2019 Oral History Archives-VA

Approximate date of posting  April 28, 2019

Position: Oral History Archives Interns (2)

Eligibility Demonstrated time management, organizational, and communication skills as well as attention to detail.

Ability and willingness to work varied hours as required.

Ability to work independently and collaboratively.

Excellent computer skills and willingness to learn new programs, including audio-editing programs.

Interest in history and in gathering and sharing the everyday stories of citizens.

Location: Louisa, VA:

Company/Organization  The Louisa County Historical Society is seeking two organized, enthusiastic interns to assist the Society’s Oral History Program. The interns’ primary focus will be helping to organize and prepare the oral history collection for public access and research. This is a multiyear and multifaceted endeavor involving research, writing, and summarizing and transcribing oral histories as well as digital file management.

Schedule/Hours  Part-time

Time Frame: 3-6 Months

Compensation: $13.00 –

Source https://archivesgig.com/2019/04/26/louisa-va-paid-oral-history-archives-interns-louisa-county-historical-society/


Description Supervised by the Historical Society Director, the interns will focus on processing interviews, including but not limited to digital and paper file organization, converting and backing up files, and creating indexes and transcriptions. The Intern will also have the opportunity to provide input on the development of the Oral History Program, such as the creation of controlled vocabulary and recommendations on how to best make the interviews accessible online. This Internship will also provide exposure to the operation and activities of a historical society.


  • Create an inventory of existing oral history interviews in the Historical Society’s archive.
  • Process and catalog incoming oral history interviews and associated items (photographs, release forms, etc.) and revise processing instructions for others to follow.
  • Assist with the digital preservation of oral history files, which may include converting recordings to different media or file types.
  • Drafting interview summaries, biographies, indexes, and/or full transcriptions of oral history interviews and develop training resources and instructions for other to follow.
  • Assist with organization and addition of controlled vocabulary terms.
  • Occasionally attend monthly meetings of the oral history volunteers held to plan future interviews and share information.
  • Research and write a proposal for the best method to make the interviews publically-accessible online.
  • Research the best practices and ethical guidelines offered by the national Oral History Association and ensure that work performed in the archive meets national standards.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

Apply Include title of internship in the email subject field.

 Please state the location where job posting was seen.


POC: Karleen Kovalcik, Executive Director, louisahistory@verizon.net

Deadline: 05/15/2019

2019 Summer records retention archiving Intern-MA

Approximate date of posting  April 28, 019

Position: Administrative Intern Job Number


Eligibility student working toward a degree with coursework in library science and records management, or related field. Applicants must be currently enrolled in an academic program to be considered for this internship. Applicants must have legal authorization to work in the USA.

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Company/Organization  Metropolitan Area Planning Council  MAPC is the Regional Planning Agency (RPA) serving the people who live and work in metropolitan Boston.  Our mission is to promote smart growth and regional collaboration. We are guided by MetroFuture: Making a Greater Boston Region, our regional policy plan for a more sustainable and equitable future, which was adopted in 2008.  We are currently working on a successor regional plan, MetroCommon2050: Shaping the Region Together, which we expect to complete by 2020. MAPC’s staff includes approximately 100 full-time employees located in downtown Boston in a transit-accessible and bike-friendly office.

We encourage all of our staff to develop new ideas to make MAPC’s planning and policy work more relevant and impactful, and to adapt to changing times.  We strongly support the professional development of each and every staff person, believing their growth to be consistent with the best interests of MAPC and the region.  This is an opportunity to work in a dynamic, interdisciplinary, and innovative environment with professionals who are committed to building a more sustainable and equitable future for everyone who lives and works in Greater Boston. For more information about MAPC, MetroFuture, and MetroCommon, please visit www.mapc.org

Schedule/Hours  Full-time

Time Frame: June – August 2019

Compensation:  $16 – $19 per hour, 

Source Indeed


The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) seeks an Administrative Intern to support the Administrative team in a mission driven regional planning agency. This is an opportunity to gain valuable paid work experience and exposure to the administrative and operational activities of a public agency and work in a dynamic, interdisciplinary, and innovative environment with professionals who are committed to building a more sustainable and equitable future for Metro Boston.
Under the supervision of the Operations Manager, you will perform varied administrative and operational tasks to support the department’s daily activities and the activities of the planning staff. Assist Operations Manager and her staff with a range of administrative tasks and projects

Perform data entry and database updates using various software tools such as Microsoft Suite, Outlook Calendars, and Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Assist with ongoing records retention and records archiving project

Assist with bulk mailing projects including large volume copying and collating

Assist with ordering and receiving supplies; posting and receiving mail; provide courier service when necessary; schedule meetings and interviews; provide reception and phone coverage when necessary; conference room and computer

Apply https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mapc/jobs/2430914/administrative-summer-intern?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobsDeadline:

2019 Library Science Intern

Approximate date of posting  April 28, 2019

Position: Unspecified

Eligibility Education: Must be in attendance at, or on legitimate leave from, a high school, trade school, college or university. Academic background compatible to departmental assigned projects. Majors Encouraged:  Library Science, or other closely compatible majors. Each individual project may require different educational specialties.

Location: Oakland, California

Company/Organization  East Bay Regional Park District With 73 parks, over 121,000 acres, and over 1,250 miles of trails, the East Bay Regional Park District is the largest regional park agency in the nation. Each year the Park District employs approximately two-dozen student interns with a primary program purpose to offer students a paid and enriching on-the-job learning experience, relevant to their area of academic study. Positions in this classification often include public contact and therefore bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.


Time Frame:


$2,889.47 – $2,964.00 Monthly

Source Indeed

Description Essential Functions

Ability to:

  • Investigate and analyze situations, plan, and organize research
  • Speak and write effectively
  • Follow instructions
  • Maintain harmonious working relations with fellow employees and the public

Apply https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/ebparks/jobs/2418140/summer-intern-several-openings

Website: http://www.ebparks.org/



-2019 summer -Library Resources Intern-CA

Approximate Date of Posting: April 28, 2019

 Position: Library Resources Intern


  • Currently enrolled

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:  Full-time.

Time Frame: June 18, 2019 and ending August 9, 2019.. You must be available for the entire duration of the program.

Compensation Paid

Source: Link up https://www.linkup.com/details/89cfacb90d627c9ca374279b5d9b0295?utm_source=Job+Alert&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=general


What You Will Do During This Internship

  • 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.

How to Apply: Submit an online application on Gensler.com/careers, including a resume and cover letter that outlines your academic and work experience relevant to our industry and this position.



Deadline: May 10, 2019.

2019 Summer Internship Legal Information Services-NY

Approximate date of posting  April 25, 2019

Position: Job ID 2019-1231  2019 Summer Internship Program

Eligibility Some intern assignments will require current attendance at law school, completion of law school, or graduate studies in a particular field.

MLIS or MLS student strongly preferred.

Location: Manhattan, New York


Practising Law Institute (“PLI”), an innovative leader in legal education programs and services, is searching for a small team of enthusiastic interns to join PLI for an 8-week internship program this summer. PLI’s client base includes a large array of prestigious law firms, corporations and government agencies. 

For 85 years PLI has been considered the “gold standard” as a leader in continuing legal and professional business training education.  PLI presents over 400 live programs each year in state-of-the-art conference centers throughout the U.S. and abroad.  Recent international seminar locations include London and Hong Kong. 

In addition to hosting innovative live programs, PLI streams webcasts and offers on demand programs for thousands of participants each day.  PLI publishes a variety of treatises, answer books, course handbooks and has an award-winning online research platform, PLI Plus. PLI offers the nation’s leading preparation course for the Patent Office’s Registration Exam, and provides SEC compliance and accounting training through its SEC Institute.  The organization also develops unique, engaging ways of learning through its Interactive Learning Center.

Through its mission as a nonprofit organization, PLI is deeply committed to the pro bono community and public interest organizations.

Schedule/Hours  A typical work schedule will be 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (including an unpaid one hour lunch break), Monday through Thursday, and 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on Friday.  PLI closes early on Friday during the summer months.

Time Frame: begin on June 3rd and end on July 26th

Compensation: $16 per hour

Source http://slanyintern.blogspot.com/2019/04/legal-info-svcs-electronic-publishing.html

Description Legal Information Services and Electronic Publishing

The Legal Information Services and Electronic Publishing is responsible for the strategy, creation, and ongoing development of PLI PLUS, our online research platform. This department also supports customers with training and sells publishing products to law school and manage their accounts.

Internship Assignment:

Responsibilities include locating eBook files and/or generating them via an automated generation process, evaluating files for completeness, performing basic XML cleanup, managing eBook components using PLI’s content management systems, deploying eBooks to our online research database, and support other projects as needed. This position requires exposure to XML, HTML languages or similar. MLIS or MLS student strongly preferred.

Apply Qualified internship applicants may submit resume and cover letter online. Only candidates who provide a cover letter which includes identifying a department(s) of interest will be considered.

