III Program Overview and Q&A

This free on-demand webinar provides an overview of PLA’s Inclusive Internship Initiative (III). PLA staff provide more information on program logistics and the application process. Mentors from the 2017 III cohort share how they successfully implement III at a very small and a large library. This on-demand webinar is open to all public librarians interest in hosting an III intern this summer.


At the conclusion of this on-demand webinar, participants will understand the requirements and expectations of participating in the III 2018 summer internship program and be prepared to submit an application.

Who Should Attend

Any public library interested in applying as a host for the III 2018 summer internship program.


Mary Hirsh, Deputy Director, Programs, Public Library Association, Chicago, IL

Holly Summers-Gil, Teen Services Coordinator, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library , Charlotte, NC

Beth Anderson, Director, Burnsville Public Library, Burnsville, WV



This on-demand webinar is free and available 24/7 for your viewing convenience.

How to Register

No registration is required.

Tech Requirements

To playback this archived webinar you should have either the latest version of Flash running on your computer, or use a browser with native HTML5 support. Please use the most up-to-date version available of Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Opera, or Internet Explorer. A fast Internet connection and computer is recommended.

Credits or CEUs

PLA does not award credit hours, or CEUs, for its on-demand webinars and cannot verify participation.


If you have questions or problems accessing a recording, send a message to plawebinars@ala.org or call 800-545-2433 ext. 5PLA (5752).