Daughters of the American Revolution Library Internship 2017

Approximate Date of Posting: ?

Position: Library and Archival Studies

Location: Washington, D.C.

Schedule/Hours 8 hours/week or what is needed to meet academic requirements for credit.

Time Frame:  Summer/Fall/Spring semester

Compensation: None

Source: Organization Website

Description:

 Eligibility: Undergraduate or Graduate Student

Category:  Library, Archival Studies

Description:

In 2015, the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution launched the Patriot Records Project. This exciting project seeks to digitize and index Revolutionary War records. As each record set is completed, the index and, when possible, the images will be made available to the public via the DAR’s Genealogical Research System.

The intern will assist by adding additional descriptors, such as location and subject matter and general description for each record collection.  The intern will import images, perform quality control and initial indexing of names.

Requirements:

  • Enrolled undergraduate or graduate student in a library science, archival studies, digital curation, public history, or American Studies program or related field of study
  • Knowledge of archival practices and methods
  • Knowledge and proficiency in databases and MS Office applications
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Be a self-starter
  • Able to work independently or in a group setting

Time Commitment:

Summer/Fall/Spring semester; 8 hours/week or what is needed to meet academic requirements for credit.

To Apply: Send a cover letter and resume to resumes@dar.org. Use “Library Internship” in the subject line.

 

Website: http://www.dar.org/national-society/career-opportunities/dar-library-internship-2017

Deadline: On-going

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