Approximate date of posting August 31, 2018
Eligibility Experience or training in archival processes and methods
Position: Digital Asset Intern
Location: Quincy, Massachusetts
Company/Organization National Fire Protection Association Research Library & Archives The National Fire Protection Association’s mission is to help save lives and reduce loss with information, knowledge and passion. Dedicated to the elimination of death, injury, property and economic loss due to fire, electrical and related hazards, the Association delivers information and knowledge through more than 300 consensus codes and standards, research, training, education, outreach and advocacy; and by partnering with others who share an interest in furthering the NFPA mission.
The NFPA Research Library & Archives houses artifacts, images, and resources on NFPA code development and Association history, fire research, fire prevention and suppression, life and building safety. The collection of national and international resources include 25,000+ books and reports, educational and marketing media, original art, in addition to all published NFPA materials dating from the Association’s founding in 1896.
Schedule/Hours total of 250 hours, which breaks down to about 20 hours/week
Time Frame. 13 weeks. The exact hours of this position can be negotiated.
Description: The NPFA Research Library and Archives is seeking temporary help with digitizing the National Electric Code collection. The Digital Asset Intern will be instructed in the use of digital camera and microfilm reader to digitize archival bound volumes, microfilm, and loose-leaf papers.
The Digital Asset Intern will also be responsible for post-processing the scanned materials by reviewing and correcting the digitized image; uploading into the appropriate repository, and applying pertinent metadata.
The work environment is in the main NFPA Research Library, which is open to the public.
How to Apply: If you are interested in applying for this internship, please submit your resume and cover letter to Katelyn Enman-Salotto at firstname.lastname@example.org