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Library & Information Services Intern

Wolfram Research

Wolfram Research

Champaign, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, August 23, 2023

Wolfram, creator of Mathematica, Wolfram|Alpha and Wolfram Language, has an exciting opportunity for a Library & Information Services Intern. Wolfram Research’s in-house library serves departments throughout the company by providing resources and materials to hundreds of employees both on- and offsite. This position requires interaction with various departments within the company. This is an onsite position but also lends to a flexible schedule within the work week.


  • Creating bibliographic records for materials in the library collection, including books, serials and non-print formats using L of Congress Subject Headings, Dewey Decimal Classification, Library of Congress Classification, Resource Description & Access (RDA), OCLC, and the library’s integrated library system (ILS)
  • Reclassifying, editing and/or enhancing existing catalog records
    Maintaining the ILS
  • Organizing Wolfram Research’s physical library holdings
  • Obtaining articles, ebooks, journal subscriptions, other subscriptions, magazines and newspapers
  • Performing copy and original cataloging, shelving and readying items for archive storage as needed
  • Assisting with digital library requests via the library’s Request Tracker queue
  • Fielding questions from employees in person and becoming familiar with how to access various resources
  • Weeding the library to maintain relevant resources
  • Contributing to collection shifts to retain browsability in the onsite stacks


  • In pursuit of a degree in library science or information services and/or has worked in a library or archival setting
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and inquisitively
  • Willingness to be creative in problem solving and research
  • Experience with technical or academic research

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience with Wolfram Language or other Wolfram technologies
  • Knowledge of Stephen Wolfram’s A New Kind of Science

Location: Champaign, Illinois

Wolfram is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at its company. Women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, individuals with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.