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<p class="MsoNormal"><b style="mso-bidi-font-weight:normal">Internship at Western Michigan University Libraries</b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri;mso-hansi-font-family:
Calibri;background:white">We are looking for a library or information science student or recent graduate<span class="apple-converted-space"> </span>to serve as a temporary
 replacement in the Research and Instruction Services department at Waldo Library in Western Michigan University. The purpose is to give an early career colleague professional practice<span class="apple-converted-space"> </span>in an academic library so<span class="apple-converted-space"> </span>that
 they may gain experience on which to build their career.  The intern will<span class="apple-converted-space"> </span>start with basic reference and instruction responsibilities, but<span class="apple-converted-space"> </span>has the potential to become more
 involved with various special projects<span class="apple-converted-space"> </span>as they arise, depending on skills and interests.</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">Dates: September 2016 – June 2017. </p>
<p class="MsoNormal">Hours: 15-20 hours a week, except for the last week in December, when the university is closed.</p>
<p class="MsoNormal">Salary: Hourly rate ranging from $18 to $23.</p>
<p class="MsoNormal">Responsibilities:</p>
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</span></span></span>Answer reference questions at the desk, by phone, email or chat.</p>
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</span></span></span>Provide in-depth reference help by appointment.</p>
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</span></span></span>Provide instruction to lower-level/introductory courses.</p>
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</span></span></span>Work on research guides and tutorials.</p>
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</span></span></span>Help librarians and other library staff on projects as needed.</p>
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</span></span></span>Participate in departmental meetings. (Currently twice a month on Tuesday mornings.)</p>
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</span></span></span>Keep a log of activities and record questions answered in RefAnalytics.</p>
<p class="MsoNormal">Qualifications:</p>
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</span></span></span>Master of Library and/or Information Science or half of the classes necessary taken towards this degree
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</span></span></span>Basic knowledge of academic library functions and procedures</p>
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</span></span></span>Experience searching in library catalogs or discovery tools</p>
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</span></span></span>Experience searching in article, e-book and other academic databases</p>
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</span></span></span>Excellent oral, written, computer and interpersonal skills.</p>
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</span></span></span>Some experience teaching preferred.</p>
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</span></span></span><span style="mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri;
mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri;background:white">Someone who is interested in Information literacy and/or reference in academic libraries.</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">Please provide a resume and cover letter and send it to Maira Bundza –
<a href="mailto:maira.bundza@wmich.edu">maira.bundza@wmich.edu</a> by August 21, 2016.<span style="mso-ansi-language:LV" lang="LV"></span></p>
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<p>Michele D. Behr</p>
<p>Professor / Research & Instruction Librarian <br>
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<p>Swain Education Library</p>
<p>2810 Sangren Hall<br>
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<p>Western Michigan University</p>
<p>Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5353</p>
<p>269-387-5611</p>
<p>michele.behr@wmich.edu<br>
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