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Library & Information Science Careers: Internships & Residency Programs

Search for Internships in these Databases

Below are databases that include local, national and international internships.

Books on Internships in the Library Collection

The library's collection includes a wide array of helpful books on internships--from understanding what an internship entails to succeeding as an intern and more!

Internship Courses at SLIS

Students in the School Library Teacher Program and Archives Management Concentration complete internships or practica as part of their required coursework. All SLIS students also have the opportunity to complete an internship as part of their course of study by taking LIS 501 - Internship in Library and Information Science. Internships may also be posted on the SLIS Jobline.

Internship & Volunteer Opportunities on the Web

Below is only a small sample of potential internship opportunities for librarians and archivists. If there is a particular place you would like to work, check their website to find out if they offer internships!

Residency Programs

Residency programs are defined as"post-degree work experience designed as an entry level program for recent graduates of an MLS program." Use these resources to discover a residency program that may be of interest to you!