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Research & Education Intern

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Research & Development
  • Raleigh


  • 20 hours/week
  • 1 year with potential to extend for a second year
  • Hours are flexible, but they must take place between 8am and 6pm
  • Qualifications:
  • Candidate must be enrolled in a Master's degree Library/Information Science program.
  • Please note that a background in STEM or biomedicine is NOT REQUIRED.


  • Assist patrons with reference and research questions via chat, email, Zoom, and at the library service desk
  • Develop and update literature searches that support research publications like systematic reviews as well as other research projects; utilize databases like PubMed, Embase, Web of Science, Scopus, PsycINFO and more for these searches.
  • Work with various citation management tools such as Endnote and Zotero and support patrons in their use
  • Participate in bibliometric, research impact, and data visualization projects
  • Maintain library research guides
  • Teach library drop-in workshops as well as hold one-on-one or small group research or educational consultations
  • Co-teach classes within the graduate health professions' programs
  • Compile analytics on institutional publishing
  • Capture data on library activities
  • Contribute to the Library's blog
  • Create or revise web-based tutorials
  • Contribute to service improvement initiatives
  • Contribute to other projects and publications as needed

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Duke University is a leading academic institution dedicated to excellence in education, research, and community service. Their ultimate mission is to advance knowledge and develop leaders who can make a positive impact on society. Duke University aims to provide a transformative educational experience, fostering intellectual growth, critical thinking, and ethical leadership. By integrating rigorous academics with a commitment to social responsibility, Duke seeks to contribute to the global community and address pressing challenges through innovation and collaboration.