Position is approved for approx. 12 weeks (June, July, August)
Intern will assist the taxonomy manager and web editor with the following tasks:
- Tagging priority website content in the metadata model.
- Testing the Word template used by editors.
- Reviewing metadata records for accuracy and completeness.
- Troubleshooting XML issues.
The successful intern will be a current student or recent graduate of a Bachelor’s or Master’s program in Library Science, Information/Computer Sciences, or another relevant field. Intern will also possess: fluency with metadata concepts, XML, and RDA; ability to work independently; attention to detail; and excellent writing and copyediting skills.
Send resume, cover letter and list of 3 professional references to Rana Salzmann, rsalzmann [at] planning [dot] org
In your cover letter, please explicitly address your past experience or education related to metadata, taxonomies, and database maintenance.
Candidates selected for interview will also take a proofreading/copyediting test.