Digital Archivist Internship-NY

Approximate date of posting December 22, 2017

 Position: Digital Archivist Internship in the Fine Arts

Eligibility Working towards an MLIS or looking to enter an MLIS or archiving graduate program

Location: New York

Company/Organization  Wallplay Wallplay is an experiential arts and innovation network, connecting unique creative projects made by artists, technologists, spaces, and storytellers with brands inspired to be patrons of culture. We are currently housed within the New Museum, as a member of their NEW INC program.

Schedule/Hours    (W-Fr) 11am-6pm

Time Frame  Commitment to 2-3 days a week

Compensation: This internship offers a $20/per day stipend to cover food and transportation.

Source Indeed

Description: This is an exciting time to begin a digital archiving internship at Wallplay. We will soon be launching our platform to help creative projects receive funding and you will have the opportunity to learn file naming and uploading procedures through this process.

Responsibilities and Duties

-Assisting Wallplay team with uploading profiles and projects to database

-Quality Control of Files

-Following and realizing file standards created by New Media Director

– Assistance with organization of cloud and hard drive storage


How to Apply 1.5-4 paragraph cover letter detailing your interest is essential, along with a resume specifying your days of availability


Deadline: Unpspecified

2018 Research Intern – IL

Approximate date of posting December 28, 2017

 Position: Research Intern

Eligibility will be working towards an undergraduate degree, preferably in Business, Marketing, Information & Library Science, or a related field of study.

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Company/Organization  Cannon Design

Schedule/Hours   Part-Time

Source Indeed

Description: This unique position will support the growth of top-line revenue for the firm by providing teams with key research that supports business pursuits, client inquiries, market growth, and thought leadership. Responsibilities will include the following:

  • Research, analyze and develop profiles of key competitors and strategic clients across multiple markets including, corporate, healthcare, and education.
  • Apply research skills to enhance the effectiveness of our firm’s market and industry research resources and process.
  • Support the development and maintenance of internal processes for communicating and sharing research deliverables firm-wide.
  • Conduct literature searches that identify industry trends and precede


Deadline: Unspecified


 2018 Summer Library/Archives Internship

Approximate date of posting Dec 29, 2017

 Position: Library/Archive/Records Management Intern

Eligibility In order to be considered for the Federal Diversity Internship Initiative, you must:

Be a U.S. citizen (no exceptions)

Be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program during the term of your internship (or for some agencies, have received a degree within the past 18 months)

Have a 3.0 GPA

Demonstrate a strong interest in working with a federal agency

Location: Primarily in D.C. but varies.  e.g. National Archives and Records Administration

*some of the positions available may not be located in Washington, D.C. Students have interned in the following states: California, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Washington, among others.

Company/Organization The Washington Center : Federal Diversity Internship Initiative

This initiative is designed to assist the federal government with hiring and training the next generation of leaders. It is focused on supporting federal agencies so that they can meet the priorities of:

Promoting diversity in the federal workforce

Increasing the number of veterans hired by the government

Increasing the representation of people with disabilities

The Federal Diversity Internship Initiative is open to all qualified candidates without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law.


POC: Federal Agencies

Please contact Joshua Bartell at or 202-238-7911 for more information.

Prospective Students

Please contact the Admissions Team at or 202-238-7919 for more information

How to Apply If you are interested in being considered for the Federal Diversity Internship Initiative during a single term or multiple terms, you can submit your materials online at our application portal. You should select Option 2 on the internship application.

All instructions are provided in the application system. You should avoid mentioning The Washington Center in your materials and instruct your recommenders to do so, as well. Please contact the Admissions Team at if you have any questions


Deadline: January 17, 2018

Other Typical Deadlines:

Fall Internship= June deadline

Spring of subsequent year, Mid-November of current year


2018 Summer Records Management, NJ

Approximate date of posting December 28, 2017

 Position: Records Management Intern

Eligibility Students must be enrolled in an undergraduate program for the upcoming Fall 2018 school semester.

Location: Jersey City, NJ

Company/Organization  The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey


Time Frame  12-week

Compensation: paid

Source Indeed

Description: PATH is looking for a summer intern to join their team in the Business and Transportation Analyses unit! Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Reporting to the Departmental Compliance Officer for Records Management, plans and coordinates a large volume of work requiring appropriate classification and transfer of historical records in accordance with PATH Records Retention Manual
  • Prepares records for transfer from PATH Records Archives to the Port Authority Records Storage Center
  • Coordinates the destruction of inactive files upon authorization
  • Performs related work as required

How to Apply

To apply, please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button.

