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CSIR: Library and Information Science Internships Programme 2021

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

CSIR invites Unemployed Graduates to Apply for Library and Information Science Internships Programme 2021

  • Job Title:  Library and Information Science
  • Location: Pretoria, South Africa
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Closing Date: Not Specified

Job Details:

CSIR: Library and Information Science Internships Programme 2021

The CSIR has two Internship opportunities for Library and Information Science, one of the internship opportunity is in the Records Management and Archival Services Stream and the other one in the Library Technical Services. These internship positions are for the CSIR Information Services department which forms part of the Business Excellence and Integration portfolio.

The purpose of the Internship is to provide graduates with an opportunity to gain practical work experience in the library and information services field within a research and development environment.  These positions are based in Pretoria.

Key responsibilities for the Records Management and Archival Services Internship:

Under supervision the Intern will be required to:

  • Index archival research and corporate records;
  • Conduct shelving and categorizing of the archival records;
  • Conduct collection audits and disposal of archival materials;
  • Fulfill general Records Management and Archival duties (maintain the Archive – cleanliness of the Archive, check climate and gas control systems, shelving, digitization);
  • Assist clients with archives requests under the guidance of the Archives technicians;
  • Participate in special projects to keep abreast of trends.

Key responsibilities for the Library and Technical Services Internship:

Under supervision the Intern will be required to:

  • Cataloging of books and journals;
  • Shelving of books and journals;
  • Identifying items for weeding by following the approved weeding guidelines;
  • Quality control of OCLC Knowledge Base;
  • Monitoring and processing Interlibrary Loan requests on OCLC;
  • Assist library clients with completion of library requests;
  • Database training for the walk-in clients.

Qualifications, skills and experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in library, information science;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Customer service attitude;
  • Knowledge and experience in Microsoft PowerPoint / Excel ;
  • Attention to detail and a team player;
  • Goal-oriented and deadline-driven;
  • Ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise

Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Library, Information science;

Competencies:

  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Customer service attitude;
  • Knowledge and experience in Microsoft PowerPoint / Excel ;
  • Attention to detail and a team player;
  • Goal-oriented and deadline-driven;
  • Ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise

How to Apply

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