Student Trainee (Librarian-Research) – GAO position – summer – paid


Interns will assist with basic duties for library services that include, but not limited to,  the following:

Gathers information and assists in conducting research on non-specialized and/or specialized assignments.

Assists with developing search techniques for handling specific types of requests for use by other staff and outside requesters.

Evaluates current publications and electronic resources and provides recommendations for renewal. Identifies and recommends new research resources for purchase.

Participates in a variety of responsibilities related to collection development and resource evaluation and testing; website development and information architecture; and/or resource sharing.

Assists with researching various topics based on inquiries from mission teams, agency attorney’s and external customer and prepare routine responses based on research gathered to address inquiries.

Works with senior Librarians to develop and execute specialized research projects that involve developing different options related to sources and methodologies.

Executes searches of varying complexity using a wide variety of electronic information retrieval systems and other resources

Prepares and/or revises user manuals or information sheets, and distributes information on new system capabilities and search strategies.

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