LIS graduate students are invited to apply for an internship with the Health Sciences Library of Elmhurst Hospital Center.
The Library provides professional service to a diverse, multidisciplinary staff, with access to a wide collection of medical texts, journals, electronic databases/reference sources and audiovisuals.
Working with the Library’s Director, Assistant Director and Coordinating Manager, interns will have the opportunity to take part in daily Library operations and work on ongoing short-term and long-term projects. Students will participate in a field experience designed to enhance their graduate course work, which may include, but is not limited to:
-Providing reference services to hospital staff utilizing print and electronic resources;
-Involvement in collection development, including assessment and weeding of serial and monograph holdings;
-Developing materials to support reference services, as well as to promote evidence based medicine/evidence based practice;
**Please note that this internship is unpaid (completed for experience and/or academic credit) and may only take place during the Library’s Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 9 AM-5 PM.**
This is a great opportunity for those interested in medical/health sciences librarianship!
A letter of interest along with resume may be sent via e-mail to:
Health Sciences Library
Elmhurst Hospital Center
79-01 Broadway, Rm. D3-52a
Elmhurst, NY 11373