Paid News Library internship – Education Week – Bethesda, MD

Editorial Projects in Education, publisher of Education Week, has an opening for a news library intern to work in the EPE library.
This is a position that involves 20-40 hours per week and pays $12.00/hour. The internship will begin as soon as possible.

This internship offers an excellent opportunity to work in a dynamic, not-for-profit organization and gain focused, supportive training and professional experience in the field of special and news librarianship. Working closely with the EPE librarian, the intern will participate in providing information services to support the activities of an energetic and dedicated staff of reporters, editors, and web and research professionals.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide research and reference support for staff
Respond to reference requests from outside clients, via email and telephone
Perform book and serial cataloging, check-in and light shelving of materials in the library
Respond to requests to reprint EPE content
Add content and update the Education Week website and internal wiki
Work on a variety of projects with the Knowledge Services Department and Research Center
QUALIFICATIONS:
Background or interest in library science, K-12 education, news industry
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, interpersonal)
EPE is conveniently located near the Bethesda Metro station and the Capital Crescent Trail.
EPE is a non-profit publishing organization, dedicated to informing educators nationwide about pre-K through 12 education policy issues. We offer a congenial workplace in the heart of Bethesda, just outside of Washington, D.C., with free access to our on-site gym and a friendly atmosphere where you can grow professionally. EOE
Please send letters of interest and resumes to: library@epe.org
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Holly Peele
Editorial Projects in Education
6935 Arlington Road, Bethesda, MD 20814
Editorial Projects in Education, Inc. is the publisher of Education Week, Digital Directions,  teachermagazine.org, and TopSchoolJobs.org.
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