Changing Lives, One Note at a Time: Library Internships for Undergraduate Students

Timothy Sestrick, Lina Terjesen

Abstract


Library internships can be valuable learning opportunities for undergraduate students and excellent examples of the rich learning environment of college and university campuses. This article examines undergraduate academic library internships through the lens of an internship for music majors and discusses ways to create engaging, high-impact educational experiences that complement traditional academic settings and programs.

 

Examples are taken from the internship programs in music, reference, and special collections and include former interns' reflections on the life-changing nature of their experiences.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5195/palrap.2014.50

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