Approximate Date of Posting: March 23, 2017
Position: Archive Intern
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Company/Organization Great American Insurance Group
Schedule/Hours 30-40 hours per week
Time Frame Late May-Early August
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American Financial Group, Inc. Corporate Archive is seeking a graduate student intern for summer 2017. This is an opportunity in Cincinnati, OH/Florence, KY to gain archival experience with a focus on processing. Students with a focus on archival studies, history or library and information science are strongly encouraged to apply. This is a paid internship.
The intern will contribute approximately 30-40 hours per week. Employment will begin late May and conclude early August. Scheduling is flexible but work must be conducted between 8am and 5pm, Monday through Friday. Final schedule will be decided based upon best fit for archivist and intern’s academic schedule. Processing will consist of identifying, organizing, cleaning, housing and cataloging archival materials. In addition to processing, select duties will be performed at the archivist’s discretion including, but not limited to, assistance with digitization projects, administrative operations and other related tasks as needed.
The successful candidate is someone pursuing either an MLIS or archive-related degree with an interest in processing. Candidates should possess an attention to detail, good handwriting, strong written and verbal communication skills, an ability to work independently, and the capability to lift up to 50 pounds.