Approximate Date of Posting: January 17, 2017
Position: Special Collections and Archives Intern
Location: Flagstaff, Arizona
Company/Organization Northern Arizona University
Time Frame ten consecutive weeks between May 15 – August 8, 2017
Compensation: $4,500 Stipend and Housing:
Source: Archives Gig
Stipend and Housing: $4,500
The Cline Library at Northern Arizona University invites applications for The Elizabeth M. and P.T. Reilly Internship.
The 2017 Reilly intern will work closely with Cline Library’s Special Collections and Archives staff to develop physical and virtual exhibits focused on the life and photographic work of Flagstaff photographer Sue Bennett (1948-2003)
Duties and Opportunities: The 2017 Reilly intern will assume primary responsibility for the virtual (web-based) exhibit. The intern will also provide significant support for development of the physical exhibit, from its interpretive text to design and fabrication.
The internship offers the opportunity to gain practical experience in:
*Synthesis of primary and published sources
*Exhibit Planning (team-based)
*Storyline development and content interpretation
*Web page design, creation, and digital storytelling
*Public speaking (presentation to library staff upon completion of the internship)
The Reilly intern will work 40 hours per week for ten consecutive weeks. The successful candidate will select a preferred ten-week block between May 15 – August 8, 2017. The workweek schedule offers some flexibility.
Stipend and Housing: $4,500 (no benefits included) total. The Reilly intern will be paid in bi-weekly installments to reach the total of $4,500. On-campus housing is subject to availability. For more information, please consult https://nau.edu/Residence-Life/Housing-Options/Summer-Housing/. Renting a room in the community is also a possibility. The successful candidate must be willing to relocate to Flagstaff for ten weeks and underwrite his or her own food, lodging, transportation to work, and parking.
Qualifications: The preferred candidate will be a graduate student in information science or museum studies working toward a career in a library, museum, or archives setting. Graduate students should be currently part of a program with an anticipated completion date of August/September 2017 or later. Undergraduate (junior or senior) students are also encouraged to apply.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required:
*Strong ability to write creatively while employing advanced research skills
*Demonstrated experience with web design
*Advanced communication skills (oral, written)
*Familiarity with video and audio software tools, HTML editing, and the Adobe Creative Suites products
*Ability to work as part of a team
*Basic experience with Microsoft Office products
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Preferred:
*Knowledge of Colorado Plateau and Southwest history
*Understanding of photographic and print making processes
*Familiarity with archival practice
To apply, submit the following documents to: Peter Runge, NAU Cline Library, Box 6022, Flagstaff, AZ 86011-6022 or email Peter.Runge@nau.edu:
*Resumé or vita
*Letter of application addressing your qualifications, including hyperlinks to any previous online exhibits or products that you may have created/designed
*Copy of current transcript
*Names and contact information for three references
For more information, contact Peter Runge via email at email@example.com or phone at (928) 523-6502.
Deadline: : February 17, 2017