Summer 2018 Library & Archives Internship-NY

Approximate Date of Posting: March 30, 2018

Position: Library & Archives Internship

Eligibility: Ideal candidates will be in pursuit of, or a recent graduate of, a Master’s degree in Library and Information Sciences. Familiarity in Art History, Museum Studies, or related fields considered a plus. Individuals who have taken coursework in cataloging, rare books, library services, archival management, and/or digital preservation are strongly encouraged to apply. Familiarity with MARC, AACR2, RDA, EAD, XML and/or ArchivesSpace considered a plus.

Location: New York

Company/Organization Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Schedule/Hours: full-time, Monday-Thursday, in addition to participation in half-day Museum Culture Seminar events on Fridays.

Time Frame:  begin on Monday, June 4 and end on Friday, August 10. 

Compensation We are pleased to offer stipends to all candidates who are accepted into our Summer 2018 program.


Description:The library consists of published resources focused on modern and contemporary art, architecture, and photography, with an emphasis on the museum’s international collections and exhibitions, and serves the research needs of museum staff. The archives contains primary-source documentation that reflects the museum’s history, exhibitions, and collections, and is open to museum staff and qualified researchers. Library and Archives staff are responsible for the maintenance and management of the archives and library holdings.

How to Apply Please send a cover letter, resume, two references, and a writing sample via email to

Deadline: applications will be reviewed immediately upon receipt!

Note to candidates:please disregard the deadlines currently listed on our website.


Jilly Krauss

Education Associate, Internship Program

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

1071 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY 10128

Phone 212 423 3697


2018 Summer -Fall 2018 Knowledge Management Intern-IA

Approximate date of posting March 26, 2018

 Position: Knowledge Management Intern

Seeking a Market Research – Knowledge Management Intern, who is interested in supporting knowledge management, library services and market research for a dynamic, global organization. This position will work collaboratively with various departments and functional areas across the company to support management and the utilization of the tools and resources.

Eligibility: Undergraduate (junior/senior) student pursing a degree in marketing, business or social sciences with an interest in library services or information management.

Location: Des Moines, Iowa

Company/Organization  Kemin

We are visionaries who see things differently and are inspired by the world around us. We have been dedicated to using applied science to improve the quality of life for over half a century. Committed to feed and food safety, Kemin maintains top-of-the-line manufacturing facilities where over 500 specialty ingredients are made for humans and animals in the global feed and food industries, as well as the health, nutrition and textile markets. We provide product solutions and options to customers in more than 120 countries.

A privately held, family-owned and operated company, Kemin has more than 2,500 global employees and operates in 90 countries including manufacturing facilities in Belgium, Brazil, China, India, Italy, Russia, Singapore, South Africa and the United States. 

Schedule/Hours  Full/Part-Time 

Time Frame Summer months of June-early August (10 weeks), then part-time position through remainder of 2018.

 Compensation: Unspecified


Description: The Market Research – Knowledge Management Intern will work with the Senior Market Research Analyst within the corporate marketing department. They will assist the corporate marketing department in managing and training for the corporate library resources as well as the competitive database.

Specific duties include:

  • Knowledge Gathering: Collecting and entering market and competitive information into a competitive database while identifying gaps in knowledge and seeking out answers.
  • Training: Supporting training for the corporate library search, creating training guides and tutorials.
  • Maintenance: Conducting user surveys, reporting on usage and removing expired/duplicate content when necessary.


2018 Summer Preservation, Digital & Collections Internships-

Approximate date of posting March 22, 2018

Positions: Preservation, Lee Family Digital Archive & Collections Interns

Eligibility: Positions are open for both undergraduate and graduate students. International students are welcome to apply; visa applications are the responsibility of the student (preferred coordination through International Arts & Artists).

Location: Stratford, Virginia

Company/Organization  Stratford Hall is located in Westmoreland County on the beautiful Northern Neck of Virginia.  Westmoreland County is a 45 minute drive from Fredericksburg, two hours from Washington DC and 90 minutes from Richmond.  The Stratford property consists of 1,900 acres with 2.5 miles of Potomac River waterfront.

