2019 Fall Art Museum Library & Archives Internship-NY

Approximate date of posting June 7, 2019

 Position: Library & Archives  also accepting applications for internships in all museum departments, including (but not limited to): Curatorial, Development, Education, Exhibition Management, Marketing, and Publishing & Digital Media.

Eligibility Candidates must be junior-year college level or above, recent graduates, graduate students, postgraduates, and mature professionals pursuing further experience in the arts. In pursuit of, or hold a master’s degree in library and information sciences. Candidates who have taken coursework in cataloging, rare books, library services, archival managements, and/or digital preservation are also encouraged to apply.

 Location: New York

Company/Organization Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Website:  https://www.guggenheim.org/internships/internship-departments

Schedule/Hours   Full-time, four days a week Monday-Thursday, in addition to half-day seminars on Fridays.

Time Frame begin on Monday, June 3 and end on Friday, August 9

Compensation: $500 stipends to all undergraduate-level students and $1,000 stipends to all graduate-level students

Source https://news.cci.fsu.edu/jobs-and-internships/cci-internships/ischool-internships/summer-2019-internships-at-the-solomon-r-guggenheim-museum/

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 contain 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.

The objective of the Internship Program is to offer practical museum training experience to individuals interested in pursuing careers in the arts and museum fields. Interns gain general knowledge and broad understanding of how a particular department functions within the context of a major museum, as well as specific skills related to a particular department’s activities. Interns are assigned to a department based on their academic backgrounds, professional skills, interests, and career goals.

In addition, the Museum Culture Seminar Program supplements the Internship Program by incorporating site visits to other New York arts and cultural institutions. Discussion with a broad array of arts and museum professionals, including Guggenheim staff, is facilitated. A field trip outside New York City is planned for the end of each internship period.

Interns participate in the ongoing work of the department and complete specific projects or portions of larger departmental initiatives. For a full list of departments that offer internships, please see www.guggenheim.org /internships

Museum Culture Seminar Program

The Museum Culture Seminar Program forms an integral part of our Internship Program. The program includes field trips to sites such as auction houses, galleries, corporate collections, and other museums. Discussion with Guggenheim Museum staff from a range of departments and awareness of a range of museum-related issues is facilitated. A field trip outside of New York City is planned for the end of every session.

How to Apply Prospective applicants, please send cover letter, resume Guggenheim application form (found on web site), list of relevant coursework, academic writing sample, and two letters of recommendation via postal mail to Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Internship Program, 1071 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10128-0173.

Deadline  June 1, 2019 (postmark) extended through June 28, 2019

POC:

Jean

Jean Rafaelian
Education Associate, Internship Program

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

1071 Fifth Avenue

New York, New York 10128

(212) 423- 3697

Addn’l Info

Internship Periods

Spring: January–April (application deadline: November 1)
Summer: June–August (application deadline: January 30)
Fall: September–December (application deadline: June 1)

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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/

https://jobs.aaslh.org/job/part-time-oral-history-archive-internship/48002127/

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.

Duties:

  • 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.

Website:

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

Deadline: 05/15/2019

2019 Summer Digital Cataloging-Remote

Approximate date of posting  March 12, 2019

Position: Digital Cataloging and Review/History Internships

Eligibility Graduate students or recent graduates in history or American studies, archival studies, library science or information management

Location: Virtual/Remote Since the work is web-based, the internships will be conducted remotely. Interns do not need to relocate to Dickinson, North Dakota, to complete their work

Company/Organization  Theodore Roosevelt Center at Dickinson State University The goal of the Center is to serve scholars, tourists, teachers, curious citizens, and students of all ages as they explore the life and achievement of the 26th President of the United States. Launched to the public in late 2011, the Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library is the primary portal the Center uses to convey that goal to a national audience. More than 53,000 items from 35 different collections are already available at www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org.

The Center has over 150,000 digitized documents from the Theodore Roosevelt Papers at the Library of Congress, including letters to and from Roosevelt, newspaper clippings, speeches and executive orders, photographs, maps, and personal diaries. Around 15,000 items have been digitized from other collections, such as the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress, sites within the National Park System, and Harvard College Library

The Theodore Roosevelt Center’s website includes interpretive content, such as articles and timelines that promote the understanding of Theodore Roosevelt’s life. This content utilizes the same subject headings as the items in the digital library to enhance the relationship with primary source documents.

Schedule/Hours Interns will work a minimum of 240 hours (over six to 12 weeks)

Time Frame  Internships are to be completed between May 18 and August 31, 2019.

Compensation  A moderate hourly stipend will be provided

Source https://archivesgig.com/2019/03/12/dickinson-nd-remote-paid-digital-cataloging-review-history-interns-theodore-roosevelt-center-at-dickinson-state-university/

Website: https://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Get-Involved/Become-an-Intern

https://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/media/Files/Get-Involved/Internship%20Job%20Description-2019.pdf

Description: In order to make the digital files available to the public online, the Center is seeking interns to help with creation and review of metadata for these documents in our online database. Participating in all facets of the development of the digital library. These will include cataloging (viewing documents on a computer screen and typing and reviewing information in a Web-based form), reviewing the work of other catalogers to make sure all standards are being met, and copyright review of collections in order to clear them for publication.

Candidates selected for the internship will be invited to contribute to this interpretive content through encyclopedia or blog entries, or digital humanities tools of their own choosing. Since the work is web-based, the internships will be conducted remotely. Interns do not need to relocate to Dickinson, North Dakota, to complete their work. Training will be provided through an online classroom environment throughout the internship

How to Apply: Send a letter of application (including your reasons for interest in this internship) and resume to Erik Johnson, Digital Library Coordinator/Archivist for the Theodore Roosevelt Center, at erik.a.johnson@dickinsonstate.edu.

Deadline Applications must be received by 7 a.m. MT April 1, 2019, for consideration

2019 Temporary Research Librarian-VA

Approximate date of posting  February 4, 2019

 Eligibility: The librarians are great, they love hiring library students and they do their best to get interns and temps as much valuable experience and marketable skills as they can.

Position: Temporary Position in Library – help with research

Location: located in Crystal City near the Crystal City metro station
(yellow/blue lines

Company/Organization   Consumer Technology Association (CTA) CTA represents the tech industry by lobbying on behalf of the tech industry, hosting an annual international trade show in Las Vegas, setting industry standards and conducting market research. CTA has 2,200+ member companies (from startups to Google, Facebook, IBM, and other big names) and the research library is a member It is a special library and the subject matter is pretty niche: tech,business and economics, policy, and associations and trade shows.benefit.

Schedule/Hours  unspecified

Time Frame  Temporary

Compensation: $$$

Source http://cuaslis.org/wp/temporary-position-in-library-help-with-research-crystal-city-va/

Description:  The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) librarians are looking for a temp to help out in the research library. You would work with three research librarians and an archivist doing business and industry research/reference work for the member companies and doing research and fact checking for other staff members at CTA. It would also involve a lot of indexing, some cataloging, handling our 60+ magazine subscriptions and helping archives projects here and there. There are also some opportunities to get into the weeds of corporate archiving, records management, tech history, exhibition, digital collections, and preservation

How to Apply  You would need to go through a temp agency to be hired but if you are
interested contact info@cta.tech first for an official job description
and more information.

2019 Winter-Summer Digital Preservation Internship-CA

Approximate date of posting  January 17, 2019

Position:2 positions

Eligibility:

Interest in California history.

Interest in the fields of: archival science, library science, and audiovisual preservation.

Working knowledge of library and archives preservation principles, including digitization and metadata standards for long-term preservation and access.

Experience with quality assurance and control procedures for digitized archival materials, including manuscripts, photographs, and audiovisual materials.

Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud products such as Lightroom, Premiere Pro, and Audition for quality control.

Experience with handling and preservation of archival materials, including manuscripts, photographs, and audiovisual materials.

Ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively both as a team member and independently, in an environment where consultation, flexibility and cooperation are essential.

Comfortable with MS Office applications in Mac environments, particularly Excel.

Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

Interest in the fields of: archival science, library science, and audiovisual preservation.

Interest in California history.

Working knowledge of library and archives preservation principles, including digitization and metadata standards for long-term preservation and access.

Experience with quality assurance and control procedures for digitized archival materials, including manuscripts, photographs, and audiovisual materials.

Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud products such as Lightroom, Premiere Pro, and Audition for quality control.

Experience with handling and preservation of archival materials, including manuscripts, photographs, and audiovisual materials.

Ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively both as a team member and independently, in an environment where consultation, flexibility and cooperation are essential.

Comfortable with MS Office applications in Mac environments, particularly Excel.

Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

Location: Sacramento, California

Company/Organization  California Revealed- CA-R is grant-funded by the California State Library. Project operations are located at the California State Library in Sacramento. In partnership with over 200 libraries, archives and museums (and growing), California Revealed (CA-R) is a multi-year project providing digitization, digital preservation, and online access to books, documents, photographs, audiovisual recordings, and ephemera that tell the incredible stories of the Golden State.

California Revealed gathers best archival practices for digitization and digital preservation, establishes low-cost, practical standards, and then manages digitization, online access, and digital preservation activities on behalf of partner organizations. Free public access is provided for teaching, research and study. In addition, records are shared with Calisphere, WorldCat, the Digital Public Library of America, and the Home Movie Registry.

Website: https://mailchi.mp/2cf1f484f961/california-revealed-digital-preservation-interns

Schedule/Hours  20 hrs/week.

Time Frame Immediate until August with the opportunity for renewal, dependent upon available funding.

Compensation: $19-21/hour, depending on experience

Source: https://archivesgig.com/2019/01/16/sacramento-ca-paid-digital-preservation-interns-california-revealed/

Description: The Digital Preservation Intern will help support the following activities:

Perform quality assurance and control of new digital preservation files and metadata records.

Prepare collection materials for digitization.

Upload access files and metadata to the Internet Archive.

Normalize metadata in an Islandora content management system.

