2018 Summer Internship-Audio/Video/Film/Data or Audio/Video/Film/Data Interns-Philadelphia, PA

Approximate date of posting January 24, 2018

 Position: 2 one in audiovisual preservation and one in data rescue and recovery

Eligibility This internship is open to recent graduates and currently enrolled students working towards a graduate degree in archival science, preservation, library and information science, or a similar area of study. Experience with audiovisual materials and a grounding in current digital stewardship practices is preferred.
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Company/Organization  George Blood

George Blood Audio/Video/Film/Data is a leading provider of audio, moving image, and data preservation and digitization services. Each month our Philadelphia studio reformats over 15,000 audiovisual media materials housed on decaying and obsolete media to a variety of digital formats. Our clients consist of libraries, museums, archives, and private collectors, both nationally and internationally.

We take great pride in the reputation of our work to provide quality playback and digitization while adhering to current preservation standards. Our staff works together in teams, with each member contributing years of experience and the particular strengths of their field, whether as a professional audio/video engineer, preservation specialist, or service/technical professional. Our company also contributes to research in the field of preservation and serves on standards and technical committees for many organizations.

Schedule/Hours 

Time Frame  6-8 weeks between George Blood Audio/Video/Film/Data is a leading provider of audio, moving image, and data preservation and digitization services. Each month our Philadelphia studio reformats over 15,000 audiovisual media materials housed on decaying and obsolete media to a variety of digital formats. Our clients consist of libraries, museums, archives, and private collectors, both nationally and internationally.

We take great pride in the reputation of our work to provide quality playback and digitization while adhering to current preservation standards. Our staff works together in teams, with each member contributing years of experience and the particular strengths of their field, whether as a professional audio/video engineer, preservation specialist, or service/technical professional. Our company also contributes to research in the field of preservation and serves on standards and technical committees for many organizations.

 

Compensation:  Paid

Source UMD listserv

Description:  interns will gain an understanding of the processes of audiovisual and data preservation reformatting, and have the opportunity to contribute to a particular area of preservation work of their choosing. The internships will each result in a professional level project. Past interns have conducted preservation research and documentation, created shipping and storage guidelines, participated in conservation treatments of materials, and more.

We take great care in interviewing prospective interns.  Our goal is to make the internship a valuable experience for both parties.  The intern will work directly with the Manager of Audiovisual Preservation and Audiovisual Project Manager.  Applicants should be prepared to discuss what aspects of audio and moving image preservation they wish to learn more about, and expect some give and take as we explore how those interests can be met within the day-to-day operations of our organization. Please be advised that interns will NOT be allowed to digitize client materials.

 

How to Apply

POC: Application materials should be sent to:

Jenna Fleming, Audiovisual Project Manager
George Blood, L. P. Audio/Video/Film/Data
21 West Highland Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118
(215) 248-2100
jenna.fleming@georgeblood.com

 

Website: https://www.georgeblood.com/

Deadline: March 2, 2018.

 

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Fall 2018 AARP –Library Research Intern-D.C

Approximate Date of re-Posting January  30, 2018

Position: Library Research Intern

Eligibility: Intern must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university, pursuing a master’s degree, with a minimum GPA of 3.0.” AARP also considers non-traditional interns who are looking to re-enter the workforce or change careers. This may include those who have previously graduated college and are now enrolled in a continuing education program.

Location: Washington, D.C.

Company/Organization  AARP Business Unit:Policy, Res & Interntnl Affair

Schedule/Hours: Full-time

Time Frame:   Unspecified

Compensation Paid

Source: Indeed

Description:

The intern will support a dynamic AARP Library staff in a variety of research tasks, including monitoring the Library’s internal communication channels, answering selected research information requests, library administration, assisting with library marketing strategy and events, assisting with special projects, such as collection management, assisting in the planning and presentation of library orientations and other duties as assigned.
The position allows an intern to acquire hands-on experience with an active library team and will provide much needed support to the Research Center and AARP.  The intern will have an opportunity to hone their skills working for the largest social welfare organization in the country.

An intern coordinator will be responsible for providing guidance and workflow management to the intern and he or she will also have access to a mentor and to the AARP Library Director. The position will directly impact the ability of the Research Center to support AARP’s social mission.

