2019-2020Archives Assistant Position-IL

Approximate date of posting July 29, 2019

Position: Temporary Archives Assistant

Eligibility currently enrolled in a graduate program in archives, public history, museum studies, or a related field Completion of archival coursework is preferred.

Location: Naperville, Illinois

Company/Institution/Organization Naperville Heritage Society

 Schedule/Hours  TBD

Time Frame: August of 2019 through June of 2020

Compensation: $5,000 for 250 hours

Source https://archivesgig.com/2019/07/29/naperville-il-temporary-archives-assistant-naper-settlement/

Description Working under the Project Director create finding aids and carry out remedial preservation tasks for its archival collections

Apply  Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, résumé and three references to https://www.napersettlement.org/Jobs.aspx


Deadline: 08/19/2019


2019 Fall Archives Assistant Intern-IL

Approximate Date of Posting: August 2, 2019

Position:Archives Assistant Intern

Eligibility: graduate student or recent graduate of a master’s program

Location: Chicago Illinois

Company/Organization   Pritzker Military Museum & Library

Schedule/Hours:  20- 25 hours per week

Time Frame:

Compensation $13.00 per/hr

Source: https://archivesgig.com/2019/07/30/chicago-il-paid-archives-assistant-intern-pritzker-military-museum-library/#more-19909


Under the guidance of a mentor, the Archives Assistant Intern will work with the Director of Museum Collections to process incoming and backlog archival collections. The intern will rehouse, organize, and create finding aids for archival collections. The intern will also be asked to create OCLC catalog records, update website content, and work in CONTENTdm. Other duties might include creating interpretive text for archival collection items.

  • Rehouse archival materials
    • Rehouse artifacts
    • Organize and create finding aids
    • Research donated materials
    • Create OCLC catalog records
    • Assist in other special collections duties as assigned


Website: http://www.pritzkermilitary.org/about/volunteer-internships/

Deadline: 09/30/2019

2019 Summer-Fall Library Services Intern-IL

Approximate Date of Posting: April 3, 2019

Position:  Information Services/Library intern

Eligibility:Currently working towards undergraduate or graduate degree, preferably in Library or Information Sciences

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Schedule/Hours  Part time/20 hours per week

Time Frame: six months from start date

Compensation: Unspecified



The Information Services/Library intern will assist the Manager and IS team with their administrative tasks. The internship provides valuable experiential learning opportunities to build the many skills that are foundational for a career in library services. Interns are full members of the team for the duration of their internship and are invited to attend regular team meetings and social events. The intern will work 20 hours per week in Bain’s Chicago office.

Responsibilities: Administrative and Research Support

  • Under close supervision, supports the local IS department
  • Ensures invoices are paid on time for online services, books, journals, and stationery. Involves regular liaison with suppliers and the Finance Department
  • May manage subscription and journal acquisition for the department and consultants. Includes suggesting relevant material for purchase, placing orders, updating a subscriptions database and circulating journals
  • Catalogues books for Information Services, plus shelving book and magazine returns as quickly as possible to make them available for other users
  • Builds knowledge of basic business sources
  • Initiates and undertakes key project work when required such as organizing & updating the Information Services Portal
  • Proactively seeks opportunities to broaden and deepen skill set by participating in special projects
  • Provides ongoing support for basic asset-building activities including processing orders and new acquisitions, cataloging and serials check-in, end-user system updates, tracking circulation of materials from the collection and ongoing maintenance of print and other special collections


  • Previous work experience in administrative support, preferably in a professional environment
  • Attention to detail, effective time management and strong verbal skills required
  • Must possess an ability to learn quickly, multi-task and work independently
  • Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English required


Website: https://csscareers-bain.icims.com/jobs/3394/information-services-intern/job?mode=job&iis=Job+Posting&iisn=LinkedIn&mobile=false&width=1138&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-300&jun1offset=-240

Deadline: Unspecified

2019 Fall Public History Graduate Intern-IL

Approximate date of posting April 13, 2019

Position:  Public History Graduate Intern

Eligibility: Current, graduate or recently graduated students from MA or MLIS programs in history, public history, archival studies, historical administration, art history, library sciences, and related disciplines are eligible to apply. Students interested in a career in archives, records management, public history, and museums are especially encouraged.

Location:  Jacksonville, Illinois

Company/Organization IIllinois College is a residential, private liberal arts college located in historic Jacksonville, Illinois, 70 miles northeast of Saint Louis, Missouri, and 30 miles west of Springfield, the Illinois state capitol. True to its founding vision in 1829, Illinois College is a community committed to the highest standards of scholarship and integrity in the liberal arts. Illinois College promotes academic freedom, equality of opportunity, and human dignity through an increasingly diverse student population

Schedule/Hours full-time

Time Frame Flexible mid-August start date and a flexible end date in mid-December.

Compensation: The position includes a stipend of approximately $4,000 as well as free on-campus housing. The internship position supports professional development opportunities including regional site visits, local conference attendance as available, and a range of musical and fine art offerings and educational and sporting events available on a college campus..

Source: https://careers.archivists.org/jobs/12252892/&utm_source=BTI_JOB_ALERT&utm_medium=email

Description: ntern will work during the fall semester with the Khalaf Al Habtoor Archives and the Paul Findley Congressional Office Museum.   Interns may select from a variety of projects that emphasize their interests, strengths, and professional goals. The intern will work closely with the college archivist and curator on a range of short- and long-term projects. The intern will gain experience with the day-to-day management of a campus archive and campus museum, including aiding in research requests, managing the reading room, as well as assisting with programs and/or activities such as tours and special events. The intern will also help oversee a team of undergraduate student workers. The selected intern will focus on a main project throughout the semester which supports institutional needs and the intern’s academic and/or professional goals. Past graduate internship projects have focused on processing a congressional collection, aiding in preservation and digitization initiatives, and collaborating to create temporary campus exhibits.

Website: https://www.ic.edu/employment/PHintern

How to Apply: send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for two references. The cover letter should express how this position will support academic and career goals. Applications should be sent electronically as one PDF or Word Document Please use the subject line “Graduate Internship Application.”

References should be able to speak to the applicant’s academic abilities, dependability, and interest in the field.

POC samantha.sauer@ic.edu.

Deadline:Friday, May 31, 2019

Title 2019 Summer Archives Intern-IL

Approximate date of posting  March 11, 2019

Position: Archives Intern

Eligibility graduate-level Currently be enrolled in a MLIS, MLS, or comparable graduate program

Have completed introductory coursework in archival principles and practices

Possess a basic understanding of Photoshop and Microsoft Office

 Location: Northbrook, Illinois.

Company/Organization  Founded in 1894, Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) is a global safety testing and certification company

Time Frame  June 3rd, 2019 start date

Hours: Full-Time

Compensation  Assumed

Source  Indeed

Description: intern is able to fully participate in UL’s internship program which includes welcome events, lab tours, networking events, lunch ‘n learns and more.. Assist in the digitization and processing of its archival holdings. Working under the guidance of the archivists, the intern will digitize records of enduring value and make this material accessible to internal researchers via our catalog. The intern will also gain professional experience by processing and arranging archival records and library materials.

How to Apply: https://usenglish-ul.icims.com/jobs/12753/archives-intern/job?hub=9&mobile=false&width=700&height=1750&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-300&jun1offset=-240Deadline:

Deadline: Unspecified

2019 Summer Data Services/Data Librarian-IL

Approximate date of posting February 20, 2019

 Eligibility: Graduate students studying Information and/or Library Sciences

Position: Wholesale Credit Risk Center (WCRC) # 257395

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Company/Organization  he Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Schedule/Hours   40 hours per week

Time Frame  The Summer Intern Program begins in June and continues for 12 consecutive weeks.

Compensation:  Paid

Source https://uwslisjobs.wordpress.com/2019/02/20/chicago-il-data-services-data-librarian-graduate-student-intern-federal-reserve-bank/

Description:  The Wholesale Credit Risk Center (WCRC) serves as the Federal Reserve System’s leading provider of wholesale credit expertise in supervision in part by leading wholesale credit data collection, maintenance, and analyses for the FRS’s supervisory portfolios. To accomplish this mission, the WCRC hosts a SQL Server database to make confidential, licensed and open source datasets available to users across the Federal Reserve System to enable research, analytics and the development of supervisory tools and models. The Data Science and Analytics team within the WCRC provides services to around 250 regular data users that include procurement, discoverability, descriptive metadata, technical guides and user acceptance testing.


  • Develop a code library
  • Create user guides
  • Add content to a data dictionary
  • Answer user questions
  • Conduct user acceptance testing
  • General understanding of taxonomies, metadata standards, and/or database design
  • Familiar with SQL, Python, R or another programming language is a plus
  • Familiar with Git or other source control technology is a plus

How to Apply https://www.chicagofed.org/careers/apply

Deadline: Unspecified

2019 Summer Corporate Knowledge Management Intern-IL

Approximate date of posting February 14, 2019

 Eligibility: Rising junior/senior currently enrolled in an undergraduate program with a focus on library sciences, communications or related field

Position: Library Sciences Intern

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Company/Organization  Freeosk, Inc

Schedule/Hours  35-40hrs/week 

Time Frame  12-week summer internship

Compensation:  paid

Source Indeed

Description:  Hello Library Sciences Intern!

Freeosk, Inc. is looking for a summer intern to dive into understanding our current knowledge management tools and structures and create a uniform system to document business-critical processes, tools, and resources for our teams. In this internship, you’ll be exposed to all areas of our business and gain an understanding for how all departments in a company work in order to create a standard structure to format our resources with. You’ll also create reference tools and training documents that will be used company-wide. When you’re not performing your knowledge management responsibilities, you’ll be having fun, learning professional skills and creating connections across the company.

We are looking for a systems thinker with the ability take information from various sources and create a comprehensive understanding of the process. Our ideal candidate is a clear communicator who is comfortable speaking to people and quickly absorbs and processes new information. To be successful in this role, you can’t be afraid to ask questions and challenge yourself!

What You’ll Do This Summer…

  • Meet with internal business owners to outline and detail existing processes
  • Take inventory of business-critical processes, tools, resources that currently exist on our knowledge management tool (Confluence), Google Drive and other locations
  • Identify a standard structure that will be used company-wide
  • Collect materials from all teams and build a system that works universally
  • Create training tools and documents to support adoption of new processes
  • Gain understanding of our products and services from the perspective of all teams

How to Apply https://www.workatfreeosk.com/openings.html

Deadline: Unspecified

2018-2019 Digital Archives & Music Library Internship-IL

Approximate date of posting January 14, 2019

Position: Judy and John McCarter Family Fellowship-WFMT

Helping maintain WFMT’s music library/Digitally archiving and organizing past program

Eligibility McCarter Family fellowships will be offered to individuals from under-resourced backgrounds including students enrolled in a program of higher education, new college graduates, or young adults 18 years old or older who have been out of school 12 months or less who seek to build their skills in order to enter the media production field with demonstrated interest in classical music and the arts.

Location: Chicago, IL

Company/Organization Judy and John McCarter Family Fellowship Program will help build diversity in the next generation of media producers and will address a vital need for opportunities for young adults from under-resourced communities. The experience gained through these internship opportunities will provide a more prepared and diverse pool of trained media professionals.

Schedule/Hours Full-time

Time Frame. Depending on whether the fellow is a student or out of school, the Judy and John McCarter Family Fellowship provides either one semester or six months of full-time, hands-on training.

Compensation: $15/hour.

Source: Indeed


Key WFMT Responsibilities:

• Assisting WFMT producers and hosts with research, field recording, script writing, and audio editing, including coordinating with artists, ensembles, and organizations from around Chicago and around the world.

• Digitally archiving and organizing past programs.

• Participating in planning for local programming.

• Helping maintain WFMT’s music library.

• Creating content for wfmt.com, including, but not limited to, conducting and transcribing interviews.

• Performing other duties as assigned.

How to Apply: https://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj06/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=WWCI&cws=1&rid=97

Applicants should include a resume and cover letter expressing their qualifications and interest in the fellowship.

Deadline: Unspecified