2017-2018 Archival Student Intern-Florida

Approximate Date of Posting: September 15, 2017

Position: Archival Student Intern

Eligibility Currently enrolled in a degree-seeking program or have graduated

Location: Clearwater, Florida

Company/Organization   Clearwater Public Library


Time Frame:  12 months

Compensation $8.10 – $13/hour based on Education Level

Source: Florida Library Jobs

Description: Archival Intern: The intern’s major responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, assisting with the Pinellas Memory Project and assisting with the creation and implementation of the Community Memory Project as directed by their supervisor. The intern may be assigned other projects as determined by their supervisor.

Activities related to the Pinellas Memory Project may include scanning, cataloguing, saving, manipulating and posting materials from the Clearwater Sun archive and Clearwater Historical Society. Activities related to the Community Memory Project may include assisting/instructing the public with scanning, cataloguing, saving, manipulating and posting historical materials.

Specific examples:


Cataloguing Clearwater Sun photographs.

Approving catalogued photos for appearance in Pinellas Memory.

Splitting large .pdf files of multiple newspaper issues into single issues.

Re-housing the Clippings Collection.

Re-housing and organizing the Vertical File Collection.


Website: http://www.myclearwaterlibrary.com/

How to Apply: http://www.myclearwater.com/government/city-departments/human-resources/apply-for-employment

POC: Karlen Harrison-Kane karlen.kane@myclearwater.com 727-562-4970

Deadline: 9/28/2017


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