Approximate Date of Posting February 17, 2017
Location: Washington, D.C.
Company/Organization CBS Corporation
Schedule/Hours at least 35 hours/week
Time Frame 8 weeks from 6/12-8/4/17
Compensation: Paid (unspecified)
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Smithsonian Channel’s Library & Archives is seeking a summer intern. The intern will have the opportunity to engage with all aspects of a production-based archives, with a focus on processing and cataloging digital audiovisual materials
Smithsonian Channel is seeking a Summer Intern to assist the Library & ArchivesGroup in the Washington DC office. Responsibilities will include:
* Catalog raw footage, edited programs, and/or other media assents in a Collective Access database
* QC master digital files and create access copies
* Conduct footage research and/or archival research for productions, using in-house and external databases * Research and fact check scripts
* Migrate files in legacy or proprietary digital formats to archival formats
**QUALIFICATIONS:**Applicants must be enrolled in a degree-seeking program; graduate-level coursework in Library Science or Audiovisual Preservation is preferred.
Required: To qualify, you must be an undergraduate student (rising junior or senior) with the following: * Strong interest in Cable/Entertertainment industry * 2.50 GPA or above * Submission of a cover letter – required * Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint * Superior communication and interpersonal skills * Exceptional attention to detail * Ability to work at least 35 hours/week for 8 weeks from 6/12-8/4 * Ability to work in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines * Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously * Ability to work and prioritize work assignments * Able to provide administrative support as needed
Preferred: * Cable television experience a plus * Active participation in extracurricular activities; clubs; and/or associations. Leadership positions while maintaining an above-average GPA, a plus * Prior internship experience in a related field, a plus * Prefer graduate-level coursework in Library/Information Sciences * Must be proficient with Mac OS * Familiarity with video production a plus
Contact Karma Foley, Director of Library & Archives with any questions (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Deadline: Deadline extended through April 30, 2017