FM Global Library Information Studies Intern in Norwood, Massachusetts

As a Library Information Studies Intern you will experience working in a corporate library setting and will be assisting the Technical Information Center (TIC) manager in inventorying and processing a variety of TIC material, including internal company publications, reports, serial holdings, historical materials and more. The focus of the collection is primarily engineering and research. The TIC also includes the FM Global Historical Collection, dating back to 1835 and the founding of the company. You may experience working with the collection, possibly including photographing and researching artifacts.

FM Global, with its 180-year history, is a leading property insurer of the world's largest businesses, providing more than one-third of FORTUNE 1000-size companies with engineering-based risk management and property insurance solutions. FM Global helps clients maintain continuity in their business operations by drawing upon state-of-the-art loss-prevention engineering and research; risk management skills and support services; tailored risk transfer capabilities; and superior financial strength. To do so, we rely on a dynamic, culturally diverse group of employees, working in more than 100 countries, in a variety of challenging roles.

Location: Norwood, MA.

20 hours per week – flexible. Total of 200 hours or 10 weeks

Paid internship.

Responsibilities:

  • Locating and organizing collections of publications

  • Scanning items to add to digital collections

  • Creating and/or editing catalog records

  • Foldering and boxing items for storage

  • Assisting with daily tasks such as shelving

  • Other responsibilities as needed

Qualifications and Skill:

  • Currently enrolled in Master’s in Library and Information Services/Studies is required

  • Detail oriented

  • Electronic cataloging skills

  • Good communication skills

  • Strong desire to learn about features and functions of corporate libraries

  • Must be able to lift boxes weighing up to 35 pounds, bend and climb

ID: 2018-7971

External Company Name: Factory Mutual Insurance Company

External Company URL: www.fmglobal.com

Street: 1151 Boston-Providence Turnpike