Project Code: NIC-USA-2

Learn All About Jail and Prison Libraries

Project Title Learn All About Jail and Prison Libraries
Project Summary Apply your growing expertise in communications to the field of corrections. During this internship, you will support projects related to correctional librarianship through research, writing, outreach, and data analysis
Country United States
Agency National Institute of Corrections
DoS Office N/A
Post N/A
Section N/A
Number of Interns 2
Project Description

This project continues the work of the Data Driven Librarianship in Corrections (DDLC) project (see www.nicic.gov/data-driven-librarianship-in-corrections) of the National Institute of Corrections. As an intern, you will be responsible for supporting this initiative by applying a variety of research and communications skills. Working closely with the DDLC project manager, you will assist with the project's issue reports, webinar series, community of practice, outreach, and project development. You will be expected to attend weekly team meetings by telephone and Internet. All meeting times are Eastern. Applicants with professional experience working in libraries and/or corrections are preferred.

Required Skills or Interests
Skill(s)
Analytical writing
Data analysis
Marketing
Research
Storytelling/blogging/vlogging
Writing
Additional Information

The ideal candidate will be familiar with basic research methods and plain language writing. Hours for the internship are flexible and can be crafted around an academic schedule.