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SLIS Student LaWanda Williams Gets CNN Internship

SLIS student LaWanda Williams has been accepted for a three-month internship at CNN! LaWanda will be working 20 hours per week from June 7 through August 13, 2010, as part of the Students@Work Internship Program in Atlanta, Georgia.

The program is meant to provide college students with job experience. The internship will provide a great opportunity to learn various aspects of librarianship and television production in CNN’s fast-paced library. In the CNN library internship, interns will:

* Learn how to complete information requests for library patrons through internet and database research.

* Learn how to complete video requests for library patrons by searching the library’s catalog.

* Create library records for archived tapes and appropriately index the records for future retrieval.

* Contribute ideas and compile content for the DC Bureau’s Library intranet site.

* Develop an instructional classes for the bureau.

* Create research guides and pathfinders to market the library’s resources.

Internships are also available at other Turner Broadcasting companies, including TBS International, Turner Entertainment Networks, Turner Sports, and others.

Best of luck to you LaWanda!

sdg and JV

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