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1timspalding
Jun 10, 2009, 5:51pm Top

LibraryThing.com, the innovative, Portland, Maine-based social networking site for book lovers wants an intern.

We can think of four possible "types" for whom we could create a nifty internship. We're only looking to get one intern, though.

* "Weird Library Science" (MLS students)
* "Web 2.0 Programming" (computer students)
* "Web 2.0 Marketing" (anyone)
* "Web 2.0 Design" (design students)

We offer:

*Minimum wage, probably
*Full- or part-time
*Cool, anarchic work environment (4 people in Portland, 6 elsewhere)

We'd love to get someone in who could help us, but the focus will be on learning from us, and doing interesting, open-ended and intellectually stimulating projects. We'd rather get someone local, but if you really want to do something remote, and have a strong idea what you could do with us, we'd love to hear from you.

About LibraryThing:

LibraryThing (http://www.librarything.com) is a social networking and social cataloging site for book lovers. Over 700,000 members have used the site to catalog over 40 million books--and created a whole new way of relating to books and to book people.

Contact: Tim Spalding, Founder (tim@libraything.com)

2Jesse_wiedinmyer
Jun 11, 2009, 5:49pm Top

Do the duties include assembling your emails into book form on a daily basis?

3justjim
Jun 12, 2009, 5:55am Top

You want an intern, Mr Clinton Spalding?

4timspalding
Jun 12, 2009, 12:56pm Top

Yeah. Maybe we should get a distance intern.

5Jesse_wiedinmyer
Jun 12, 2009, 12:57pm Top

I can't decide if you're being silly, sick or downright sinister.

6timspalding
Jun 12, 2009, 1:03pm Top

I have to choose?

7Jesse_wiedinmyer
Jun 12, 2009, 1:05pm Top

Did you just come out as a bisexual?

8timspalding
Jun 12, 2009, 1:30pm Top

No, interdisciplinary.

9Jesse_wiedinmyer
Jun 12, 2009, 1:32pm Top

BDSM is wrong, wrong, wrong, Spalding.

10lilithcat
Jun 12, 2009, 1:34pm Top

> 9

Prude.

11Jesse_wiedinmyer
Jun 12, 2009, 1:35pm Top

Thank you for the correction, Ma'am. Please may I have another?

12infiniteletters
Jun 12, 2009, 1:39pm Top

11: No.

13Jesse_wiedinmyer
Jun 12, 2009, 1:56pm Top

I hate it when that happens.

14Carnophile
Jun 12, 2009, 3:47pm Top

Did you just come out as a bisexual?

No, interdisciplinary.


I prefer to think of it as random sampling.

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