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Technical Services Internship, Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum (Rowley)

The Phillips Library Technical Services Department is seeking an intern from June 6 - August 22, 2024. Under the direction of the Technical Services Librarian and Assistant Cataloging Librarian the intern will participate in collection development activities including library stacks space management, uncataloged material assessment, copy cataloging, and metadata creation. The intern will have the opportunity to learn about the scope of the library’s collections and its acquisitions policy, and will conduct assessments of uncataloged resources. This internship provides a stipend of $1500.00 and will require approximately 15 hours a week, on site. 

PEM is committed to enhancing diversity in its staff, visitors, exhibitions and programs while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to our goals and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in these areas.


Interest in library services or a related field. Competence with Microsoft Office suite; familiarity with Library of Congress classification, authorities and subject headings a plus. Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational and interpersonal skills. The intern will be handling boxes up to 40 lbs. Please note that this position is in Rowley, MA and requires a car for transportation to the Collections Center.

Full/Part Time





$1,500.00  / June 6 - August 22, 2024

Closing Date

How to Apply

Candidates should apply at Applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in Phillips Library! Please visit us online at


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