The Intern will allow the library to accomplish goals that would be harder to accomplish without the assistance of the intern – specifically small research requests, obtaining materials from external libraries and developing a variety of ready reference materials in electronic and traditional formats for clients.  These tasks are critical and their successful completion will add value to the Research Center’s ability to leverage knowledge.
The ideal intern is working towards a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science. Must possess excellent research techniques.  General knowledge of library research databases is critical.  Ability to work independently and collaboratively as a member of a team.  Ability to identify, analyze and solve problems creatively and independently.  It is very important that you have the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and shift priorities as directed.  Advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite are required. Excellent oral and written communication skills and keen attention to details are also required and you must demonstrate a commitment to providing outstanding customer service.

Requirements

To Apply for this Opportunity

  1. Complete the online application and submit a current resume in response to the specific posted job;
  2. Attach a copy of your transcript detailing the number of accumulated credits and your current GPA (a minimum GPA of 3.0 is required);
  3. Be prepared to submit two letters of recommendation; which can be from a college or university professor or a manager who is familiar with your work (please note that we cannot complete the hiring process without these recommendations 😉
  4. Be prepared to submit writing samples, if required for the position.

Website: http://careers.aarp.org/ShowJob/Id/1044084/Library-Research-Intern-(Masters-Library-Science-Students)/

Deadline: Unspecified

2018 Library & Archives Student Trainee-VA

Approximate date of posting 01/29/2018

  •  Eligibility: Enrolled/accepted in an accredited educational institution
  • Pursuing a degree
  • Maintain enrollment at least half time as defined by the institution
  • Have at least one academic year of study remaining before completing degree requirements.
  • To be eligible for this position and meet the SPF, you must be pursuing a degree in Library or Information Science to include digital libraries, data science, library technology management or information architecture. 

Position: Intern will provide support to the Langley Research Center’s research and science community by providing digital access to technical content and systems.

Location: Hampton, Virginia

Company/Organization  NASA National Aeronautics & Space Administration located in the Office of the Chief Information Officer, Information Management Branch.

Schedule/Hours   Part-time

Time Frame  Be available to begin work by May 2018.

Compensation:  $41,365 to $65,778

Source https://archivesgig.wordpress.com/2018/01/29/hampton-va-paid-pt-student-trainee-library-archives-national-aeronautics-space-administration/

Description:  Under the guidance of technical information specialists providing digital information assets to the Langley Research Center, you will:

– Participate in efforts of digital production and preservation to support research (e.g., copyright clearance; quality control; digitization; and, metadata creation, transformation, enhancement and archiving)

– Perform metadata audits of existing digital collections and migration of legacy digital collections to new platforms

– Assist with organizing the digital library, combining functionality for information, planning, data mining, knowledge mining, digital reference services, and electronic information services to meet researcher requirements

– Provide digital reference and electronic information services by responding to requests for information concerning specific and varied research topics
– Collaborate with researchers and colleagues to identify, plan and execute strategies for digitizing and accessing materials online.

How to Apply https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/489387500

To receive consideration, you must submit a resume and answer NASA-specific questions. The NASA questions appear after you submit your resume and are transferred to the NASA web site.

Website: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/489387500

Deadline: 02/12/2018

2018 Summer Archival Fellowship-NJ

Approximate Date of Posting: January 8, 2018

Position : John Foster and Janet Avery Dulles Archival Fellowship

Eligibility: Successful completion of at least twelve graduate semester hours (or the equivalent) applied toward an advanced degree in archives, library or information management, American history, American studies, or museum studies; demonstrated interest in the archival profession; and good organizational and communication skills. Experience with processing and reference as well as familiarity with EAD preferred. Applicants within one year of obtaining their graduate degree are also eligible to apply. The Library highly encourages applicants from under-represented communities.

Location: Princeton, New Jersey

Company/Organization  Princeton University-Department of Rare Books & Special Collections-Mudd Library

The Mudd Library is a state-of-the-art repository housing the Princeton University Archives and a highly regarded collection of 20th-century public policy papers. The more than 35,000 linear feet of archival and manuscript material are widely used by local, national, and international researchers. More than 2,000 visitors use Mudd Library’s reading room each year, and its staff field some 2,000 electronic, mail, and telephone inquiries annually. A progressive processing program, the use of new technologies, and an emphasis on access and public service have ensured that Mudd Library’s collections are ever more accessible.

Schedule/Hours: Full-Time

Time Frame:  May be started as early as May-  ten- to twelve-week fellowship program

Compensation stipend of $950 per week In addition, travel, registration, and hotel costs to the Society of American Archivists’ annual meeting will be reimbursed.

