Internships

2018-2019 Internships

 

The UOC Library has opened six calls for applications for non-curricular internships.

No coffee or photocopies! You will be able to train in a real work environment to support specialist personnel.

What we offer

  • You’ll learn alongside a team of professionals. Get to know us!
     

  • You’ll have a flexible timetable so you can combine the internship with your studies.
     

  • You’ll get to know a Library born in the digital era that mentors students, researchers and teaching staff in their work.
     

  • No fetching coffee or making photocopies! On this internship, we want you to say what you think and play an active role.

Library data management

We need this evidence to be able to take decisions. 

Responsibilities:

  • Data analysis and presentation. You’ll get to know and work on the Library's indicator map and familiarize yourself with the different data sources and systems of use. You’ll also analyse the possibility of designing an infrastructure to store a heterogeneous set of data.

     
  • Data display. To aid analysis of the information, you’ll take part in producing reports with Data Studio or Power BI.
     

More information about the offer​

Library communications

Help increase the visibility of Library resources, services and activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Website news and content production. You will be responsible for writing content which promotes the Library's collection of databases, journals and e-books and the services aimed at the UOC community (students, researchers and teaching staff).
     
  • Library social media management. You will collaborate in the implementation of the social media plan and the publication of multiformat content (graphics, videos, gifs, etc) through the @UOCBiblioteca account.
     
  • Internal communications. You will participate in the publication of an internal newsletter using the MailChimp platform, and in identifying UOC staff's news and information needs.

More information about the offer​

Library website management

SEO, Analytics, HTML etc. Are you interested in electronic publishing and web positioning?

Responsibilities:

  • Website analysis, monitoring the Library’s project to determine relevant indicators to enable improvement: what the most visited contents are, how users access the website, etc. You will use data display software such as Data Studio and Google Analytics.
     

  • Web positioning with the application of SEO techniques, such as the definition of keywords and tags. Notions of electronic publishing in HTML and CSS would be useful and you will use content managers such as Drupal.
     

  • The project to define a new website. Your input regarding facilitating access to contents, information display and user experience will be welcome.


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Research assessment

Learn about the evaluation of scientific production.

Responsibilities:
 

  • Provide support compiling bibliometric indicators. You will learn about the main national and international bibliometric indices used to evaluate scientific production, which are needed by researchers when submitting applications for funding or to participate in research. You will also learn how to produce scientific production monitoring reports.
     
  • Social media monitoring for research projects. You will learn about the latest trends in relation to altmetrics (alternative metrics), which are indicators that help to analyse the influence or attention generated by scientific articles on social media – for example a tweet, a Facebook post or a blog entry – and complement traditional impact indicators such as the impact factor or number of citations.
     

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Promoting open knowledge

Join our team working to make science more accessible and participatory for all.

Responsibilities:
 

  • Duties associated with the operation of the UOC's institutional repository, O2 (DSpace). This institutional portal disseminates information regarding the UOC community's activity around the world, increasing its visibility and impact. The O2 offers access to our University's scientific articles, doctoral theses and final projects from anywhere in the world, from Utrecht to Bogotá. This internship programme provides opportunities such as learning how the O2's content is organized, and how to assign publications descriptive metadata, while also seeking to ensure the metadata's quality.
     

  • Dissemination of open access research. The UOC has implemented an action plan to promote knowledge generated within the University, known as the Open Knowledge Action Plan. One of the project's primary action areas is to promote open access (OA) to scientific publications and raise awareness of its benefits in the scientific community.
     

More information about the offer

How do I sign up?

If you’re a UOC student, access the internships tool and select the option UOC non-curricular internships. Register and you’ll be able to access the list of offers.

If you’re not studying at the UOC, send an email with your CV to coopedu@uoc.edu, indicating the title of the internship.