Teen Department Intern

NOW HIRING: TEEN INTERN

JOB TITLE: Teen Department Intern

LOCATION: Headquarters Library, Teen Department

DATE OF INTERNSHIP: January 1 - April 30, 2023

COMPENSATION: $500 stipend upon successful completion of internship

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Monday, December 5, 2022

HOURS: 6-10 hours per week. The intern must complete at least 130 hours of work to qualify for the stipend. The schedule varies, but will mostly be weekdays between 4-7pm and one Saturday a month.


​​The Teen Department of the Spartanburg County Public Libraries offers an internship program designed to give Spartanburg County teens ages 14-18 an opportunity to work in a public library setting and gain hands-on experience and valuable skills. There are three internship cycles a year: January-April, May-August, and September-December.


YOU WILL MOSTLY:
  • Provide input on department initiatives and library services
  • Collaborate with staff on program planning and provide program assistance
  • Shelve and maintain neatness of the teen collections
  • Create social media content and make book displays
  • Generally assist Teen Department staff and the public in the Teen Hub
  • Plan and lead a teen program as the culmination of internship

IT WOULD BE AWESOME IF YOU:
  • Are energetic and enthusiastic with a positive attitude and a willingness to do whatever is required
  • Are organized, punctual, and able to adhere to a schedule
  • Are welcoming and friendly to all teens (especially new ones!)
  • Possess strong communication skills
  • Are willing to take direction, learn quickly, and work independently in both quiet and high-energy environments
  • Exhibit creativity, a good work ethic, and flexibility
  • Enjoy reading teen literature and have a Spartanburg County Public Library card
  • Have the ability to push heavy carts

WHY IT’S GREAT TO BE OUR INTERN:
  • Gain work experience and community service
  • A digital portfolio of initiatives and accomplishments assembled throughout the internship
  • $500 stipend upon successful completion of internship

This position is not an employee of the Spartanburg County Public Libraries. Interns must be Spartanburg County residents or attend a Spartanburg County school.

The Teen Department is committed to welcoming and serving all teens in our community. We accept, value, and respect difference and encourage all interested teens to apply.


 
 
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