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Serials and Multimedia Inventory Internship/Volunteer Opportunity

Reports to: Art Librarian/Archivist

Pay Category: Unpaid

Other compensation: Occasional food and travel

Required Hours: 15-20 hours per week for a for-credit internship; 5-10 hours per week for volunteering (one day, at least initially for training, must be a Monday)

Overview of responsibilities:

  • Physically organize serials, videos, and audio material in the Robert A. Roth Study Center
  • Inventory serials, videos, and audio material using our online cataloging software (LibraryWorld)
  • Compile bibliographic information in spreadsheet software (Excel or Google Sheets) for items not yet in our online catalog using items themselves and public tools like WorldCat

Desired skills and qualifications:

  • Precise attention to detail, especially alphabetical and numerical organization
  • Accurate typing transcription
  • Ability to self-direct in a project and follow written procedures
  • Previous experience with cataloging and/or spreadsheet software helpful

To apply for this internship, please send your cover letter, resume, and one letter of recommendation to Gretchen Neidhardt, Art Librarian/Archivist, at

Contact Info:
Job Type: Unpaid Internship
Location: Chicago, West Town