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Information Resources Intern

Location: Boston, MA

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THE POSITION

The Brattle Group is seeking a motivated and flexible individual with strong communications skills for a part-time (approximately 20 hours a week) Information Resources Intern position in our Boston, MA office.  This position will be a three to six month assignment to start and will report to the Manager of Knowledge Services.  The intern will provide support to the library and information resources offerings across the firm.

Some of the day-to-day responsibilities of this role include:

  • Managing the Information & Library Services mailbox and incoming requests for priority and answering requests when appropriate;
  • Updating the Information & Library Services intranet;
  • Administrative tasks, including working with vendors on follow-up to acquisitions and renewals, invoice processing, scheduling training sessions and meetings, etc.;
  • Physical library maintenance (shelving, processing new acquisitions, checking in books to our ILS, etc.);
  • Data entry into institutional knowledge database;
  • Copy cataloging and basic metadata maintenance and entry for items added to KM platform;
  • Familiarity with basic principles, standards, and best practices regarding controlled vocabularies and metadata.

THE CANDIDATE

The position requires someone who is a quick learner with strong organizational, attention to detail and time management skills, as well as the ability to handle numerous projects and deliverables simultaneously.  Other requirements include:

  • A Bachelor’s degree and 1 year of experience in a special or corporate library OR a library graduate school student interested in corporate libraries who has completed a reference and cataloging course;
  • Experience with an ILS;
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Experience with SharePoint, or a willingness to learn;
  • Familiarity with cataloging standards;
  • Strong attention to detail  and ability to produce error-free work in a fast-pace environment
  • Dedicated focus on customer service while exercising good judgment in the handling of confidential information and matters
  • Ability to manage time efficiently while handling multiple and shifting tasks in a fast-paced environment;
  • Successfully able to work independently, as well as in a team environment;

Details regarding compensation will be based on the successful candidates’ knowledge, skills, and experience.

In order to be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter with salary history and resume.

The Brattle Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled




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The Brattle Group is an equal opportunity employer. As such, it adheres to an employment policy which prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against applicants or employees based on race, color, creed, religion, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity, age, height, weight, domestic partner status, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome or HIV status (AIDS/HIV status), sexual orientation, disability (where the applicant or employee is qualified to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation), marital status, veteran status, political affiliation, or any other legally impermissible factor. Additionally, The Brattle Group complies with all applicable state and federal employment laws.     

The Brattle Group is also an Affirmative Action employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. Furthermore, in order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as amended by the Jobs for Veterans Act (JVA) of 2002, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact +1.202.955.5050 (phone) or +1.202.419.3335 (fax) for assistance. Please reference this statement and the position title in your communications.