Internship - Library
Location: History Center (PNR)

The Polk County History Center is seeking a student interested in interning in their library. The intern will apply clerical, organizational, and service skills in the library section.

What was once the Polk County Courthouse now serves as the History Center and houses the historical museum and library. The museum serves Polk's community through educational programs, special events, and volunteer opportunities. The museum's exhibits and programs continue to grow and change and there is always something new to discover. The museum collection includes natural and cultural objects related to Polk and the greater Central Florida area that represent our history from pre-Columbian to present day eras. The artifacts on display at the museum represent individuals, cultural groups, and events significant to the region.

Main Assignment Responsibilities

  • Shelving Books
  • Cataloging
  • Archival processing
  • Inventory
  • Records management
  • Utilizing a digital collection


  • The Polk County History Center is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9am to 5pm.
  • This assignment is specifically seeking availability of 20-32 hours per week for one semester
  • Scheduling will be discussed at the time of the interview



  • If completing this internship for academic credit, all required documents must be provided prior to your first scheduled day

Education Level/Classes

  • Must be a college/university student


  • Pass all applicable screenings


Skills listed below are skills either already possessed or learned through this assignment. Please complete your application in full to avoid delays in processing.

Address: 100 E Main St
Bartow, FL 33830
Minimum age:18
Near a bus stop:Yes
Court Service:No
Court Service Min Age:N/A
Skills and Experience: Clerical - File/Copy/Sort/Pkg
Clerical - Data Entry/Phones
Professional - Customer Service
Preferred Location: Any Place (Polk County)