In addition, travel, registration, and hotel costs to the Society of American Archivists’ annual meeting in August will be reimbursed.

Source: Archives Gig

Description:

The Mudd Manuscript Library, a unit of Princeton University Library’s Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, offers the John Foster and Janet Avery Dulles Archival Fellowship for one graduate student each year. This fellowship provides a summer of work experience for a graduate student interested in pursuing an archival career. For more information about the Mudd Manuscript Library visit: http://rbsc.princeton.edu/mudd

The 2018 Fellow will gain experience in both technical and public services. The Fellow will work under the guidance of the Assistant University Archivist for Technical Services and the Assistant University Archivist for Public Services. Projects for 2018 may include: migrating audiovisual descriptive data into EAD and processing/reprocessing work on both analog and digital collections. Additionally, the Fellow will participate in the reference rotation, as well as conduct research for and assist in the installation of one or more exhibits.

To apply: Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and two letters of recommendation to: mudd@princeton.edu. Applications must be received by Monday, March 5, 2018. Interviews will be conducted (via phone or video) with the top candidates, and the successful candidate will be notified by April 13.

Website: https://rbsc.princeton.edu/john-foster-and-janet-avery-dulles-archival-fellowship

Deadline: Monday, March 5, 2018

2018 Archivist Intern-TX

Approximate date of posting January 26 2018

 Position: Intern Clerk II-III-IV 

Eligibility Current enrollment in a graduate level program for Information Science, Library Science, Public History or related field.

Location: Austin, TX

Company/Organization  Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Schedule/Hours   Unspecified

Time Frame  Unspecified

Compensation:  $12.00 – $13.50 Hourly

Source https://archivesgig.wordpress.com/2018/01/22/austin-tx-paid-infrastructure-archivist-intern-texas-parks-and-wildlife-department/

Description: Under the supervision of the Infrastructure Archivist, the Archives Internship is an opportunity for students interested in government archiving or records management to gain relevant work experience as well as contribute their ideas in efforts to improve information management. The Archives Intern would be responsible in assisting the Archivist’s digital preservation efforts for the Infrastructure Division. Other opportunities include managing records for a government agency, processing and archiving architectural projects, analyzing and developing best practices for information management. May on occasion digitize large format architectural drawings.  Performs additional duties as assigned.  Complies with all Agency, Division, and Branch rules, regulations, and procedures.

How to Apply https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/tpwd/jobs/1959263/intern-clerk-ii-iii-iv-infrastructure-archivist-intern

POC: Kevin Steele, (512) 389-4932

Website: http://tpwd.texas.gov/jobs/

Deadline: 3/2/2018

2018 Summer Fellowship-MA

Approximate date of posting January 26, 2018

 Position: The Harvard Library Innovation Lab is seeking thinkers, makers, artists, librarians, and coders to join our Summer 2018 class of fellows.

Eligibility All stages of education and career are welcome — from drifters to undergraduates to practicing artists to working professionals.

Location: Cambridge Massachusetts

Company/Organization  Harvard Library Innovation Lab

What does the Library Innovation Lab do?

We build things in libraries

Schedule/Hours 

Time Frame  June 4, , August 10, 2018.

Compensation:  stipend of $6,000

Source

Description: Our summer fellows program will bring together a small set of visionaries to explore future directions in libraries, law, and technology. We value different ways of thinking and strongly encourage brilliant minds from all disciplines and backgrounds to apply.

The Program

A cohort of five to seven fellows will join the Lab in June 2018 and will stay through August 2018. Fellows will enter the program with their own projects and will collaborate with their cohort and members of the Lab to produce paradigm-shifting research, design, code, and art

How to Apply https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScqBEHkPNn83m7Wkb7k-4AtcCKuB75BKVMjLHJrvM6U3ay4Zw/viewform

Website: https://lil.law.harvard.edu/collaborate/2018/summer/fellows/apply/

Deadline:  Friday, February 1st, 2018.

2018 Archive Intern-NY

Approximate date of posting January 24, 2018

 Position: Archive Intern

Eligibility Completely MAC literate with skills in scanning and photo shop. Scrupulously detail-oriented with superb organizational skills.  Knowledge and love of the performing arts.  Graphic design skills, a plus.
Location: New York, New York

Company/Organization  Ellen Jacobs Associates

Ellen Jacobs Associates is a New York City-based publicity firm that handles nonprofit performing arts with a speciality in dance. Merce Cunningham, Paul Taylor, Martha Graham, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Twyla Tharp, Meredith Monk, Bill T. Jones were clients for decades. EJA also handled the public relations for The Joyce Theater, American Dance Festival, Jacob’s Pillow, Peak Performances, among other institutions. Our website details our 37-year history in the performing arts.

