You can apply for opportunities through the Student Center - Center for Career Development - Winter Break Opportunities.

Applications are due October 31 by 11:59 p.m.

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See what students have to say about their experience. Students Comments on the value of Job Shadowing.


Job Shadowing:

Kathleen Dugan P‘2015, Librarian & Executive Director, Cleveland Law Library Association (Location: Cleveland, OH)  Shadow Description: Observe legal reference service to lawyers and judges in the Cleveland area. Learn how to use our Integrated Library System to circulate and discharge books, look up patrons, charge accounts, and pay patron bills. Attend any meetings scheduled.Tour library and courthouse. Go out to lunch. **Interested students should live locally, be within driving distance, or already have plans to be in the area.**

Leslie Przybylek ‘1988, Curator of History, Sierra Green '2011, Archivist, Senator John Heinz History Center (Location: Pittsburgh, PA)  Shadow Description: Students will have the opportunity to learn about different sides of work in a large regional history center, with a primary focus on the work of archivists and librarians – if interested, students will also have the chance to learn more about the fields of museum curation, collections care, and museum education.

You can browse opportunities by category or by location. You can easily search through the opportunities by hitting CTRL+F to bring up a search box in your web browser or PDF.  *PLEASE NOTE: While we try to keep this site up-to-date, it is best to go by the listing of opportunities on the Student Application in the Student Center.

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