LLAMA Webinar Helps You Develop an Internship Program

Have you ever thought you would like to start an internship program at your library, but just don’t have the time? The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “Putting a Library Internship Program to Work for You and Your Library,” on June 10, at 1:30-3:00 PM (Central time).

This webinar will offer strategies for managing an internship program and will focus on ways to make it manageable for the library staff and enriching for the interns. The presenters have experience planning internships for MLIS students as well as high school and college students. They bring perspectives from academic and public libraries.

Participants will learn:

  • strategies for promoting and scoping internships to attract the desired candidates
  • how to build in reflective learning experiences for the interns
  • ways of structuring the internship to provide a rich learning experience for the interns while ensuring that none of the library staff are overextended.

Presenters: Sue Erickson, Susan Paddock

Fees: LLAMA member $49; Non-LLAMA member $59; LLAMA group rate (5 or more people at one site) $199; Non-LLAMA group rate (5 or more people at one site) $239

Register online: http://tinyurl.com/3zhtecm

Register with a purchase order or by mail: registration form (PDF, 1 pg.).

Can’t attend the live event?  No problem! If you register, you will automatically receive a link to the recorded version for later viewing.

For questions about this webinar or other LLAMA programs, contact Fred Reuland. freuland@ala.org

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