Approximate Date of Posting: January 20. 2017
Position: Archives Intern
Location: Mill Run, Pennsylvania
Time Frame Ten weeks, beginning June 1, 2017, and ending August 11, 2017
Compensation: Paid (Unspecified) & on-site shared housing.
Source: UMD Blog
Fallingwater, the architectural masterwork designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, seeks applications for its Judy Cheteyan Fallingwater Collections Internship. This year we seek a full-time summer residency intern to work exclusively with the archives collection.
Job Description: Working under the supervision of the Director of Preservation and Registrar, the Collections Intern will select one or more collections from the archives as a focused summer project. The selection will be based on diversity of content, and will be of a size and scope that can be successfully completed. Duties will include housing, organizing, and preparing a finding aid according to national standards for DACS (Describing Archives: A Content Standard) and EAD (Encoded Archival Description).
Qualifications: Recent graduate or current graduate student in Library and/or Information Science with a strong interest and relevant experience in archives with preference given to those with an interest and/or experience with photo archives.
Position Duration: Ten weeks, beginning June 1, 2017, and ending August 11, 2017. Interns will be expected to work during normal business hours (typically Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm), forty hours per week.
Location: Fallingwater is located in rural Mill Run, Pennsylvania (zip code 15464), and is approximately ninety miles from the Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT). Having a motor vehicle is strongly recommended as there are no stores or amenities within walking distance.
Pay: This is an hourly paid internship that includes free, on-site shared housing. Interns are required to provide their own food, linens, laundry supplies, and incidentals.
Application Process: To apply, email cover letter, resume, and two letters of reference (academic or employer) to firstname.lastname@example.org and list Collections Intern in the subject line
Deadline: March 15, 2017