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1. Library Monographs Intern - Under the supervision of the Head of Library Services, the intern may perform these tasks: catalog books and serials, perform minor preservation repair, manage a database of gifts and accessions, participate in collection development projects, and staff the reference and information desk as needed. Job posting

2. Clements Metadata Intern - Under the supervision of the Digital Archivist, the intern will be responsible for metadata creation, normalization, and crosswalking for both existing Briscoe Center digital assets and digital assets that will be created in the course of the Clements project. The intern will also be responsible for assisting the Digital Archivist in the ongoing creation and maintenance of project documentation. This position may also be responsible for creating tutorials, contributing to content development for metadata staff in-service, and investigating potential reuses for our existing metadata. Job posting

3. Energy and Natural Resources Intern - Under the supervision of the archivist for the ExxonMobil Historical Collection, the intern will assist with the arrangement and description of the Energy and Natural Resources collections and other tasks as assigned. The intern will primarily assist with the arrangement and description of photographs from the ExxonMobil Historical Collection, but may also have the opportunity to work with records, artifacts, and multimedia materials, and to provide assistance to patrons at the Center’s reference desk. Job posting

4. Library Serials Internship - Student library positions at the Briscoe Center provide interns with in-depth, comprehensive experience working in a research/academic library under the supervision of the Head of Library Services. Interns will work with rare and non-rare items and maintain the Center’s holdings in the University of Texas Library Catalog. The internship offers practical experience using MARC records, OCLC, Library of Congress subject headings and call numbers. Other tasks include: metadata assignment for print and non-print materials, minor preservation repair, reference services, collection management, and assisting with curation of digital exhibits. Employee will also assist with monthly shipments of materials and clerical duties.   Job posting