Stratford Hall’s Great House, a National Historic Landmark, and related buildings were constructed circa 1738 and are among a handful of exceptionally intact survivals from colonial Virginia. In addition to the Great House, Stratford also features an operating reconstructed gristmill and extensive gardens. Stratford was the home of the Lee family, which includes two signers of the Declaration of Independence. It was also the home of Revolutionary hero “Light Horse” Harry Lee and birthplace of General Robert E. Lee.

The landscape is primarily hardwood forests and pastures, but also includes two gardens and extensive maintained grounds. Stratford also has two guest houses and over 30 rustic cabins that were built to house Stratford’s board members during the twice annual meetings.

Schedule/Hours  Full-time

Time Frame 10 weeks

Compensation: A stipend of $1,000 dollars w/ free on-site housing with kitchen and laundry facilities will be provided. The grounds of Stratford Hall and surrounding areas provide many outdoor activities that can be utilized during the internship.


Description: 1. Preservation Intern

Assist the Preservation Department with Cyclical and Deferred maintenance of Stratford’s historic structures.  The work could include painting, window restoration, masonry repainting and plaster repair.  There could also be a research component as needed.

  1. Lee Family Digital Archive Intern

Reporting to the editor of the Lee Family Digital Archive; intern activities include transcribing Lee family letters from the 18th and 19thcenturies, researching names, places and other aspects of the letters for annotation; uploading transcribed letters to the Lee Family Digital Archive website; and writing blogs and using other social media associated with the archive project.  Basic requirements include excellent writing skills and research experience.  The intern will be trained on site to use the software for uploading documents to the archive website.

  1. Collections Intern

The intern will work on a variety of tasks in the Collections/Curatorial Department, primarily conducting object-based research as well as compiling object information and photography for an upcoming inventory and assessment project. The candidate will ideally have experience in hands-on collection work as well as photography and data entry skills.


POC Stratford Hall

Internship Application

483 Great House Road

Stratford, VA 22558

Or emailed to: 

How to Apply Interested applicants should send a personal letter of no more than 500 words, stating reasons for wanting to be an intern at Stratford Hall, including their goals for the internship and dates available for work. Please specify the internship position in your application materials. A resume and list of two references should also be included. 

Deadline: April 1, 2018 (Preservation & Lee Family Digital Archives)

April 13, 2018 (Collections)


2018 Records Management Facilitator Internship-HI

Approximate Date of Posting: March 28, 2018

Position: 2 Records Management Facilitators

Eligibility  Enrolled or recently graduated from an ALA accredited MLIS program or related graduate program.

Location: Honolulu  & Kauai,  Hawaii

Company/Organization  U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Marine Monuments of the Pacific Office

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Marine Monuments of the Pacific Office, located in Honolulu, Hawaii is looking for two Records Management Facilitators to assist in organizing our holdings. Our offices have extensive historical files spanning decades, which document the management, political history, and scientific research surrounding 22 national wildlife refuges and 4 marine national monuments throughout the Pacific. The collections consist of analog and digital records, maps, photographs, and other mixed media. One intern will be stationed at the Honolulu office and one will be offsite on Kauai.

Our Kauai offices and rustic bunkhouse are situated on wildlife refuges and offer an unrivaled view of native Hawaiian wildlife. There are nearby hiking trails, local shops, eateries, and a public library. Nearby beaches are accessible by bus.

Weekends, holidays, and off hours can be spent exploring Hawaii. Opportunities abound to kayak, surf, fish, stand-up paddleboard, swim, snorkel and enjoy the many beaches, parks, hiking trails, historical landmarks, and gardens.

Schedule/Hours: 40 hours per week However, the schedule is flexible and is negotiable depending on the needs of the office and interns.

Time Frame:  6-month Position begins between June 18th -June 25th, 2018.

