*The Garfield-Taylor Internship at Temple University Health Sciences

This exciting year-long learning & working experience will provide
pre-professional training to a selected candidate at a state-of-the-art
health sciences information center.

*Working up to 20 hrs/week, the individual will:*

   - Develop, manage, and implement a special project, designed to best
   match the interest and skills of the intern with the needs of the library.
    The project will directly impact library operations as well as provide an
   opportunity to apply learned skills in a work environment.  Sample project
   ideas: create a promotion plan for the library’s special events; develop an
   online tutorial for one of the library’s information resources; select &
   purchase books for the medical humanities collection; create & teach a
   class on bibliotherapy.
   - Participate in the day-to-day operations of the health sciences
   library serving as part of a team of expert biomedical information
   - Work under an experienced mentor who will guide the intern and support
   them in their area of interest.


Current enrollment in an ALA accredited library or information science
graduate program. Positive attitude and strong service orientation. Ability
to demonstrate initiative and work independently. Adaptable.
Well-organized. Good workplace computing skills. Effective communication
skills. Interest in pursuing a career in health sciences librarianship.

*Hours and Pay:*

20 hours/week; $15/hour; weekdays.

*To apply, send resume and cover letter via email to:*

Royce Sargeant, Assistant Director for Administrative Services --
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*About the Internship:*

The *Garfield-Taylor Internship*, named after Eugene Garfield, founder of
ISI, and Mark-Allen Taylor, long-time director of the Temple University
Health Sciences Libraries, is an opportunity to be part of a stimulating
academic health sciences information environment. Garfield and Taylor are
two people drawn to information discovery, teaching, learning, and creative
inquiry – and the Internship was the natural outgrowth of their mutual
respect and friendship. Taking inspiration from the well-regarded MLA
Cunningham Fellowship, the*Garfield-Taylor Internship* will provide
training and work experience for a graduate student interested in pursuing
a career in health sciences librarianship.

Karen Burstein
Senior Reference Librarian
Temple University
Ginsburg Health Sciences Library
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