METRO's Innovative Internship program supports students, recent graduates, and individuals in career transition who work on new ideas within our member institutions.
METRO Innovative Internships
The goals of the METRO Innovative Internship Program are to
- fund otherwise unpaid internships
- reward and encourage innovative projects for graduate students, recent grads, and individuals in career transition
- support and foster innovative work within METRO-member institutions
Eligibility information, application guidelines, award details, and the application form can all be found on the METRO Innovative Internship Program page.
The Spring 2013 Innovative Internship Final Reports [PDF] includes reports from all three award recipients.
- Chialin Chou interned at Columbia’s Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library and Storefront for Art & Architecture
- Alexandra Dolan-Mescal interned at Queens College Occupy Archive
- Jonathan Heifetz interned at New York Public Library's Outreach Services.
The Fall 2013 Innovate Internship Final Reports [PDF] includes reports from all three award recipients.
- Houda El Mimouni worked with User Experience (UX) Lab at Bobst Library at New York University
- Kevin Saw helped build the Roving Reference project at Leonard Lief Library at Lehman College (CUNY
- Allison Piazza provided research for the project “Evaluating the Usability of Systematic Review Software” at the Weill Cornell Medical Library
Our Spring 2014 Interns have been selected and will be announced shortly.