Pack materials for shipping to digitization vendors.

Assist with collection curation and development.

Perform other duties as assigned.

How to Apply Please send a resume and cover letter to:

Pamela Vadakan Director

pvadakan@californiarevealed.org

916.653.5074

Deadline: January 31, 2019

2019 College Library Assistant-FL

Approximate date of posting January 14, 2019

 Position: Library Assistant (REQ-000026654)

Eligibility 18 hours towards an ALA-accredited Master’s or currently enrolled in a Master’s program

 Location: Coconut Creek, Florida

Company/Organization The Broward College/North Campus Library is a joint-use facility located in Coconut Creek, FL, serving Broward College students and Broward County Library patrons. Under direct supervision, this position provides support to the North Campus faculty librarians and the daily activities of students and instructors in the Academic Success Center on Broward College’s North Campus.

Schedule/Hours Part-Time

Time Frame Indefinite

Compensation: $20.00/hour

Source https://news.cci.fsu.edu/jobs-and-internships/cci-job-board/mls-jobs/part-time-library-assistant-broward-college-north-campus/

Description: Possess excellent customer service and communication skills

Ability to respond to patron needs and public service situations that may arise

Knowledge of MLA and APA style guides and citations and ability to offer to tutor for written assignments in the Writing Lab

Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evening assignments

Serve as part of the Reference Desk rotation

Ability to use good judgment and respond professionally when situations escalate to higher management

Ability to work independently and as a member of a team in a culturally diverse environment

Demonstrated oral and written communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills

Ability to work with a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff.  Experience with reference and instruction services or working in an academic environment serving college students preferred. Teaching experience preferred.

How to Apply Please send a cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcript

POC: Suzette Spencer at sspencer@broward.edu

Deadline: Open until filled

2019 Summer Art Museum Library & Archives Internship-NY

Approximate date of posting January 14, 2019

 Position: Library & Archives

Eligibility Candidates must be junior-year college level or above, recent graduates, graduate students, postgraduates, and mature professionals pursuing further experience in the arts. In pursuit of, or hold a master’s degree in library and information sciences. Candidates who have taken coursework in cataloging, rare books, library services, archival managements, and/or digital preservation are also encouraged to apply.

 Location: New York

Company/Organization Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Website:  https://www.guggenheim.org/internships/internship-departments

Schedule/Hours   Full-time, four days a week Monday-Thursday, in addition to half-day seminars on Fridays.

Time Frame begin on Monday, June 3 and end on Friday, August 9

Compensation: $500 stipends to all undergraduate-level students and $1,000 stipends to all graduate-level students

Source

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 contain 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.

The objective of the Internship Program is to offer practical museum training experience to individuals interested in pursuing careers in the arts and museum fields. Interns gain general knowledge and broad understanding of how a particular department functions within the context of a major museum, as well as specific skills related to a particular department’s activities. Interns are assigned to a department based on their academic backgrounds, professional skills, interests, and career goals.

In addition, the Museum Culture Seminar Program supplements the Internship Program by incorporating site visits to other New York arts and cultural institutions. Discussion with a broad array of arts and museum professionals, including Guggenheim staff, is facilitated. A field trip outside New York City is planned for the end of each internship period.

Interns participate in the ongoing work of the department and complete specific projects or portions of larger departmental initiatives. For a full list of departments that offer internships, please see www.g u ggenheim.org /internships

Museum Culture Seminar Program

The Museum Culture Seminar Program forms an integral part of our Internship Program. The program includes field trips to sites such as auction houses, galleries, corporate collections, and other museums. Discussion with Guggenheim Museum staff from a range of departments and awareness of a range of museum-related issues is facilitated. A field trip outside of New York City is planned for the end of every session.

How to Apply Prospective applicants, please send cover letter, resume Guggenheim application form (found on web site), list of relevant coursework, academic writing sample, and two letters of recommendation via postal mail to Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Internship Program, 1071 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10128-0173.

Deadline January 30, 2019 (postmark)

Addn’l Info

Internship Periods

Spring: January–April (application deadline: November 1)
Summer: June–August (application deadline: January 30)
Fall: September–December (application deadline: June 1)

2019-2020 Temporary Academic Reference Position-FL

Approximate date of posting January 8, 2019

Position:Temporary Academic Reference Position

Eligibility: MLIS student or graduate

Location: Miami, Florida

Company/Organization  Florida International University

Schedule/Hours  Full-Time

Time Frame Temporary

Compensation:Paid

Source: https://news.cci.fsu.edu/jobs-and-internships/cci-job-board/mls-jobs/temporary-paid-reference-position-open-at-fiu-libraries/

Description: Assist the Information & Research Services Department with answering reference questions at the reference desk, through chat and other means, and participate in library instruction.  He/she may be required to cover chat on an occasional weekend day.  The position has the possibility to lead to a permanent full-time faculty position

How to Apply Please send cover letter, resume, and 3 references.

POC: Sarah Hammill Business & Online Learning Librarian Florida International University
hammills@fiu.edu

305-348-3009

Deadline: Unspecified