Wednesday, May 28, 2008

JPL Summer Internship - Library Technician

There are actually two different positions at JPL. The first one that was posted was geared to folks with a BA/BS degree and current library classes. Some folks in the program will qualify for that position.

This particular student internship is for library technician level workers. From the website:

As a Summer Intern in the Library, Archives, & Records Section, will review and select Cassini material of interest to the public from websites and news releases as well as from project personnel. Under supervision, prepare and organize the material per the Planetary Data System (PDS) standards, verify the content of the archive with assistance from PDS personnel, and deliver it to the PDS. Will input data using a variety of applications. Assist with photocopying, scanning, and digitization projects. Perform other clerical duties in support of records, archives, and library activities.


Required Skills:
College level student currently enrolled in an accredited university with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Coursework in history, IT, or library science or related discipline. Interest in archives, records management and information architecture. Excellent computer-based skills. Familiarity with computer applications such as Word and Excel. Must possess good judgment. Ability to perform tasks with a high level of detail accurately and completely. Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Ability to work effectively in team environment.

Specific Job Information:

Date Posted: 5/27/08
Job Code: N401
Category: College Internships
Job Family: Student Support
Requisition Number: 7636

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