Website: https://www.pli.edu/

Deadline: unspecified

2019 Summer News Content Intern-TX

Approximate date of posting April 19, 2019


  • Eligibility Must be currently pursuing Bachelor’s degree within a related field with a GPA of at least 3.0

Location: Houston, TX

Company/Organization  GNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 49 television stations and two radio stations in 41 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide.

Schedule/Hours  full time

Time Frame: Summer

Compensation: Paid

Source Link Up

Description  Interns will assist assignment desk editors, reporters and producers with story research and set-up. Newsroom interns will have the opportunity to go into the field with reporters and producers and assist them on stories. Interns will also be given the opportunity to conduct interviews for stories and write for the KHOU-TV website. They will also be responsible for logging raw video from the field and assisting with our tape library.

Website: https://www.jobs.net/jobs/tegna/en-us/job/United-States/Summer-Intern-News-Content/J3M52G6DDQW2X7NFBSP/?utm_source=linkup&utm_medium=referrer

Deadline: Unspecified

2019 Summer Library Education Intern-VA

Approximate date of posting  April 23, 2019

Position: Library Education Team

  • Eligibility Interest and/or experience in education pedagogy, education technology, public history, museum studies, museum education, history or related field
  • Candidates with pursuing both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees will be considered

Location: Mount Vernon, VA

Company/Organization George Washington’s Mount Vernon- Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington serves to increase scholarship in and access to the life, leadership, and legacy of George Washington. The Education Department focuses specifically on providing resources and training for K12 educators and their students nationwide.

Schedule/Hours  32 hours/week required

Time Frame: targeted start date of late May or early June.

Compensation: $10/hour

Source Indeed

Description The Summer 2019 Education Intern at The Washington Library will take part in all three major pillars of our education programs: Museum Learning, K12 Classroom Application, and Historical Relevance. The Intern will join the Library’s Education team at an exciting time, as we will host over 100 educators from across the country to 6 different residential professional development programs. These six programs range in theme from leadership to women’s history, from military history to the history of slavery in the 18th century.

We will also be gathering and refining our online resources and digital outreach for teachers and students to prepare for the significant 2020 events (presidential election and 19th amendment). These resources will also be strengthened to profile the role history plays in the civic mission of schools, which ensures all students have an opportunity to learn and practice their role contributing to their community and their nation.

Summer 2019 additionally marks the 20th anniversary of this program with an all-class reunion on July 4-6.

Projects will be customized to the Intern’s interests and career goals but could include the following activities:

  • Reviewing, strengthening, and authoring online resources related to teaching and learning about the Presidency and the 19th amendment
  • Taking part in summer teacher institutes, including assisting with logistics
  • Leading 15 minute teaching sessions during the summer residential program
  • Conducting evaluations of the learning experiences at the summer residential program for teachers
  • Conducting research and assisting on improving best practices for residential-style program models
  • Planning and creating supporting materials for fall regional workshops in Mississippi, Michigan, and Massachusetts, as well as online
  • Identifying primary sources and writing essential questions that align with educational initiatives for 2020
  • Creating infographics based on research and sources from Mount Vernon

Apply Please submit a cover letter and resume. Since an internship is meant as a learning experience rather than a job, cover letters should focus on how the internship would help you in your career development, rather than your qualifications. Specifically, please emphasize:

Why you are interested in this particular Internship, including specific projects;

How this Internship will contribute to your long-term career goals;

How this Internship will fill gaps in your resume—how it will complement previous experience and education.

Website: https://www.mountvernon.org/about/employment/open-positions-at-mount-vernon/

Deadline: Unspecified

2019 Summer Archival Assistant-D.C.

Approximate date of posting  April 24, 2019

Position: Archival Assistant for Senator

Eligibility strong organizational and communication skills, and be detailed oriented. Experience with DAM systems, Microsoft Access and Excel skills a plus.

Location: D.C.

Company/Organization  Private: Senator

Schedule/Hours  Unspecified

Time Frame:  last 6-8 weeks

Compensation: $$$

Source http://cuaslis.org/wp/paid-summer-internship-assistance-with-archival-work/

Description A senior Northeastern U.S. Senator is seeking an intern to assist with archival work this summer.  Responsibilities will include:

  • Creating and updating paper record and memorabilia inventories
  • Creating and uploading metadata for photograph collection
  • Scanning photographs and photographing items for database inventories
  • Process paper and electronic records

Qualified applicants should be familiar with archival theories and practices, have strong organizational and communication skills, and be detailed oriented. Experience with DAM systems, Microsoft Access and Excel skills a plus.

Apply Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to new.senate.job@gmail.com 

Deadline: May 6, 2019.