Internships at Greenwood Public Library

The Greenwood Public Library offers internships for undergraduate and graduate students wanting to work in libraries or marketing.  As a single-branch library with a strong emphasis on programming, our internships are a great opportunity for a wide-range of practical experience whether you are interested in helping promote the library, or working with young or adult patrons.  
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Marketing Internships

For undergraduate and graduate students seeking marketing experience, Greenwood Public Library offers internships with our publicity department.  Tasks could include updating community calendars with library activities and events, generating copy for library press releases and website, assisting with social media promotion efforts, creating graphics for in-house and online promotions, and assisting with program preparation and execution.

Adult & Teen Services Internships

For Library Science students interested in working in Adult or Teen Services, Greenwood Public Library offers internships with the opportunity to gain a wide range of experience.  Our Interns provide reference, readers’ advisory and technology assistance at our reference desk as well as assist with program preparation and execution, writing book reviews and website maintenance.   Is there another aspect of public librarianship you are interested in?  Contact us, and we will work with you on developing internship goals that fit your interests.

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Join our staff of innovative, fearless librarians in our quest to push the envelope in children’s services and programming. If you are up for excitement and want an internship that will be tailored to your skill – or more importantly - dream set, we nurture a creative and supportive environment to allow you to hone your talents in all areas of children’s librarianship. Have you ever yearned to: embalm a chicken, coordinate a puppet wedding, host an overnight teddy bear sleep-over, or teach Windows Movie Maker with a laptop mobile classroom? If so, please send your application and begin a journey of adventure – just remember: this is NOT your grandmother’s library.

How to Apply

If you are interested in an internship at Greenwood Public Library, please contact Emily Ellis, Head of Reference and Teen Services, at eellis@greenwoodlibrary.us.