Digital Media Librarian Intern


Fri, Dec 10, 2021


Mon, Jan 3, 2022


The PBS Wisconsin Digital Media Librarian internship is designed for students currently enrolled in a two or four-year college or technical program, and is meant to prepare students of color, and those from other underrepresented groups for a successful career in library sciences.


  • Integrate photos, videos, and documents from our existing file servers to a database.
  • Collaborate with Design, Digital and Engineering colleagues to process, tag, and catalog assets that improve searchability and support institutional needs and policy.
  • Assist with establishing a taxonomy to better classify our assets with well-defined metadata.
  • Assess and analyze Digital Asset Management software solutions.
  • Tag and catalog photos and videos according to tagging and metadata guidelines.
  • Identify, sort, and remove duplicate photos from our system.
  • Create internal best practices (how-to) guide instructing staff how to properly use the database.
  • Perform other related duties as needed.


  • Be a part- or full-time student enrolled at a college/university, or technical/vocational program.
  • Working knowledge of image processing software and Adobe Creative Suites.
  • Experience with taxonomy creation, metadata and tagging, converting, migrating, and bulk uploading of digital assets in a digital collection management system is preferred
  • Familiarity with digital rights management for digital media, streaming, and social platforms is a plus
  • Library Science majors preferred, but not mandatory


  • Excellent organizational skills; the ability to effectively prioritize work and change focus while maintaining accuracy.
  • A methodically consistent approach to reiterative tasks with acute attention to detail.
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to be proactive, work independently and in teams.


Apply online at by January 3, 2022.  The job number is 500252.

All of the following must be received for your application to be complete:

  1. A comprehensive resume
  2. A detailed cover letter explaining how you meet the qualifications and why this internship meets your career development needs
  3. A list of two (2) professional references, including an email contact for each (references may be tied to your academic career)

Questions? Contact: Kate O’Connor, PBS Wisconsin, 821 University Avenue, Madison, WI, 53706;

608-262-5221;[email protected].