The following internship opportunities are currently available in the OSU Library.
For additional information, please visit or contact the Dean's Office at 405-744-6322.
The Edmon Low Library has an opening for an intern to work approximately 12 hours per week during the spring semester. Hours will be scheduled Monday-Friday between 8 am and 5 pm. Some special project hours may be available during the summer depending on schedule.
Employment as an intern is on a semester by semester basis. Continued employment is contingent on funding and performance. This position is not eligible for internship credit.
This intern will be responsible for scanning of negatives from the historic Woodfin Harris photograph Collection in OSU Library Special Collections and University Archives to a shared network server. These files will compose a photograph database using Google Picasa. The intern will then identifying and label the yearbook pictures. Once completed photographs from the Harris Collection will be uploaded and matched using Picasa facial recognition capabilities. Statistics will be collected, maintained and analyzed throughout the process.
The intern will determine the success (statistically) of Picasa in identifying previously unknown photographs; and create and maintain an Excel spreadsheet for reporting. The final component of the internship will be a detailed set of procedures describing the process and details of setting up Picasa; these procedures will be uploaded and be sharable as part of our institutional repository – e-Archive. This investigation may begin as early as Fall, 2012; and continue through Fall, 2013, as necessary and approved.
Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, and ability to work on a PC. Should be able to design multiple concepts for each project and be open to collaboration and feedback.
MUST BE ENROLLED AT LEAST PART-TIME (6 HOURS UNDERGRADUATE/ 4 HOURS GRADUATE). GRADUATE STUDENTS ENROLLED IN THESIS HOURS WILL ALSO BE CONSIDERED.
Deadline: Application review will begin Oct. 15th and end Nov. 1st.
For additional information about this job, please visit or contact the Dean's Office at 405-744-6322.