Fun job summer job opp for current students!

Please note that, because of funding restrictions, we can only offer this position to current library school students only.

Direct all questions and replies to Yell_Research_Library@nps.gov

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 Shared park housing is assigned for this position, the rent for which will be deducted from the intern’s bi-weekly pay (park housing roughly costs $175 – $250 a month). 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: The intern will be required to work a 40-hour week and will be paid a GS-05 salary (in 2011 that was $15.00/hour).

Duration: The internship will be for 10 – 12 weeks during the summer season.

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 professional references and an unofficial copy of your transcript (an official transcript will be required upon hiring).

Application Deadline: Application materials must be postmarked or received no later than February 10, 2012. 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
Email: yell_research_library@nps.gov
Phone: (307) 344-2264
Mailing Address: PO Box 168 YNP, WY 82190
Fax: (307) 848-9958

Library: Yellowstone Research Library
URL: http://www.nps.gov/yell/historyculture/library.htm

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