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LILRC Diversity Internships 


The Long Island Library Resources Council (LILRC) is inviting applications from diverse undergraduate students on Long Island to apply for a paid internship to learn more about libraries and librarianship as a career path. 

Internship Job Description

Reporting to the Communications and Outreach Coordinator, the intern will assist the coordinator with implementing communications, marketing, and programming for member libraries. This includes posting and managing content on social media accounts and providing support for online or in person programs. 

The intern will be given at least four opportunities to shadow professionals in different libraries to learn more about the type of work in libraries. Shadowing may include some work completed under the direction of the librarian in the member library.

Most work will be performed at the LILRC office in Bellport, New York.  Library visits to libraries in Nassau or Suffolk Counties will occasionally be required. There may be occasional remote work opportunities as well. 

$4000 stipend for 15/hours/week with a flexible schedule - 16 weeks period

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED THROUGH OCTOBER 21, 2022

Internship Application

Fall 2022 Intern - Rebecca Daniel

Long Island Library Resources Council (LILRC) and the LILRC Diversity Committee are pleased to announce that Rebecca Daniel of Port Jefferson Station has been selected as the LILRC Intern for Fall 2022.  

Ms. Daniel is a Psychology Major at Stony Brook University and will graduate in May 2023. During her internship, she will learn about communications, outreach, program coordination, and more while working with LILRC’s Communications and Outreach Coordinator. She will also visit Long Island libraries to learn about the wide variety of opportunities in the library profession while shadowing and assisting librarians. 

The LILRC Diversity Internship Program offers diverse undergraduate students on Long Island a paid internship to learn more about libraries and librarianship as a career path. For more information on the program, please email Sally Stieglitz, Communications and Outreach Coordinator at sstieglitz@lilrc.org


Previous Interns

Spring 2022 Intern- Nancy Myers

Long Island Library Resources Council (LILRC) and the LILRC Diversity Committee are pleased to announce that Nancy Myers of Riverhead has been selected as the LILRC Intern for Spring 2022. Ms. Myers is currently an undergraduate student at Suffolk County Community College, where she will complete her Associate’s Degree in Spring 2022. Ms. Myers also works as a circulation clerk at the John Jermain Memorial Library in Sag Harbor, where she first developed an interest in librarianship. 

The LILRC Diversity Internship Program offers diverse undergraduate students on Long Island a paid internship to learn more about libraries and librarianship as a career path. For more information on the program, please email Sally Stieglitz, Communications and Outreach Coordinator at sstieglitz@lilrc.org


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