This site, hosted by Multnomah County Library in Oregon (serving Portland, Oregon and parts of the greater metropolitan area), offers access to FREE tools and resources to help your library design, build, and implement a library internship program that will meet the needs of your library as well as help you find - and effectively engage - qualified interns for a myriad of potential projects and roles. On the following pages, you will find:
- A FREE, comprehensive online - and printable - toolkit to help you create and manage your own library internship program
- FREE online training tutorials on five topics
- A FREE training curriculum and PowerPoint example for preparing staff to partner with library interns
- Links to additional resources to explore
The library internships toolkit, online tutorials, and this website were developed and are hosted by Multnomah County Library, thanks to the generous support of the State of Oregon's Library Services & Technology Act (LSTA) Program.