Seeks Diversity Intern
Oberlin juniors: have you ever wondered whos on the front
lines of battling against censorship? Or whose job is it to ensure
that information in all forms is available equally to all citizens?
Did you know that the people on the front lines of these issues
are also part of one of the fastest-growing professions of the information
age? The demand for these folks is rising along with their
salaries. Who are they? Theyre librarians, AKA Information
Oberlin College Library is currently seeking applications from juniors
for the position of Library Diversity Fellow. Funded by a grant
from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), this program
provides students with an in-depth introduction to libraries and
the library profession. Fellows work on extensive projects with
library staff with the chance to present at a professional conference.
Some perks include earning some of the best student wages on campus
($7.50/hr), plus guaranteed employment for spring, summer and fall
of 2002, as well as the certainty of spending Winter Term 2003 at
a leading American library. Preference will be given to students
from groups under-represented in the library profession (African
Americans, Asian Pacific Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Native
Americans). Applications and in-depth information can be found at
all branch libraries and Mudd.
learn more about the IMLS program, please visit our website at http://www.oberlin.edu/library/IMLS.
Read all about the program and then download an application. Tell
all your friends. Tell your mom.
please hurry: applications are due Friday, November 16. We look
forward to hearing from you. Please direct any questions or concerns
to either or both of the following people: Heather.Smith@oberlin.edu
(Diversity Intern Coordinator) x8285 ext.291 or Alita.Pierson@oberlin.edu
(Library Diversity Graduate Intern) x8285 ext. 292.
Library Diversity Graduate Intern