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One (1) unit :
CE 100 Section 50368
Two (2) units :
CE 100 Section 50366
Section 50367 (Instructor: MCDONOUGH)
Two (2) units :
CE 150 Section 72119 (Instructor:
CE 100 Section 72013 (Instructor: TBA)
Section 72014 (Instructor: TBA)
Section 72010 (Instructor: TBA)
Units earned for Cooperative Education
Internship (CE 150) or Cooperative Education Work Experience (CE
100) can be applied to the Electives Group II requirement for a
Library and Information Technology AS Degree or Certificate.
Contact the people listed below, or visit the
Department (Coop-Ed) website for more information about setting up an
internship (including finding a site, setting up objectives, course
registration, forms, deadlines, and other requirements). Some current internship
opportunities are also listed below.
Professor and Cooperative Education Coordinator
for Library & Information Technology (Fall & Spring Semesters)
Library, Room 211
Tel.: 760-744-1150 x2967
Academic Dept. Assistant
Bruce McDonough, Dept. Chair
Cooperative Education Department
ST-54, Staff building 3
Tel.: 760-744-1150 x2354
CURRENT INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR LIBRARY AND
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY STUDENTS
Last updated December 11, 2012
If you would like to post an internship job here, please contact Tamara
Weintraub (see above).
More information is available below or in the LIT
Internship Brochure for Employers.
STUDENTS: If you are interested
in any of the employers below, please contact and make arrangements directly
with the listed contact person.
More information about internships is available below or in the
LIT Internship Brochure for Students
INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS AND EMPLOYERS:
This is not a comprehensive listing of opportunities
available, and is provided as a courtesy to Library and Information
Technology students and potential internship employers. Students wishing to
do their internship at other sites should contact those sites.
Palomar College does not guarantee that students will be
accepted for an internship at any of the sites listed here.
Palomar College does not guarantee that employers listed
here will get interns from our program.
Palomar College does not provide any monetary compensation
for internship employers, supervisors, or students.
Palomar College is not involved in any other way with the
placement, hiring, or employment of its students who perform paid or unpaid
internships at non-Palomar College work sites for their cooperative
Per California Education Code 78249, students who are
enrolled in cooperative work experience education (CE 100 or CE 150) through
Palomar College and are not getting paid for these services
by their cooperative education employer are covered by Palomar Community
College Districtís workerís compensation/liability insurance outside of the
classroom. Contact the Cooperative Education Department (see above) for more
Palomar College Library
1140 W. Mission Rd., San Marcos, CA 92069
Assist patrons at the Circulation Desk, learn basics of
materials processing, shelve materials using the LC classification system.
This is a non-paid internship.
Library Staff Supervisor
(760) 744-1150 x3242
MiraCosta College Library
Oceanside Campus Library: 1 Barnard
Drive, Oceanside CA 92056
San Elijo Campus Library: 3333
Manchester Avenue, Cardiff CA 92007
FALL & SPRING SEMESTER INTERNSHIPS ONLY; PLEASE CONTACT US AT LEAST
30 DAYS IN ADVANCE TO ARRANGE
This non-paid volunteer assignment includes the following tasks:
Public Services interns will assist library
users with a variety of circulation needs at the Circulation
check out circulating library material and academic reserve
periodicals and academic reserve items, assist users to locate
library material, locate and pull material to fill library hold
requests, shelve returned materials, and perform shelf reading).
Technical Services interns will assist with
a variety of clerical and data-entry tasks related to the
acquisition, processing, and cataloging of library materials.
Assist library staff with special projects (e.g., collection
shifting, creating signage)
All interns/volunteers should inquire with MiraCosta
College Library at least 30 days prior to desired internship start date, and
must complete MiraCosta Community College District volunteer forms provided by
their MCCC Library internship supervisor prior to beginning internship hours.
Electronic Resources Librarian
San Elijo Library & Information Hub
Escondido Public Library
See volunteer/internship opportunities at
Volunteer Coordinator, Escondido Public Library
San Diego County Library, Vista Branch
700 Eucalyptus Avenue, Vista, CA 92084
The Vista Library is the busiest of the 33 County branches.
Itís a great place to learn and find out if the public library system is for
you. The library is open 7 days a week which allows us to accommodate most
Opportunities exist for internships in the library as well as the
Books-By-Mail and Literacy programs:
Clear items from the hold shelf
Coordinate with staff to fill the paging list
Assist staff when emptying the book drop
Process the daily shipment
Sort and shelve materials/carts
Assist customers at the circulation desk including
Duties: Literacy Program
Input learner/tutor information in database
Input monthly reports/updates
Scan tutor/learner files and reports
Monthly report/update calls
Checking in items and shelving
Checking items in
Routing in requested items
Updating customerís reading list file
Unpacking Books-by-Mail bags
Answering the phone
Books-by-Mail e-mail retrieval
Putting application packets together
NOTE: Prior to the start of an internship, students
must complete the
San Diego County Library Volunteer requirements and submit the volunteer
application (click here to obtain details and documents).
