School of Media & Strategic Communications

Internship at Edmon Low Library

The OSU Library seeks a creative and tech savvy individual to serve as an Emerging Technology Intern.  The successful candidate will work with a mix of OSU Library faculty, staff and students as part of this role.  The Intern will assist with Library technology outreach, including but not limited to providing roving guidance, leading pop-up demonstrations, supporting existing programming such as  Tech Tuesday@2 (http://info.library. events, along with other duties as assigned.

The Emerging Technologies Intern will work 10 hours per week during the Fall 2017 semester (April 14-Dec. 15, 2017).  Hours will primarily be scheduled Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.  Special project hours may be assigned outside of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. with advance notice.

Employment as an intern is on a semester-by-semester basis.  Continued employment is contingent upon funding and performance.  This position may be eligible for internship credit for some majors.  Filing for credit is the responsibility of the student.

Salary:  $11.50/hour

Respoonsibilities: The Emerging Technologies Intern will work collaborative with OSU Library faculty, staff, and students in providing technology support, assistance, and training.  The Intern will help develop new initiatives, lead instructional sessions, assess effectiveness, support efforts in promoting technology available through the OSU Library, and other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:
* OSU student enrolled at least part-time (6 hours undergraduate/4 hours graduate).
* Strong communication skills.
* Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
* Comfort asking questions and seeking feedback.
* Comfort with public speaking.
* Comfort with technology.
* Knowledge of MS Word, Excel and ability to work on PC.
* Ability to maintain professional decorum in a team environment and accept constructive feedback.

Desired Qualifications:
* Experience with GoPro cameras.
* Experience with 360 cameras.
* Experience with popular Adobe products.
* Experience with 3D printing.

Application Instructions:  Application review will begin March 20, 2017.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Only complete applications will be considered.  Applicants must submit:

* An Internship Application ( with
* A letter of interest
* Resume

For more information, please visit or contact the Dean's office at 744-6322.

More About This Internship

Majors Considered:
* Education Technology
* Engineering
* Computer Science
* Communications
* Marketing

Benefits for the student:
* The student will hone out-of-the-box thinking.
* The student will develop communication and outreach skills.
* The student will gain on-camera experience.
* The student will increase technology knowledge and experience.
* The student will learn to work in a university outreach driven team and have the opportunity to interact with individuals from a variety of

Benefits to the Library:
* The Library will gain increased visibility fot technology offerings and tools available for students, faculty and staff.
* The Library will grow technology programming and engage with students throughout campus, including branch locations.
* The Library will gain additional student feedback on emerging technologies such as tools, software, and services with the potential to grow
  existing library services.