DC Public Library Seeks New Teens of Distinction

The 2009 Winner of Urban Libraries Council Highsmith Award for Excellence Provides Part-Time, Year-Round Employment for High-School Age DC Residents
(Washington) – The DC Public Library’s Teens of Distinction Program is accepting applicants. The 2009 winner of Urban Libraries Council Highsmith Award for Excellence, the Teens of Distinction program, provides part-time, year-round employment for high-school age DC residents.  

The program provides academically successful teens premium wages for jobs and leadership opportunities. The teens will assist with customer service, collections management and special programming. Teens will also create teen-centered programming and identify ways to improve library service to teens.   

Applicants must be:
  • 16-19 years old
  • District of Columbia residents
  • Have a GPA above 2.5 (if they’re out of school, a high school diploma, a GED, or proof of enrollment in a GED program is required)
  • Able to work 10-12 hours per week
Applications are due by August 28 and are available at: http://tinyurl.com/nhntu9 or in the Human Resources Department at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library  located at 901 G St. N.W. Washington DC.

Media Contact:
George Williams
W: 202-727-1184
M: 202-596-0345