Approximate date of posting March 30, 2017
Position: Archive Intern
Location: Dearborn, Michigan
Carhartt, Inc. Established in 1889, Carhartt is a global premium workwear brand with a rich heritage of developing rugged products for workers on and off the job. Headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, with?more than 5,000?associates worldwide, Carhartt is family-owned and managed by the descendants of the company‘s founder, Hamilton Carhartt. For more information, visit http://www.carhartt.com.
Schedule/Hours 20-24 hours/week
Time Frame Spring/Summer term 2017: May 15 to August 18 (14 weeks)
The Archive Intern will assist the Brand Archivist & Historian in collecting, preserving, and sharing Carhartt’s 128 year legacy, allowing both associates and customers to forge meaningful connections with the company’s history. This is a unique opportunity for those who have an interest in Carhartt’s long and colorful history, its strong connection to Michigan and the city of Detroit, and its ongoing commitment to workers everywhere. Additionally, this internship will provide distinct opportunities for students with an interest in garment and textile preservation.
This internship provides a unique opportunity to work in an up-and-coming corporate archive that has rapidly become the comprehensive source for reliable information on the history of the company and its products. The work of interns has been integral in growing the archive’s digital collections and establishing foundational processes and procedures for the archive moving forward.
|Interns will benefit from exposure to a wide variety of archival tasks. Projects include, but are not necessarily limited to: