This internship provides the opportunity for a student to participate in archival processing and preservation work, such as inventorying, arranging and describing archival collections, entering data into an archival management system, helping to create an institutional disaster plan, and performing basic preservation work on document-based collections.
This internship provides the opportunity for a student to work on projects to create and enhance bibliographic records in a library catalog and/or create metadata for digital collections. Such work may entail assigning subject and name access points, preparing descriptive summaries, and reviewing catalog records for accuracy.
This internship provides an opportunity for a student to participate in collection development activities in a music research library. Such work includes evaluating current materials and making recommendations for future additions to the collection. The student will gain an understanding of library users’ needs, the constraints of physical space, various resources and tools used in collection development, and the budgetary considerations required of such decisions.
This internship provides the opportunity for a student to work in support of digitization initiatives to increase access to collections through digitization and website access. Possible assignments include scanning, entering and editing metadata in a digital asset management system, preparing technical and administrative documentation, testing digitization workflows, and assisting with interface design, usability studies, and related web development activities.
This internship provides the opportunity for a student to support the archivists and librarians on staff in response to research requests. Such work may include searching the online catalog, research databases, print reference sources, and archival collections for researchers at a distance, as well as staffing the Information Desk or Archives Reading Room to assist researchers in person.
An intern must currently be enrolled in a college or graduate school program, preferably sophomore - senior status. Internships are done on a volunteer basis. The Museum does not offer compensation. Availability to work 16 or more hours a week, up to 40 hours a week during the summer, for a minimum of 8 weeks. We offer
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