Thursday, July 10, 2014

2014 Association of Research Libraries Career Enhancement Program Fellows are here

Twanna Hodge and Raquel Flores-Clemons have begun their internships with UK Libraries.  Twanna is an information science master’s student at the University of Washington and Raquel is in the MSLIS program at the University of Illinois at
Twanna Hodge

Twanna, whose internship dates are July 7 – August 15, will be supervised by Jen Bartlett, Head of Reference Services, Young Library, and mentored by Judy Sackett, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History.   Raquel will be supervised by Megan Mummey, Collections Management Archivist, Special Collections Research Center, and mentored by Julene Jones, Head of Database Integrity.  Her internship dates are July 14 – August 22.

Other members of the 2014 ARL CEP Working Group are Laura Hall, Adrian Ho, Stacie Williams, and Judy Sackett, who serves as the ARL CEP Coordinator at UK Libraries.

The Career Enhancement Program, one of five diversity recruitment
Raquel Flores-Clemons
programs of the Association of Research Libraries, offers master of library and information students from traditionally underrepresented racial and ethnic minority groups the opportunity to gain practical internship experience in an ARL member library.  Funding for the program is provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and ARL member libraries, with the goal of creating a diverse research library workforce.  Twanna and Raquel bring to 10 the number of CEP interns hosted by UK Libraries.

More information about the ARL CEP and the 2014 CEP fellows can be found at

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