Librarians of Tomorrow is an innovative, hands-on internship program for 10th-12th grade students from diverse backgrounds with an interest in library careers. We seek committed and enthusiastic individuals who are ready to learn, work, and help others.
- Build your academic, college, and career readiness skills with support from a mentor
- Work behind the scenes on developing cutting-edge programming and projects
- Receive a stipend, volunteer service hours and resume-building experience
- Meet other likeminded teens from across NYC
- Make a difference!
What You'll Do
- Complete 25-35 hours of training and field trips focused on library, college, and career skills and 100-110 hours of hands-on work experience for a total of 135 hours
- Create a capstone project based on your special interests and that connects to the Library's mission
- Assist with a variety of library programs, events, and projects
- Welcome people to the library and provide customer service
- Interest in libraries and helping people
- Enrolled in a NYC high school in 10th-12th grade
- Available 5-8 hours a week during out of school time from November 2018 through June 2019
- Moderate to high level of English fluency (bilingual a plus)
- Signed consent of parents to engage in 135 hours of intern service during out-of-school time
This project is made possible by a grant from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services RE-95-17-0046-17 and supporters of BPL’s 2018 Gala Philanthropic Auction.