Pritzker Military Museum & Library-Chicago

Approximate Date of Posting: March 21, 2017

Position: Hunter Collection Cataloging Intern

Location: Chicago Illinois

Company/Organization   Pritzker Military Museum & Library

Schedule/Hours:   25 hours per week

Time Frame:  WK 5/1– WK 5/22

Compensation $10.50 per/hr

Source: Archives Gig  https://archivesgig.wordpress.com/2017/03/21/chicago-il-paid-hunter-collection-cataloging-intern-pritzker-military-museum-library/

Description:

Under the guidance of a mentor, the Hunter Collection Intern will be organizing, cataloging, and possibly scanning posters, photographs, artifacts, and other special collection materials from the World War I Hunter Collection.

ESSENTIAL POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

             Excellent communications skills

             Computer orientation skills

             Attention to detail

             Ability to work in teams and independently

             Research skills

             Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

             Excellent written and oral communication skills

             Master’s degree level course work in Library Science or Public History

             Experience or familiarity with Cataloging

             Experience or familiarity with Archival work

 

ASSIGNED RESPONSIBLITIES AND DUTIES

             Rehouse Special Collection materials

             Organizing and Inventory Special Collection materials

             Collect metadata per cataloging standards

             Create catalog records both in OCLC and in local ILS

             Use large and medium format scanner to digitize Special Collection materials

             Add digitized image and metadata to CONTENTdm

Website: http://www.pritzkermilitary.org/about/volunteer-internships/

http://www.pritzkermilitary.org/index.php/download_file/view/14166/296/

Deadline: Unspecified (Before May 1, 2017)

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