Approximate Date of Posting: April 26, 2017
Position: Archive intern
Location: Kirkland, Washington
Company/Organization Bill & Melinda Gates Archive
Gates Archive is a private archive, preserving the personal and philanthropic work of the Gates family. We are a team of archivists, technologists, and program managers working to build a next generation archive with a focus towards digital-forward processes.
Our archive is results driven – requiring creativity, collaboration and innovative thinking. The selected candidate will join a 21st Century archive – created from the ground up, with careful attention to best practices while embracing modern approaches to the delivery of core archival services – donor relations, accessioning, processing, preservation, and access.
Schedule/Hours: Full time
Time Frame: Five months in duration, scheduled to begin in July 2017
The Gates Archive seeks an intern to gain experience working with archival materials. This opportunity is designed for an intern to work with archivists to acquire the skills essential for professional practice while contributing to the work of the organization. This is a full-time, paid internship that will be five months in length, scheduled to begin in June 2017. The intern will complete a bounded project and gain experience working in all archive services program areas, as well as with archive technology solutions.
|Responsibilities: Work closely with and under the direction of Archivist(s) to:
|Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Enrolled or a recent graduate of a program of graduate study in Archival Studies, Library & Information Science (ALA accredited), or related field such as History, Public History, or Computer Science
Deadline: Review of applications will begin on May 8, 2017. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but preference will be given to applications received by the date the review begins.
To apply submit a résumé and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org