Approximate date of Posting; March 22, 2017
Position: Paul Whiteman Archive Intern
Location: Williamstown, Massachusetts
Williams College Libraries’ Department of Special Collections welcomes applications from current graduate students in library science, information studies, preservation, archives or a related program for a summer internship in archival processing. This is a full-time (37.5 hrs/week), 10 week, temporary position beginning June 2017. The internship provides practical experience to current graduate students interested in pursuing a career in a special collections library setting.
Time Frame Summer- 10 weeks
Compensation: 18.00 – 20.00
Source SAA http://careers.archivists.org/jobs/8905109
Reporting to the College Archivist, the intern will process portions of the Paul Whiteman Papers. Paul Whiteman (1890-1967) was known as the “King of Jazz” for popularizing American jazz during the 1920s. Not only did he make significant contributions to the canon of American music, but he also had a sizable impact on the emerging industries of music recording and radio.
In addition to discussing your qualifications for the position in your cover letter, please address how your education has prepared you for this position. Specify which archives-related courses you have completed.
Deadline: The review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled