£9.50 per hour plus £1.15 holiday pay
Advertising End Date
10 Jun 2022

Role & Department Overview

The Library & Learning Development are looking for a current Lancaster University student to join the team for a four-week internship, as a Library Digital Content Intern.  The post-holder will be involved in the creation of online tutorials, assisting the Faculty Librarian (Teaching & Learning) team, with a focus on developing students' academic skills, specifically information literacy skills. They will use the Articulate software package to build interactive tutorials which will be available through the Portal, Library website and the Library & Information Literacy Moodle, providing consistently great quality resources.
Start Date: 4th July 2022
End Date: 29th July 2022
Interview Date: 16th June 2022
Location: Remote and on campus
Duration: 35 hours over 4 weeks

Job Description

Major Duties:

  • To work with the Faculty Librarian (Teaching & Learning) team to support the development of great quality online tutorials focusing on information literacy skills development
  • To develop a good knowledge of using Articulate e-learning software
  • Undergo training and professional development opportunities as required for the job role
  • Any other duties as may reasonably be required by the Library & Learning Development team

Person Specification


  • Essential - Registered as a Lancaster University student in 2021/22
  • Desirable - Studying for a degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering (or equivalent)

Essential Skills and Abilities

  • Strong IT proficiency skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to use own initiative and work autonomously, as well as part of a team, with a can do, enthusiastic attitude
  • Ability to be proactive in solving problems and thinking creatively
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills

Essential Values and Behaviours

  • Reliability
  • Honesty
  • A commitment to equality and diversity
Working in this role will help develop the following skills and experience:
  • Collaboration
  • Creativity
  • Decisiveness
  • Planning and organising
  • Problem solving
  • Self-motivation
  • Teamwork
  • Time Management
  • Verbal communication
  • Written communication
For informal inquiries please contact Lesley English: l.h.english@lancaster.ac.uk.

You are required to submit a cover letter to support your application. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Please note: Unless specified otherwise in the advert wording, this role is only open to individuals living in the UK.

Under the terms of this work, we endeavour to provide the advertised number of hours however, hours are not guaranteed and that work may cease if there is a fall in demand. 
Adverts that display a closing date should be treated as a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

Help and advice on making applications can be found on the Lancaster University Careers pages. Visit www.lancaster.ac.uk/careers.