Bain & Company Inc

  • Library Services Intern

    Job Location US-MA-Boston
    Job ID
    2019-3307
    Posted Date
    2/27/2019
    Category
    Information Services/Research
    Type
    Intern
    Location : Location
    US-MA-Boston
  • Overview

    The Library Services Intern will assist the Manager and Information Services(IS) team with their administrative tasks. The internship provides valuable experiential learning opportunities to build the many skills that are foundational for a career in library services. Interns are full members of the team for the duration of their internship and are invited to attend regular team meetings and social events. The intern will work 20 hours per week in Bain’s Boston office and we are looking to hire the intern immediately. 

    Responsibilities

    Administrative and Research Support

    • Under close supervision, supports the local IS department
    • Ensures invoices are paid on time for online services, books, journals, and stationery. Involves regular liaison with suppliers and the Finance Department
    • May manage subscription and journal acquisition for the department and consultants. Includes suggesting relevant material for purchase, placing orders, updating a subscriptions database and circulating journals
    • Catalogues books for Information Services, plus shelving book and magazine returns as quickly as possible to make them available for other users
    • Builds knowledge of basic business sources
    • Initiates and undertakes key project work when required such as organizing & updating the Information Services Portal
    • Proactively seeks opportunities to broaden and deepen skill set by participating in special projects
    • Provides ongoing support for basic asset-building activities including processing orders and new acquisitions, cataloging and serials check-in, end-user system updates, tracking circulation of materials from the collection and ongoing maintenance of print and other special collections

    Qualifications

    • Currently working towards undergraduate or graduate degree, preferably in Library or Information Sciences
    • Previous work experience in administrative support, preferably in a professional environment
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
    • Attention to detail, effective time management and strong verbal skills required
    • Candidates must possess an ability to learn quickly, multi-task and work independently
    • Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English required

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