Please be sure to complete all steps of the application process and click Submit at the end.

Applicants will receive a generated confirmation email upon application completion.


To be considered for the position you must respond to the essay question below.

All applicants must answer all prompted questions and essay.

Please upload your response and resume as one document in the section of the online. application that prompts you to upload your resume.

Your essay response cannot exceed 150 words.

Applications that do not include a resume and essay response will be considered incomplete and will not be moved forward in the selection process.
Essay Question: Why do you want to work as a Summer Intern for the Port Authority of NY & NJ?


Deadline: February 19, 2018

2018-2019 Library & Archives Intern-PA

Approximate date of posting December 27, 2017

 Position: Library & Archives Intern

Eligibility * Be pursuing or have recently completed a Masters of Science in Library Science (MLS) or related equivalent

Location: Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

Company/Organization  Longwood Gardens

Schedule/Hours   40 hour per week

Time Frame  June 1, 2018 – June 2019

Compensation: $10.00/hour with optional free housing


Description: To gain experience in the operations and management of a special library and institutional archives the intern is immersed in each section of the unit—Library, Digital Gallery, Archives, and (depending on a particular project) Plant Records. He/she works on a variety of assigned projects as part of a team to achieve the unit’s goals in supporting Longwood Gardens’ mission. Currently, unit goals are focused on developing robust intellectual control and access across all collections.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities
* Arrange and describe archival collections, develop finding aids, and make recommendations regarding storage, conservation and preservation treatment of archival materials in various formats, including born-digital records.
* Perform basic administrative level tasks in Digital Asset Management System (Asset Bank), including scanning, uploading, editing, training patrons, and supervising volunteer projects.
* Assist with cataloging of library materials and the strategic initiative to improve Authorities control in the EOS ILS.
* Assist in cataloging materials including object collections and digital assets.
* Assist in Records Management functions, including accessioning new records and ensuring timely destruction of expired materials.
* Perform basic reference interviews and services as well as circulation maintenance routines, such as check-in/check-out, shelve books and compile usage statistics.
* Perform routine environmental and pest monitoring in collection storage spaces.
* Assist with Interlibrary Loan tasks as needed.
* Perform various daily administrative and technical tasks.
* Participate in Longwood student/intern activities and all required student/intern work projects

How to Apply The application form (found here:
2. A copy of your resume (uploaded in a word pdf file)
3. A statement of your professional objectives, approximately 200 words (uploaded in a word pdf file)
4. Official transcripts of all college courses, must show cumulative GPA, minimum GPA of 2.5 required (uploaded in a word pdf file)
5. A letter of reference from your academic advisor (or professor) regarding your scholastic achievements and potential as an intern (uploaded in a word pdf file)
6. A reference from a current or former employer, preferably from within your field of interest (uploaded in a word pdf file)


Website: The application form (found here:
2. A copy of your resume (uploaded in a word pdf file)
3. A statement of your professional objectives, approximately 200 words (uploaded in a word pdf file)
4. Official transcripts of all college courses, must show cumulative GPA, minimum GPA of 2.5 required (uploaded in a word pdf file)
5. A letter of reference from your academic advisor (or professor) regarding your scholastic achievements and potential as an intern (uploaded in a word pdf file)
6. A reference from a current or former employer, preferably from within your field of interest (uploaded in a word pdf file)

Deadline: Feb. 1, 2018


Approximate date of posting December 22, 2017


Eligibility Work requires master’s degree level enrollment in architecture, urban design and planning, urban affairs or real estate, or library and information studies; candidates for a master’s degree in urban design are preferred.

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Company/Organization  Boston Planning & Development Agency

Schedule/Hours   Spring Semester full- or part-time paid Internship (20-35 hours per week).

Flexible start and end dates; schedules open to discussion based on student and employer needs. Interns must be available to attend occasional evening review or community meetings.

Time Frame  January 2018 to May 2018

Compensation: Paid

Source Indeed

Description: Under the direction of the Deputy Director for Urban Design and his designees, support reorganization of the Director’s office and archives, assist with its internal coordination, and compile comprehensive files on Development Review projects and related topics.  Assist with public process and review sessions, participate in workshops, and assist with design review, zoning and land use regulation initiatives.  Prepare meeting minutes and conduct research.

Provide assistance on the following projects:

  • Organization and streamlining of Department
  • Corridor planning efforts
  • Feasibility analysis for infill commercial and residential development
  • TOD opportunity site analysis
  • Visualization studies


Deadline: Unspecified