Title: Youth Services Summer Intern (part-time, paid)

Duties: The Merrimack Public Library is looking for a student intern who wishes to gain practical library experience by supporting the Department Head and staff in our fast-paced Youth Services Department.  Duties include assisting patrons (primarily children from birth to age 17 and their caregivers) in the use of the library, assisting with special events and activities, and promoting of library materials.  The 10-week internship runs from June 12 through August 19, 2017. The schedule will include an average of 20 hours/week and will be determined by intern and supervisor.  Hours may be applied to school credits (to be determined by Intern’s academic institution).   The Library encourages that the Intern keep a journal to track time and read professional articles regarding library trends and best practices (accessible through the library). MLIS students are particularly encouraged to apply, but the position is open to other college students if the work is applicable to their field of study.  Deadline to apply Sunday, March 26, 2017, or until filled.

Qualifications: Candidate must exhibit excellent customer service relations towards patrons of all ages; have good computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office. MLS Candidate preferred

Closing Date: March 26, 2017 or until filled

Salary: $12.00/hour

To Apply: Send Library Application, cover letter and resume to Yvette Couser, Director via email: ycouser@merrimacklibrary.org

or by mail: Yvette Couser

                 Merrimack Public Library

                470 Daniel Webster Highway

                Merrimack, NH 03054


 Application and Job Description found below.