Lippincott Library Intern

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Lippincott Library Intern

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn's distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning. As an employer Penn has been ranked nationally on many occasions with the most recent award from Forbes who named Penn one of America's Best Employers By State in 2021.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement for all positions at the University of Pennsylvania. New hires are expected to be fully vaccinated before beginning work at the University. For more information about Penn's vaccine requirements and the use of Penn Open Pass, visit the Penn COVID-19 Response website for the latest information.

Posted Job Title
Lippincott Library Intern

Job Profile Title
Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt

Job Description Summary
Provides high-quality, customer-focused business information services to the Wharton School of Business and the larger University of Pennsylvania community.

Job Description

This position works with a team of librarian mentors across a wide range of library services, including research and teaching support, collection development and management, and instruction on resources, technologies and techniques.

Work collaboratively with a team of librarians to deliver business information support services across all phases of research, teaching and learning using a range of technologies.

- Maintain and improve guides to information resources, videos and other digital learning objects.
- Design and teach specialized classes and workshops.
- Assist with projects related to marketing and promoting library services and resources.
- Assist with program and service evaluation.


Current graduate student in ALA-accredited graduate degree program in library or information science.
- Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
- Service orientation, with the ability to face new and unexpected questions on a regular basis.
- Interest in business information.
- Ability to work with accuracy and attention to detail.

University of Pennsylvania has made the safety of our students, faculty, staff, and our surrounding community a top priority. As part of that commitment, the University announced that students, faculty, and staff are required to be

vaccinated against COVID . As a prospective and/or new employee at University of Pennsylvania, you will be required to comply with University's vaccination

protocol. Proof of full vaccination will be required at the time of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek a medical or religious exemption to the vaccination requirement.

Application Requirement:

A Cover Letter and Resume/CV are required to be considered for this position. Please upload your Cover Letter where it asks you to upload your Resume/CV; multiple documents are allowed.

Budgeted Pay:

$15.00 hr. commensurate with education and experience

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
University Library

Pay Range
$7.25 - $155.75

Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements
Background check may be required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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