Corporate Librarian Intern

Approximate date of posting: March 29, 2017

 Position: Archive and Records Management

Location: Alexandria Virginia

Company/Organization  American Society of Clinical Oncology

Schedule/Hours  approximately 30 hours per week with flexibility.

Time Frame 10 weeks during Summer 2017. Start and end dates to be customized based on successful candidate’s class schedules

Compensation: offers subsidized parking or Metro benefits

Source Indeed


A highly motivated Corporate Librarian Intern with hands-on archive and records management experience to join our Communications and Patient Information department. The Corporate Librarian Intern will work to create and implement an organization-wide archive system that establishes a centralized resource for the Society and protects its historical artifacts. Day-to-day responsibilities will include gathering information about existing assets, then collecting, organizing, and cataloguing digital and physical records and intellectual properties. The environment is fast-paced and complex and the Corporate Librarian Intern is expected to hit the ground running.

What you will do:

  • In collaboration with corporate and information technology personnel, implement an organization-wide records management program to improve business outcomes
  • Research, plan, and recommend archival protocols, policies and procedures for collecting, culling and cataloguing historical records
  • Identify, appraise, and arrange Microsoft Office documents, photographs, audio and design files, and video records
  • Working closely with appropriate key staff, provide centralized access to ASCO’s historical materials once system is in place
  • Serve as a primary contact for our archival and special collections materials during the internship
  • Respond to internal and external requests for material from archive in a timely manner

What you will need in order to be successful:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Library Science or a related field, or currently enrolled in or recently graduated from a 4-year degree program in library science or related field
  • Relevant experience with archive and records management
  • Ability to apply and adhere to archival standards and best practices
  • Keen knowledge of MS Office Suite
  • Ability to work independently with proven skills to use initiative and time management to prioritize work and deliver results
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment that requires juggling multiple activities and priorities with tight deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Collaborative attitude and sense of teamwork


Deadline: To apply for the internship, please submit your resume and a cover letter to e-mail address noted on posting.


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