Library Intern

  • Interlochen, MI
  • Intern

Company Description

Interlochen Center for the Arts is the recipient of the National Medal of Arts and the only organization in the world that brings together: a 2,500-student summer camp program; a 500-student fine arts boarding high school; opportunities for hundreds of adults to engage in fulfilling artistic and creative programs; two 24-hour listener-supported public radio stations (classical music and news); more than 600 arts presentations annually by students, faculty and world-renowned guest artists; a global alumni base spanning eight decades, including leaders in arts and all other endeavors. For information, visit Interlochen online at


Interlochen Center for the Arts includes:

Interlochen Arts Academy

Interlochen Arts Academy, a fine arts boarding high school, offers the highest quality artistic training combined with comprehensive college-preparatory academics. The Academy also offers post-graduate opportunities.

Interlochen Arts Camp

Young artists from around the world gather at Interlochen each summer to learn, create and perform alongside leading artists and instructors. Programs are offered to students in grades three through twelve.

Interlochen College of Creative Arts

Adult artists thrive on opportunities to learn and express themselves creatively. The College of Creative Arts offers programs in a variety of arts disciplines.

Interlochen Public Radio

Classical Music: 88.7 FM, Interlochen; 88.5 FM, Mackinaw City; 94.7 FM, Traverse City and 100.9 FM, East Jordan/Charlevoix

News Radio: 91.5 FM, Traverse City; 90.1 FM, Harbor Springs/Petoskey; 89.7 FM, Manistee/Ludington

Streaming online at  Through two listener-supported broadcast services, Interlochen Public Radio (IPR) connects northwest Michigan with arts, news and culture on a global scale. IPR also gives significant focus to local and regional news, information and artists.

Interlochen Presents

Interlochen brings dozens of world-renowned artists to northwest Michigan, enhancing the region’s position on the global arts map. Interlochen presents more than 600 events each year by students, faculty and guest artists, making Interlochen one of the nation’s largest arts presenters.

Job Description

Interlochen Center for the Arts, one of America’s most prestigious institutions for arts education, performance and fine arts presentations seeks to hire an Intern for the Seabury Academic Library.  The Seabury Academic Library serves the many arts and academic programs at both Interlochen Arts Camp and Interlochen Arts Academy in a variety of ways. The library staff builds meaningful relationships with faculty, staff and students and assists patrons in finding information. The library also provides a collection that reflects and anticipates patron’s needs.

The Library Intern will work closely with the Bonisteel Library Director and other library staff members in order to provide library services to the ICA community. 

Essential Responsibilities/Principal Activities:

The Library intern is expected to provide reference to students, faculty and staff, assist patrons with technology issues, circulate library materials, process library materials including the binding of music library items, new academic library materials and those being taken out of the collection. This unique intern position also provides the intern with experience to work with library staff on special projects dealing with outreach, programming and initiatives.


The Library Intern position will commence this academic year, finishing in May 25th 2014, evening and weekend hours are required.


  • Bachelor Degree, working towards an MLS
  • Previous library experience a plus
  • Ability to communicate professionally
  • Demonstrate exceptional written and spoken communication skills
  • Be able to work standing for long periods of time
  • Ability to work Evening s and Weekends
  • Lift up to 25lbs

Additional Information


A $5,000.00 stiped plus room and board is provided for this position.

Application Process:

Required documents for application are: cover letter, resume and three professional references.  These documents should be uploaded into your application, under the additional documents section.  You can complete the online application by clicking the "I'm interested" green button.  

If you are unable to upload the additional documents at time of application you can email them to, subject title: Library Intern.  Materials will only be accepted electronically. 


Review of materials will commence immediately and continue until the position has been filled.

Materials submitted will be held in strictest confidence.