Opportunities for Students at The Urbana Free Library

The information that follows is only a general guideline to summarize opportunities that are offered. Please contact the appropriate person for specific details and availability. Graduate students studying at other universities and in programs other than information and library science are welcome to inquire.

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Recently, Library staff have supported students from the following colleges and universities:

University of Kentucky


Internship in Adult & Youth Services (AYS) or the Champaign County Historical Archives (CCHA)

Length of time: Employment while enrolled in graduate program or up to two years, whichever occurs first.

Hours/week: 10

TUFL Employee: Yes

Compensation

TUFL: hourly wage as TUFL employee

iSchool at Illinois: possible tuition waiver

Site supervisor: department head

Contact: AYS - Rachel Fuller - rfuller@urbanafree.org  | CCHA - Anke Voss - avoss@urbanafree.org


Employment

Length of time: TBD, but not dependent upon enrollment.

Hours/week: TBD but frequently 10-15

TUFL Employee: Yes

Compensation

TUFL: hourly wage as TUFL employee

iSchool at Illinois: no

Site supervisor: department head

Contact: The Urbana Free Library Administration - jobs@urbanafree.org


Practicum

Length of time: 1 semester; 100 hours total per iSchool requirements

Hours/week: 10

TUFL Employee: no

Compensation

TUFL: no

iSchool at Illinois: no

Site supervisor: librarian or department head

Contact: AYS - Rachel Fuller - rfuller@urbanafree.org  | CCHA - Anke Voss - avoss@urbanafree.org


New Fall 2018 Graduate Apprenticeship via iSchool at Illinois

Length of time: 2 consecutive semesters

Hours/week: 15

TUFL Employee: no

Compensation

TUFL: no

iSchool at Illinois: Practicum Semester 1: none Independent Study
Semester 2: $5,000 stipend + fee & tuition waiver

Site supervisor: librarian or department head

Contact: AYS - Rachel Fuller - rfuller@urbanafree.org  | CCHA - Anke Voss - avoss@urbanafree.org


Volunteer

Length of time: TBD

Hours/week: TBD

TUFL Employee: no

Compensation

TUFL: no

iSchool at Illinois: no

Site supervisor: TUFL staff TBD

Contact: Eleanore Brown - ebrown@urbanafree.org