American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
The American Library Association (ALA) is the oldest and largest library association in the world. Founded in 1876, our mission is to share our vision of the importance of libraries, literacy and free access to information. ALA offers professional services and publications to members and nonmembers, including online news stories from American Libraries and analysis of crucial issues from our Washington Office. Our main office is located in the heart of Chicago’s Gold Coast, right off of Michigan Ave, with satellite offices in Washington, DC, Connecticut, and Philadelphia.
Interns will assist with various projects in the Conference Service area including logistics and planning for the ALA mid-winter and annual conferences.
Requires proofing and writing skills, working knowledge of Word and Excel; good research and summarization skills. Meeting Planning student or English, creative writing, journalism, and/or marketing experience helpful.