[Michlib-l] Library Intern Job Posting - Sterling Heights Public Library

Tammy Turgeon turgeont at libcoop.net
Fri Sep 11 10:45:50 EDT 2020

*The Sterling Heights Public Library is looking for a Library Intern to 
join our team!


*Apply online at 

*Position Overview:***

Library Science Student Intern – Focus on Archives

Part-time: 10 – 15 hrs/wk; will work with your schedule

Internship to run from October 2020 - August 2021

$15 per hour. This position does not include benefits.

*Our Library:*

The Sterling Heights Public Library’s mission is to serve as an 
information center for our community, offering a wide variety of 
materials and services for education, entertainment, and enrichment in a 
welcoming and helpful environment. The Sterling Heights Public Library 
is located in Macomb County. The library is a member of the Suburban 
Library Cooperative.

*Position Summary and Responsibilities:*

The Library Science Student Intern is primarily responsible for working 
with the Library’s archives. We currently have a digital archive through 
the Suburban Library Cooperative and want the Intern to assist us with 
our newspaper articles as well as additional photos. Secondarily, the 
Intern will provide reference and readers advisory services to patrons 
of all ages, support patrons’ use of the library’s technology services, 
as well as assist with programming.

The goal of the Internship is to provide supervised experiences that 
prepare the library science student for the work of professional 
librarians. We can provide opportunities across library departments, and 
are also open to project ideas from the Intern.

REPORTS TO: Public Services Area Coordinator

*Position Requirements:*

• Possession of a Bachelor’s degree

• Enrollment in a Master’s degree program in Library and/or Information 

• Preference will be given to those candidates with at least one year 
remaining in the program before graduation.

***Required Skills and Attributes:*

• Patron-centered public service attitude

• Ability to exercise initiative and sound independent judgment

• Working knowledge of common computer applications, including Microsoft 
Office and the Internet

• Discretion and consideration for patron privacy

• Written and verbal communication skills consistent with graduate-level 

• Punctuality and dependability

*Preferred Skills and Attributes:*

• Advanced research skills

• Technology skills specific to mobile devices and apps, coding, and 
content management systems

• Familiarity with library systems such as automation, interlibrary 
loan, and databases

• Public library experience, either as an advanced user or library 
employee at any level of service

*Applications must be submitted by Wednesday, September 23, 2020 by 5:00 

* EOE/M/F/D*


Tammy Turgeon
Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park
Sterling Heights, MI 48313

Suburban Library Cooperative
44750 Delco Blvd
Sterling Heights, MI 48313

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