Baylor Libraries Summer Internship Programs
Thank you for your interest in a Libraries internship. Due to the disruption to campus activities caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the University Libraries will not be hosting internships for summer 2020. We look forward to resuming our summer internships program in 2021.
The information below will remain accessible for your consideration in advance of next year's application cycle, which will likely begin in early March 2021.
Make a Difference during Summer 2020 by serving as an intern with the Baylor University Libraries!
Are you a graduate or undergraduate student in English, museum studies, marketing, public relations, political science, history, religion, education, Russian, Slavic and East European Studies, or a related field? Think about a summer internship with the Baylor University Libraries working on unique projects with one of the special collections. Improve your skills and your future marketability!
Graduate student summer interns receive up to $4,500 working 30 hours per week over a 10-week period while undergraduate students receive up to $3,000.
The following internship opportunities are available for Summer 2020, and are available to current or admitted Baylor graduate or undergraduate students only:
- Dowdy Family Endowed Internship (W. R. Poage Legislative Library)
- D. M. Edwards Endowed Internship (The Texas Collection)
- Armstrong Browning Library Endowed Internship (Armstrong Browning Library)
- Nancy Newman Logan Endowed Internship (Keston Center for Religion, Politics, and Society)
To apply, provide the following items. Please note that your application is made to the internship program as a whole. You may certainly preference one of the opportunities listed above in your application, but during the deliberation process your unique education and skill set may be more fitting for a different opportunity.
- A statement not exceeding 500 words explaining how an internship fits the applicant's educational program and career goals;
- Current resume; and
- A letter of recommendation from a major professor.
The application deadline is April 6, 2020. Applications should be e-mailed to Delores_Oliver@baylor.edu or mailed to this address:
Summer Internship Program
Baylor University Libraries
One Bear Place #97148
Waco, Texas 76798
Please note: If the internship is to meet curriculum requirements, the letter of recommendation must be from the head of the program in which the applicant is enrolled. The letter should clearly state the program's internship requirements, including the number of hours required to successfully complete the internship.