1+ months

Learning Lab Intern

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Learning Lab Intern
Requisition Number DU07579
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $8.80-$8.80
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education

Undergraduate student (more than 12 credit hours)

Required Related Experience

Letter of reference from a faculty member should be submitted to carolstreet@uky.edu

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

sitting for periods of time working on computer, able to lift objects 10-20 lbs


Typically 9:00-5:00 Monday – Friday, with flexibility for selected students schedule

Job Summary

The UK Libraries Division of Special Collections seeks applications from undergraduate students for internships in the Special Collections Learning Lab. The purpose of the Special Collections Learning Lab is to promote student research, scholarship, and creativity, and more fully integrate Special Collections and primary source materials into the teaching and research mission of the University. Special Collections undergraduate interns will be paired with unprocessed or under-processed archival collections and taught how to arrange and describe rare or unique collections in their area of research interest, while enhancing access through the production of guides, exhibits, or transcriptions. In addition, interns will create a poster, presentation, or exhibit reflecting on the impact the internship had on their research. This final project may be designed to dovetail with a required capstone or other academic requirement

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

The student should have attention to detail, writing, and editing skills, and the ability to follow department procedures and policies and to work independently. It is expected that the student assistant will maintain a regular work schedule. Must have respect for the intrinsic value of archival materials.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Basic computer proficiency with a working knowledge of Microsoft applications, as well as an understanding of database management. Students should have more than 12 credits to apply.

Deadline to Apply 05/09/2021
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2021-03-26 Expires: 2021-05-26

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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