end of one year program (http://www.opm.gov/oca/09tables/)
• Relocation Expenses • Vacation/Sick Leave
• Health/Retirement Plans
• Workplace Diversity and Job Security
• Career Advancement and Job Placement


Application Information Deadline: Mar 31, 2009

Please submit a resume and undergraduate/graduate student transcripts to: ArmyLibraryProgram@conus.army.mil

For more information visit Army Library Program Home Page: http://www.libraries.army.mil

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