Interns at SHPD may engage in a variety of activities in the support of the library. Activities include, but are not limited to: digitization, cataloging, filing, rehousing, and application of metadata.
The SHPD library is a non-circulating collection of materials related to the activities of the branches of the State Historic Preservation Department, which include Archaeology, Architecture, and History & Culture. SHPD’s collection contains information on more than 38,000 historic sites in Hawaiʻi.
- LIS 601 Introduction to Reference & Information Services
- LIS 605 Metadata Creation
- LIS 610 Foundations of Information Professions*
- LIS 641 Digital Librarianship*
* = Desired, but not necessary
The intern shall be able to utilize a PC desktop computer, and be competent in written and oral communication, with a strong organizational ability. The intern must embody the professionalism expected in a place of business.
The librarian’s work hours are Monday through Friday, 7:15am-4:00pm. Internship hours may flex within the librarian’s work hours.
Goals and Outcomes
While at SHPD, the library intern shall be able to touch on the following student learning outcomes:
- SLO2 Professions: Apply history and ethics to develop a professional LIS identity.
- SLO4 Technologies: Evaluate and apply information technologies
- SLO5 Cultures: Engage with diverse communities and/or indigenous cultures.
- SLO6 Management: Demonstrate skills necessary to manage and work effectively within information organizations.
The librarian will: 1) Perform weekly check-in meetings with the intern, and assess progress made on assignments; 2) Assist the intern in the mid-term progress report process by providing further feedback on assigned work and adaptation to the work environment; and 3) End with a summative assessment of the intern and their work.
Weekly updates, mid-term meeting, and a final assessment.
- Stacy Naipo
- (808) 692-8041