Library Data Services - Technical Services Intern

Federal Reserve Bank (FRB)

Kansas City, MO

Kansas City, MO, US
Kansas City, MO
30+ days ago


Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

Data Services: Technical Services Intern

The data services technical intern will focus on developing skills to support the acquisition, onboarding, and data management life cycle of acquired data resources. Key projects will include managing data inventories and metadata about data resources, working with information technology (IT) staff to troubleshoot access issues, and supporting research reproducibility via data citations and data releases.

The Research Library at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City is recruiting for a Data Services Intern. The Research Library provides support for innovative research on monetary policy and macroeconomics.
Key Projects: 

Build a knowledge database to support evaluation of economic data resources
Assist with the creation and update of workflows and corresponding documentation
Revise and enhance data bibliographic records in system-wide ILS

These positions will provide excellent experience for students interested in developing skills relevant to data services, business librarianship, or positions in special or corporate libraries. Applicants must be able to work at least 20 hours a week. The internships are for both fall and spring semesters through May 15th. Applicants should also meet the requirements below.

Required Education and Skills: 

  • Basic knowledge and skills related to data management, curation, reproducibility, and/or acquisition
  • Strong interest in data support services
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills 
  • Proven ability to work independently 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Current enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate program 
  • Enrollment in a library or information science graduate program and/or two (2) years’ experience in a library setting working with data preferred
  • Incumbent must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless the Bank grants an accommodation based on a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

To Apply: 

  • Click here to apply for Library Information Management Intern 
  • Please attach a resume, cover letter and unofficial transcript copy. 
  • Please apply by August 30, 2021 to be considered. 

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