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Richland County Public Library

Organization:
Richland County Public Library 
1431 Assembly Street
Columbia, SC 29201

Supervisor: 
Name: Kelly Coulter
Title: Visual Services Manager 
Email: kcoulter@myrcpl.com
Phone: 803-929-3466

Type of Organization:
 Agency  Media Organization  Governmental Agency  Educational  Not-For-Profit  Manufacturer, Retailer or Service  Other

Major Recommended for Position : 
 Advertising  Public Relations  Visual Communications  Broadcast Journalism  Print Journalism  Mass Communications Concentration

Pay:
Please note this is an unpaid internship/volunteer opportunity. A special unpaid internship application must be completed and submitted for consideration and resumes are encouraged.

Term: 
Fall Spring

Duties of Intern:
The Richland County Public Library is looking for a volunteer Virtual Services (Web site team) Intern (unpaid) to help with various tasks in the library’s Virtual Services department, located at the Main Library, 1431 Assembly St. Duties include various tasks such as but not limited to gathering, editing, and/or writing web content; working with individual departments and/or locations to plan web features; wireframing and using other planning mechanisms to communicate planned functionality; assisting the Virtual Services Manager with preparation for presentations; and reporting on projects and Web site usage. This is a great opportunity to learn how a working Web team manages the online presence of a high profile public agency.

Skills Required for Internship:
The student /prospective intern should be in good academic standing ( junior or senior level preferred) and willing to work at least 8 hours per week. Please note this is an unpaid internship/volunteer opportunity. A special unpaid internship application must be completed and submitted for consideration and resumes are encouraged. To apply, please e-mail Cathy Dolan, Volunteer Coordinator, at cdolan@myRCPL.com, or call 929-3436. Or for more information, contact Kelly Coulter at kcoulter@myRCPL.com or call 929-3466.