Tifereth Israel Synagogue
6660 Cowles Mountain Blvd., San Diego, CA 92119
Tifereth Israel Synagogue maintains a small, special library
to support the needs of the congregationís religious school, pre-school, and
adult congregants. The library contains a collection of about 3000 books and
DVDís, a computer lab, and a projection system.
Duties may include some or all of the following, schedule permitting:
Assist children, teachers, and synagogue members with
their library needs
Circulation (check-in and check-out)
Keep the library room in order, including shelf-reading
Prepare the library cart for weekend events
Prepare bulletin board exhibits
Regular communication with the supervising librarian and
the chairperson of the library committee
The intern will be paid 2 hours per week ($9.00/hour);
the remaining number of hours required to receive credit for the internship
will be volunteer.
This position is available until filled. Hours should
(but may not necessarily) coincide with the hours that the synagogueís
religious school is in session Sunday mornings and Wednesday afternoons.
The intern will need to become familiar with the
libraryís computer system and software, Alexandria, from the Companion
Corporation. All catalog maintenance and circulation functions are performed
on Alexandria. The supervising librarian will train the intern on
Alexandria. The supervising librarian has an MLS degree, is a member of the
library committee, and is currently employed as a reference librarian in a
San Diego area public library.
A familiarity with Jewish beliefs, practices and rituals
is helpful, but not essential for this position.
Library Committee Chair
San Diego Archaeological Center
Archaeological Library Internship
16666 San Pasqual Valley Road, Escondido, CA 92027-7001
Description of the Internship
With the assistance of Center staff, the intern will arrange and catalog
materials in the Centerís library. During the course of the internship, the
intern will take a leading role in the cataloging, sorting and storing of
research files and creating user guides for these collections. The intern will
also assist staff members in locating and borrowing materials for in-house
research. Center staff will instruct the intern on archival procedures, computer
cataloging, storage requirements, and preventative conservation. In addition,
the intern will become familiar with historical trends in archaeological
practice in the San Diego area and will be introduced to current legal and
ethical issues in archaeological curation as well as the concerns and rights of
culturally affiliated groups with regard to archaeological materials.
Objectives of the Internship
- Accession and catalog new and previously unprocessed books into the
- Evaluates general condition of the archive
- Catalogues collection according to standardized SDAC nomenclature
- Organizes collection by document type, personal collection, and site
- Stores paper material in appropriate archival-quality containers
- Observes and learns Center procedures for regular collection inspection,
pest control, and monitoring of environmental conditions
- Provides assistance to Center staff and outside researchers in the use
of collections, including access, retrieval, and replacement of library
- Supervisor: Library Specialist
- Record Keeping: The intern will track time spent on library and special
- Work Schedule: To be determined by the intern and supervisor. Minimum
hours may be required for course credit as prescribed by the internís
- Evaluations: The intern will meet periodically with the supervisor to
review progress. A final evaluation will be made by the supervisor at the
end of the internship. Evaluation will be based on the internís reliability
and ability to follow directions and complete tasks in a timely manner.
- Other conditions: The intern is expected to comply with all
requirements of collections and library policy, security, and public
relations applicable to regular staff.
- Ability to work effectively with Center personnel
- Some knowledge of San Diego area prehistory and history is preferred
- Knowledge of archival procedures
- Ability to learn collections processing policies and procedures
- Experience with Word and Excel
- Associate's or Bachelor's degree in archaeology, anthropology, history,
museum studies, public history, library science, ethnic studies, or related
discipline, or currently enrolled in such a program.
Ad Muniz, PhD
San Diego: 10455 Pomerado Rd., San Diego, CA 92131-1799
Irvine: 2855 Michelle, Ste. 300 Rm. 316, Irvine, CA 9206
Assist with reference, circulation, materials processing,
Internships are available at either the San Diego (Walter
Library) or Irvine (Information Resource Center) locations of Alliant
University. This is a non-paid internship.
Alliant International University
10455 Pomerado Road
San Diego, CA 92131
San Diego Mesa College - LRC
Library & Audio Visual Services
7250 Mesa College Dr., San Diego, CA 92111-4918
The emphasis of the assignment is to provide
Instructional/technical support to Library instruction classes, Reference Area,
and Career Collections.
This non-paid volunteer assignment includes the following tasks:
Assist faculty and students in the use of electronic
Assist librarians with set up for library orientation
Support/assist Network Specialist with computer updates
Receive, catalog and file reference materials
Maintain and update Reference statistical data
Maintain Career Collection and re-shelve books as needed
Supply and update library forms
Assist patrons at the Circulation Counter
Assist in security sweeps at closing (if on evening
All interns/volunteers must complete a SDCCD Volunteer form and obtain
fingerprint live scan and TB test at their expense.
Instructional Support Supervisor
Library & Audio Visual Services
San Diego Mesa College-LRC