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Internship Opportunities with the National Library of Medicine’s Office of Engagement and Training

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The National Library of Medicine’s Office of Engagement and Training and our partners at BLH Technologies, Inc will be hosting summer interns between May and August 2022, working on projects in the areas of library and information science, research, communications, and training.

We invite internship applications from candidates with education across the humanities and social sciences (including library and information science, public health, communications, and others). Candidates from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs), Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs), and other minority-serving institutions (MSIs) are particularly encouraged to apply.

Interns will primarily be responsible for conducting research and collecting data related to biomedical and public health curriculum at minority-serving institutions (MSIs). Additional projects may include updating training materials and website content, developing storyboards and data visualizations, and supporting evaluations.

All or most of the interns’ time will be spent working virtually.

Benefits to Interns

  • A monthly stipend
  • An opportunity to gain direct experience working with the federal government in support of important public health programs
  • Mentorship and training opportunities; a personalized professional development plan
  • An intellectually stimulating interdisciplinary learning community

Expectations from Interns

  • A Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
  • Work with staff from BLH and NLM to support research, communications, and training projects within the library and information science field.
  • Report work progress to assigned supervisor; contribute to reports and presentations as tasked.
  • Commitment to work 20-30 hours per week between May 23 and August 12, 2022. If needed, approval may be granted for slight modifications due to school calendars.

How to Apply

Please submit applications through this link and submit requested documentation to hr@blhtech.com. Deadline for receipt of applications is April 15, 2022.

To apply for an internship position, please submit the following:

  • A C/V or resume
  • Completed application form (to be provided)
  • Two writing samples (2,000 words or less each)
  • A brief essay (500 words or less) that addresses:
  • Why you are interested in the internship
  • Your career aspirations
  • Teamwork experience(s)
  • Why you should be selected for the internship
  • Name and contact information for two references.

If you have any questions on the terms of the internship, please contact hr@blhtech.com.

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Network of the National Library of Medicine/NNLM Region 4
University of Utah
Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library
10 North 1900 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-5890
Phone: 801-587-3650
This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012344 with the University of Utah Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library.

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