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Internship Process Notes

LIB 126 ARCHIVES & DIGITAL COLLECTIONS INTERNSHIP

PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU ARE INVESTIGATING A NEW INTERNSHIP SITE, PCC REQUIRES AN INTERNSHIP AGREEMENT CONTRACT WITH ALL INTERNSHIP SITES.  THE CONTRACT APPROVAL PROCESS MUST BE COMPLETED BY THE END OF MAY FOR SUMMER INTERNSHIPS 
Student Procedures and Requirements

  • IN PREPARATION FOR YOUR INTERNSHIP:

Consult with program instructor and program coordinator to identify possible internship sites, determine your availability and discuss your internship learning objectives.
Consult the LIB 126 Internship Course Description (below) for example learning objectives

  • SELECT AND APPLY FOR AN INTERNSHIP SITE (click on the current Internship Sites Tab above):

 Schedule a preliminary meeting with the Internship site supervisor to discuss and complete the
LIB 126 Digitization Skills Internship Agreement Form (see below).

Consider this meeting as you would an employment interview.  You may be asked to provide a resume and/or complete an application or other form.  Be prepared for this meeting - you may also be asked questions about your skills, interest in the project and hours of availability.  

  • PRIOR TO THE START OF YOUR INTERNSHIP:

Meet with your site supervisor to complete the Learning Agreement form (linked below): 

LIB 126 Archives & Digital Collections Internship Learning Agreement Form 

Submit the completed (and signed) forms to the program coordinator prior to the start of your internship.  

Enrollment in the LIB 126 Archives & Digital Collections Internship course is required for internship credit.  
Contact the program coordinator for permission to register for the LIB 126 course

  • DURING YOUR INTERNSHIP:

Maintain an  Internship Log  to document your work hours, your assignments/activities during the internship and any comments. 

Documentation of your work hours and activities is required to earn credit for the course (60 hours minimum).  Detailed documentation of your activities will be useful for your resume and future job applications. 

Questions or concerns during your internship should be directed to your site supervisor.

You can also contact the course instructor/program coordinator Joanna Chen Cham

The course instructor will conduct a site visit and/or contact you and your internship supervisor during the term. 

  • AT THE COMPLETION OF YOUR INTERNSHIP:

Provide a copy the  Internship Performance Evaluation  form to your site supervisor.  Meet with your site supervisor to discuss your evaluation. Submit the signed evaluation to the program coordinator upon completion of your internship or by the last day of classes for the Summer Session (For Summer 2018: 8/23/18). 

Submit a completed  Intern Site Evaluation to the program coordinator before the last day of classes for the Summer Session (For Summer 2018: 8/23/18). 

INTERNSHIP FORMS: