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Robert ’44 and Esther Kenyon Fortenbaugh ’46 Internship

Current Gettysburg College students have the opportunity to work with a specific library department for 8 hours a week during a single semester. Interns have worked in departments like Special Collections & Archives, Research & Instruction, Music, and Technical Services, as well as other areas like marketing and exhibits. Students gain a variety of experiences including digitizing images, processing manuscript collections, developing reference skills, curating an exhibit, and more.


Diane Werley Smith ’73 Internship in Special Collections

A 10-week summer internship in Special Collections, this focused experience provides a rare opportunity to learn more about work in Special Collections and College Archives including archival processing, cataloging, conservation, and digital projects.

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Barbara Holley ’54 Internship

Awarded annually, this one-year, paid internship with benefits allows a recent college graduate interested in library and information science the opportunity to work across various departments in Musselman Library and gain valuable experience in many aspects of library operations, procedures, and management.


Charles H. Glatfelter Internship

A fall semester internship in Special Collections and College Archives  for a Gettysburg College student interested in conducting historical research using primary source material from Special Collections and College Archives.  This internship is named for history professor Charles H. Glatfelter, class of 1946.

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The George and Cleo Dunlap Endowed Library Internship


Digital Scholarship Summer Fellowship

Rising sophomores and rising juniors at Gettysburg College have the opportunity to take part in a 10-week intensive, programmatic introduction to digital scholarship over the course of a summer. Fellows learn digital scholarship skills and apply them to a public-facing, academic, digital project. Fellows may propose their own projects or be matched with a project involving library collections.


Graduate Internships

For graduate students enrolled in an accredited graduate program in library and information science, we may also work to provide an unpaid internship or field experience for students interested in academic libraries.


The Internship Experience

Blogging the Library

Blogging the Library: The Interns at Musselman Library

The Fortenbaugh Interns: Where are they Now?

Kelly Fullerton '13Kelly Fullerton '13
Pursuing MSLS at UNC Chapel Hill

John Hill '13John Hill '13
Editorial Manuscript Coordinator, American Psychological Association

Sierra Green '11Sierra Green '11
(Special Collections)
Pursuing MLIS at University of Pittsburgh

Tara Wink '07Tara Wink '07
(Special Collections)
Special Collections Librarian, West Chester University

Meggan Smith '04Meggan (Emler) Smith '04
(Special Collections)
Reference & Instruction Librarian, Gettysburg College

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