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Paid Library Internship Program Announcement

Presented by the Jefferson Madison Regional Library and the Albemarle-Charlottesville NAACP

 


Date:Monday, January 23, 2012
Location: Central Branch , 3rd Floor
Time: 1:00 p.m.


The Jefferson Madison Regional Library, in partnership with the Albemarle-Charlottesville NAACP, will unveil an exciting new paid internship program to encourage local African American students to consider professional library work.  The program will be announced at the JMRL Board meeting on January 23, to take place at the Central Branch.  The public is welcome at the meeting!

Paid Library Internship and Scholarship Program:

Purpose: This NAACP/JMRL partnership is to encourage local African-American students to consider professional library work as a career option. To further that goal, NAACP/JMRL has established a library internship and scholarship program for students in Albemarle, Charlottesville, Greene, Louisa, and Nelson.

Program Details: This program offers 200 annual hours of library work experience and a stipend of $2,000. In addition, Interns are eligible to apply for an annual scholarship of $1,000 to be used toward completion of an Associate's, Bachelor's, or Master's degree. Total possible annual value of this program: $3,000.

Applications are due April 6, 2012. For more information, please contact John Halliday, Library Director.

Click here to download the flyer.