Brooklyn Law School Library Fellow

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Brooklyn Law School Library Fellows Program

The Brooklyn Law School Library is pleased to announce two paid library fellowship opportunities for the 2023-2024 Academic School Year. This new fellowship program is designed to provide current library students with opportunities to perform foundational work in public services, reference, archives, and digital collections. Under the guidance of the Director of the Law Library and the Associate Librarian for Public Services, the library fellows program aims to provide fellows with valuable training and experience, while enabling the library to pursue new projects.


: Library Fellow

Reports To: Associate Librarian for Public Services

Status: Part-time, Non-Exempt, On-Site Work Environment.

Salary Range: $15 per hour

Start Date: End of August or Beginning of September 2023


Founded in 1901, Brooklyn Law School is a distinguished, independent law school located in Brooklyn Heights, New York. The Law School is searching for a Public Service Assistant to serve both the community and library needs by supporting a variety of teams, including, circulation, reference, and library IT. The Law School’s size, vibrant employee and student population, and commitment to providing the best legal education, will offer a candidate the opportunity to develop and diversify practical skills and participate firsthand in the business of operating a successful educational institution.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Helps staff and manage the circulation desk. May require working in the evening.
  • Provides reference service and support to faculty, students, and alumni.
  • Develops expertise in all research databases to which the library subscribes.


  • Candidates must be enrolled in an accredited Master’s degree program in Library Science or Information Science.
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a member of a team.
  • Ability to prioritize projects as needed.
  • Previous customer service experience is preferred, but it is not required.
  • Candidates possessing a J.D. are also preferred, but a J.D. is not required.


**Please note previous experience working in a library is not required. This is an entry level opportunity to give current students an opportunity to gain experience working in an academic law library.

How to Apply:

Please email your resume, cover letter and list of three references to [email protected]