State Historic Preservation Department, State of Hawaii Dept. of Land & Natural Resources

601 Kamokila Blvd., Suite 555, Kapolei, HI 96707

Internship Description

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.

Library/Collection Description

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.

Required Qualifications

  • 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

Desired Qualifications

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.

Weekly Schedule

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.

Evaluation Methods

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.

Evaluation Schedule

Weekly updates, mid-term meeting, and a final assessment.

Contact Information

Stacy Naipo
(808) 692-8041
Last Updated: 2020February12