Internships exist to benefit the Kansas City Public Library and to facilitate achieving its mission through a mutually beneficial relationship, linking valuable resources (the interns) with an important community institution (the Library) for the benefit, growth and enrichment of both.
Currently there are internships available in the marketing Department. Central Reference, Access Services, ITS, Outreach and Youth Services departments have also expressed an interest in hosting an intern and a willingness to offer such an opportunity.
Interns will acquire career-related benefits that include opportunities to:
Interns may also receive many of the same benefits that Library volunteers receive, such as free parking at Central Library.
Intern candidates must complete an internship application form and return it to the Coordinator of Volunteer & Intern Services. An interview will be conducted to ascertain the applicant’s potential fit with the Library’s available intern positions. If the Library is interested in the applicant, an internship will be awarded that best suits the career goals of the candidate.
To become an intern, or if you have any questions about internships at the Library, visit any Library location or contact Katie Taylor, Development Associate, at KatieTaylor@kclibrary.org  or call (816) 701-3400, ext. 3707.