Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Internship - American Planning Association in Chicago

Taxonomy Intern for American Planning Association in Chicago 20 hours per week $16 per hour Approx. 12 weeks (June, July, August) Intern will assist the taxonomy manager and web editor with the following tasks: * Tagging priority website content in the metadata model. * Testing the Word template used by editors. * Reviewing metadata records for accuracy and completeness. * Troubleshooting XML issues. Qualifications: The successful intern will be a current student or recent graduate of a Bachelor's or Master's program in Library Science, Information/Computer Sciences, or another relevant field. Intern will also possess: fluency with metadata concepts, XML, and RDA; ability to work independently; attention to detail; and excellent writing and copyediting skills. Application process: Send resume, cover letter and list of 3 professional references to Rana Salzmann, rsalzmann@planning.org In your cover letter, please explicitly address your past experience or education related to metadata, taxonomies, and database maintenance. Candidates selected for interview will also take a proofreading/copyediting test. _____________________________________________ Rana Salzmann, M.A., M.L.S. | Manager of Content Strategy American Planning Association 205 N. Michigan Ave. Suite 1200 Chicago, IL 60601 Phone | 312-786-6353 Fax | 312-786-6700 rsalzmann@planning.org