Compensation The internship is unpaid, but we can offer free agency housing and use of a government car for transportation to and from work for the Kauai intern. Roundtrip airfare to and from Honolulu or Kauai, including reimbursement for luggage and transportation from the airport, if necessary



We are looking for conscientious, resourceful, and motivated information professionals to become our in-house experts. The records management facilitators will be responsible for following a records schedule, organizing and digitizing files, keeping a records inventory, and disposing of files accordingly. You will gain hands-on experience with electronic records, preservation, digitization, metadata, records management, and content management systems. You will also gain experience prioritizing tasks, collaborating with others, establishing guidelines, and training other staff in records management tasks.

Many responsibilities of the rotation will be distributed between the interns. The Honolulu interns will prioritize the big-picture potential of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service records room. For example, they will continue the goal of creating a sustainable filing system. They will also work together to digitize and purge records, as well as maintain the online catalog of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service references. Other tasks include digitizing maps, downloading content from CDs and DVDs, and generally working to decrease the volume of mixed media accumulated in the records room.






To apply, send an attached resume and brief cover letter to Kate Kirwan at
Please have the subject of the email state “RMF Kauai Application”

Marine National Monuments of the Pacific Office

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

300 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 5-231

Honolulu, HI 96850

(808) 792-9525


Deadline: April 20, 2018.

2018 Summer Archives-Canada

Approximate date of posting March 16, 2018

Position: Young Canada Works Position

Eligibility: intended specifically for students currently attending and returning full-time in September 2018, to a post-secondary undergraduate or graduate degree program. Please see eligibility requirements here

Location: Edmonton, Canada

Company/Organization  City of Edmonton, Canada Edmonton Valley Zoo and Specialty Facilities (Citizen Services)

Schedule/Hours  Full-Time

Time Frame 4 months-16 weeks starting in May 2018

Compensation: $19.749 – $25.135 (Hourly)



The City of Edmonton Archives is looking for a motivated, energetic and self-starting summer student who is interested in learning about archives.

In a supportive and supervised environment, you will gain practical experience in important aspects of archival work through processing municipal government records.

This is an ideal position for a graduate student enrolled in a Master of Information Studies with a specialization in Archival Studies or a related field (although undergraduate students are eligible and encouraged to apply as well).

Reporting to the Digital Archivist, you will complete two distinct projects and experience a range of archival tasks including:

  • Physically arranging and describing a body of records
  • Assisting with reference service

Website: https://recruitment.edmonton.c a/job/CITYA000C1168/Archives-S ummer-Student-Young-Canada-Wor ks-Position

Deadline: Mar 29, 2018 11:59:00 PM MDT

2018 Summer-Library Resources Intern-CA

Approximate Date of Posting:March 24, 2018

Position: Library Resources Intern

Location: Oakland, California

Company/Organization   Gensler

Gensler is a global design firm, with 47 offices and over 5,000 employees worldwide. Gensler helps clients succeed by focusing on the needs of the people they serve, whether they are employees, customers, sports fans, students, passengers or guests. Founded in 1965, Gensler has deep expertise in design and architecture across 22 practices, including commercial office buildings, professional services, retail, aviation, planning and urban design, entertainment and hospitality, sports stadium and education facilities. The firm also holds practices focusing on brand strategy, environmental graphic design, mission-critical facilities, and has recently invested in consulting for real estate workplace and sustainable design

Schedule/Hours: Fulll-Time

Time Frame: beginning approximately June 18, 2018 and ending August 10, 2018.  You must be available for the entire duration of the program.

Compensation Paid

Source: Indeed


  • Maintain and put away samples in the Resource Library.
  • Monitor finish samples and reorder as depleted.
  • Label incoming samples and put them away in corresponding area.
  • Coordinate presentations, displays and pickups with vendors.
  • Check in and maintain magazine subscriptions.
  • Schedule vendor presentations, displays and updates.
  • Maintain online vendor directory.
  • Assist project teams with requests

You must meet the following criteria to be considered:

  • Good computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Must be able to determine priorities, multi-task, and exhibit a high level of initiative and follow-through.
  • Ability to interact professionally with all levels of staff within the firm, clients and vendors.

Submit an online application on, including a resume and cover letter.. Only online applications will be accepted.  


Deadline: This posting will remain open until April 13, 2017