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(2) Presidential Records Processing Interns, Williams College, Williamstown, MA

The Williams Department of Special Collections welcomes applications from current graduate students in library science, information studies, preservation, archives or a related program for two summer internship positions in archival processing. This is a full-time (37.5 hrs. /week), eight-week, temporary position beginning June 2019. Reporting to the Records Manager, the intern will process portions of the Williams College Office of the President Record Group.

 

Williams continues to transform its student body in terms of socioeconomic status, ethnicity, and nationality. We seek candidates who are excited to work in a college library in which students are broadly diverse with regard to gender and gender identity, race, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. Please highlight relevant experience building diverse collections and working with diverse communities.

 

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive community and strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented groups to apply.

 

Responsibilities

  • Apply archival principles to rehouse and arrange portions of the Williams College Office of the President Record Group.
  • Apply archival standards (including EAD and DACS) and tools (including ArchivesSpace) to describe portions of the Records.
  • Publicize the Records using social media outlets.

 

Qualifications

  •  Applicants must be current graduate students in good standing in a library science, information studies, preservation, archives or related program.
  • Applicants must have completed at least three courses in archives, preservation, or a related program before the start date of the internship.

 

Review of applications will begin March 1, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.

 

In addition to discussing your qualifications for the position in your cover letter, please address how your education and commitment to diversity has prepared you for this position. Specify which archives-related courses you have completed.

 

On campus housing and meal plans are available.

 

To apply for this position, please visit https://employment.williams.edu/staff. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us via phone at (413) 597-4247 or email at hr@williams.edu.

 

Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check, and education when applicable.

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