Hiring: Law Library Reference Intern

The Pritzker Legal Research Center of Northwestern Pritzker School of Law invites service-oriented library science graduate students to apply for the part-time temporary position of Law Library Reference Intern for Summer 2022. 

Responsibilities and Opportunities. The intern will provide research, reference and instructional support during the law school’s summer term. The intern will have the opportunity to assist and interact with the law school’s outstanding faculty and student population and will have access to the library’s exceptional print and electronic collection.  The library will provide training and opportunities for interaction with librarians, in addition to opportunities to work on special projects and other ventures consistent with the interests of the intern and the needs of the library. 

Qualifications.  Candidates for the Pritzker Legal Research Center Reference Internship must be enrolled in or graduated from an ALA-accredited library science program, and must have a strong service orientation, an ability to interact positively with diverse library users, and an ability to work independently and efficiently.   Course work or experience in reference and legal research methods is strongly preferred.  A J.D. or significant legal training is highly desirable, and such qualifications may substitute for reference course work or experience.

Compensation:  $20 per hour.  The Pritzker Legal Research Center Reference Internship is a temporary part-time position.  

To Apply:  Review of applications for the Reference Internship will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.  Candidates should email a letter of application and current resume to:

Jamie Sommer

Associate Director for Public Services

Jamie.sommer@law.northwestern.edu

Posted in Employment

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