Approximate Date of Posting: January 31, 2017
Position: Archives Collections Intern
Location: New York, New York (Manhattan)
Company/Organization The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Schedule/Hours: Part-time, 2 days a week, 200 hours total
Time Frame: May-August
Compensation $2,000 stipend
Source: Archives & Archivists (A&A) List
The Collections Manager at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum seeks an intern for a part-time (2 days a week, 200 hours total) paid internship from May-August. The intern, reporting to the Collections Manager, will assist in processing the Museum’s archives into ArchivesSpace. If you are interested in archives work and naval history, this is a great opportunity to gain practical experience in a museum setting.
Duties and Responsibilities may include:
- Creation and input of finding aids into ArchivesSpace database
- Scanning and handling of archival documents and photographs
- Data entry in The Museum System (TMS).
- Performs other duties as assigned including internal research projects
Qualifications and Experience: A recent college graduate or a current advanced degree student in a library science/archive or related program. Previous experience in archives processing as well as object handing and TMS desirable.
Compensation: $2,000 stipend
For consideration e-mail resume & cover letter to: email@example.com.
NO PHONE CALLS. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.