Archivist Intern , Florida

Approximate Date of Posting: 8/12/2017

Position: Archivist Intern

Location: Tampa, Florida

Company/Organization  Lykes Bros. Inc  Lykes Bros Inc. history includes a vast variety of correspondence, reports, maps, photographs, memorabilia, business records and other documentation

Schedule/Hours: (Part Time or Full Time)

Time Frame:  Unspecified

Compensation Unspecified


Description: The archivist intern will be responsible for selecting, organizing, evaluating, indexing and digitizing these materials in order to make the records easy to search through. The intern may also utilize archival and/or nonarchival materials to plan and/or prepare displays.

Essential Functions:

  • Help identify and evaluate the archival value of materials.
    • Organize the historical data, including physical arrangement (sorting, boxing, labeling).
    • Inventorying, describing, photographing where applicable and indexing of materials.
    • Identify ways of protecting and preserving materials.
    • Digitizing records and converting materials into digital format for long-term storage and preservation.
    • Creating a database for historical records and items.
    • Creating collection guides and other basic finding aids.
    • Draft a records preservation policy and schedule for the historic records of the archive.

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Completion of introductory courses in archives principles and practices via an accredited library science program is preferred.
    • Knowledge of digital storage.
    • Computer proficiency, advanced Microsoft Office skills.
    • Good communication, organization and project management skills.
    • Ability to work independently as well as part of a larger team.
    • Willingness to drive to and work at the archives or other off-site locations as well as the Tampa office.


To apply, send resume to Greg Fraley, greg.fraley@lykes.comDeadline: Unspecified


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