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 20-30 hours of training and field trips focused on library, college, and career skills and 70-80 hours of hands-on work experience for a total of 100 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 4-6 hours a week during out of school time from November 2020 through June 2021
- Moderate to high level of English fluency (bilingual a plus)
- Signed consent of parents to engage in 100 hours of intern service during out-of-school time
This project is made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, grant number RE-95-17-0046-17. Funding for Librarians of Tomorrow internship program is provided by The Charles Hayden Foundation, and The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation.