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Intern - Librarian

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Overview
Do you love library science, but feel like the MARC format is holding you back? Are you passionate about information literacy, but school and public libraries aren't your dream? Are you tired of Dewey and want to invent your own classification structure? 
 
If you answered "yes" to any of those questions, come join our awesome team of top-notch communicators for the summer! Akamai's Network Documentation team is looking for a fearless, independent intern to help tame our information wilderness. We believe that introducing library and information science into a fast-moving computer engineering environment makes everyone, from hardware engineers to field technicians, happier and more effective in their work. 
 
We're looking for an information professional who is hungry for adventure and innovation, ready to try blazing their own trail, and comfortable working with highly technical materials. Send us your resume and a project, portfolio, or paper that showcases how great you are at skills like these.
*Cataloging or classification, especially of non-traditional materials
*Information literacy instruction or advocacy
*Understanding information-seeking behavior
*Designing or modifying schemes and standards to meet user or collection needs
*Applying information science in a technical or engineering setting
*Understanding a community, audience, or non-user group

Applicants will not be considered unless they are currently enrolled in a college or university with a graduation date between December 2020 and May 2023.

About the Intern Program
The Akamai Summer Internship Program is designed to give students the opportunity to apply their skills, gain valuable experience, and contribute to the organization in a meaningful way. Internships are project-based and focus on real business challenges important to Akamai’s continued success. Program participants will be encouraged to be proactive members on their team, taking on a comfortable level of responsibility, and challenged to think critically and creatively. 

In addition to your day-to-day responsibilities, program participants will be invited to a variety of formal and informal trainings, interact frequently with company leadership, and attend social events. Akamai is committed to your professional development and you will receive ongoing formal and informal feedback throughout your summer experience.
Required Education and Skills
* Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s in a related field and returning to the program after the completion of the internship.
* Available to work 40 hours per week during the intern cycle.

Desired Skills
* Strong written and verbal communication
* Prior experience with library systems

About Akamai Technologies

Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. Top brands globally rely on Akamai to help them realize competitive advantage through agile solutions that extend the power of their multi-cloud architectures. Akamai keeps decisions, apps and experiences closer to users than anyone - and attacks and threats far away. Akamai's portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access and video delivery solutions is supported by unmatched customer service, analytics and 24/7/365 monitoring. To learn how Akamai is shaping the future of digital transformation, visit www.akamai.com and follow @AkamaiCareers on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.


Akamai is a growing, and evolving, company with offices and operations around the world. As such, we strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome, and enabled to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team. Our commitment to diversity reaches beyond our corporate offices, to our business partners and suppliers who share the same principles, and whose employees we value as integral to the Akamai business family. Learn more at www.akamai.com/diversity.


Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here

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