Schedule/Hours  Part-time

Time Frame  Unspecified

Compensation:  The internship could either be paid  $15.-20.00 ph) or for academic credit.

Source http://careers.archivists.org/jobs/10684656

Description:

Assist in the organization and digitizing of newspaper and magazine reviews, previews of the performing artists and arts institutions that we have worked with for over thirty years.  The artists include Merce Cunningham, Martha Graham, Paul Taylor, Twyla Tharp, Trish Brown, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Bill T. Jones, Meredith Monk, among over 150 others both here and abroad.  EJA has also handled the public relations work for The Joyce Theater, American Dance Festival, Jacob’s Pillow Dance festival, and Peak Performances.  Our archives also include press releases documenting performances, program and souvenir books, videos, DVD’s, press kits, and CD’s.

 

How to Apply http://careers.archivists.org/jobs/10684656

Website: http://www.ejassociates.org/

Deadline: unspecified

2018 Summer Library Intern-IL

Approximate date of posting January 27, 2018

 Position: Veteran Internship Program

Eligibility Internship Program to create a plan for transitioning to the civilian workforce.

Veteran status.
Must be able to provide DD Form 214 during application process.
Ability to provide Veteran I.D.

Location: Gkencoe, Illinois

Company/Organization  Chicago Botanic Garden-Lenhardt Library Intern

Learn about, and become familiar with, the job functions in a library. The collections of the Lenhardt Library hold approximately 125,000 volumes including books, e-books, periodicals, e-journals, rare books, special collections, videos, DVDs, slides, nursery catalogs, and the archives of the Chicago Horticultural Society. You will work under supervision in the Lenhardt Library and receive individual and small group assistance to:

Create a civilian job market resume and cover letter
Develop a professional online presence via LinkedIn
Practice interview skills and professionalism
Explore career choices
Learn how to search for employment

Schedule/Hours   30 hours/week

Time Frame  14 weeks from May 21 through August 24.

Compensation:  $15/hour /

Approximate date of posting January 27, 2018

 Position: Veteran Internship Program

Eligibility Internship Program to create a plan for transitioning to the civilian workforce.

Veteran status.
Must be able to provide DD Form 214 during application process.
Ability to provide Veteran I.D.
Location: Gkencoe, Illinois

 

Company/Organization  Chicago Botanic Garden-Lenhardt Library Intern

 

Learn about, and become familiar with, the job functions in a library. The collections of the Lenhardt Library hold approximately 125,000 volumes including books, e-books, periodicals, e-journals, rare books, special collections, videos, DVDs, slides, nursery catalogs, and the archives of the Chicago Horticultural Society. You will work under supervision in the Lenhardt Library and receive individual and small group assistance to:

  • Create a civilian job market resume and cover letter
    Develop a professional online presence via LinkedIn
    Practice interview skills and professionalism
    Explore career choices
    Learn how to search for employment

 

Schedule/Hours   30 hours/week

Time Frame  14 weeks from May 21 through August 24.

Compensation:  $15/hour

Source Indeed

Description: Shadowing library staff to learn library operations in public services and technical services
Scanning historic magazines for digitization
Moving books and magazines to ease overcrowding in the Lenhardt Library and the Lenhardt Plant Science Library
Other duties as assigned
Being an enthusiastic and positive contributor to the Veteran Internship cohort
Completing the Veteran Internship Program curriculum

How to Apply https://www.chicagobotanic.org/jobs/veteran_internship_program_lenhardt_library_intern

Website: https://www.chicagobotanic.org/

Deadline: Applications are due March 16, 2018.

Source Indeed

Description: Shadowing library staff to learn library operations in public services and technical services
Scanning historic magazines for digitization
Moving books and magazines to ease overcrowding in the Lenhardt Library and the Lenhardt Plant Science Library
Other duties as assigned
Being an enthusiastic and positive contributor to the Veteran Internship cohort
Completing the Veteran Internship Program curriculum

How to Apply https://www.chicagobotanic.org/jobs/veteran_internship_program_lenhardt_library_intern

Website: https://www.chicagobotanic.org/

Deadline: Applications are due March 16, 2018.