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American Islamic College
640 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 5 Part-time, Unpaid

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The American Islamic College offers a selective internship program to qualified undergraduate and graduate students, as well as, recent graduates, and professionals. Interns will receive invaluable experiences and develop exceptional skills, which will benefit them as marketable applicants with distinguished resumes. Their contributions will aide the college’s advancement instrumentally, as the AIC intends on serving Chicago in particular, and the world in general, with superior coursework, insightful lecture series, and constructive dialogue initiatives.

Interns will be exposed to the workings of a not-for-profit institution, and the projects that are undergone to create for a successful educational institution. They will receive the opportunity to be innovative and to cultivate leadership qualities. Interns will gain hands-on learning experiences in a friendly and diverse environment. All internships are unpaid. Interns are eligible to take a Free course at the AIC upon completing the internship term. Students may receive Academic Credit.


Intern will assist the Librarian in major projects involved in developing an academic library. Intern must be a fast learner. Intern will work with OCLC and World Cat; classify; shelve; and establish bar codes


Have or are pursuing a degree in Library Sciences, or a related field; Must be familiar with classifications systems; OCLC, & other major networks; Helpful if you know more than one language, preferably Arabic, Urdu, Turkish, or Persian; exposure to the workings of a library; love of books and an interest in a start-up academic library

General Requirements

Candidates must exhibit self-motivation, reliability, and resourcefulness. Candidates must be highly organized, punctual, and maintain consistency in their work ethic. Candidates must have the ability to work well with others in a team setting, as well as, the ability to work alone on an assigned project. Candidates must have a working knowledge with basic computer functions, such as excel, word, ppt, etc. Candidates must be familiar with common social media outlets, and basic internet browsing, in order to perform research when necessary. Candidates must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Candidates are expected to attend AIC events. Candidates are required to bring their laptops. Additional qualifications may be required depending on the internship of interest.

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