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Records and Retention Summer Intern, Draper, Cambridge, MA

Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,700 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit


Our work is very important to us, but so is our life outside of work. Draper supports many programs to improve work-life balance including workplace flexibility, employee clubs ranging from photography to yoga, health and finance workshops, off site social events and discounts to local museums and cultural activities. If this specific job opportunity and the chance to work at a nationally renowned R&D innovation company appeals to you, apply now



Draper seeks a Summer student Intern to organize a large legacy report collection and make it accessible to Draper employees. Reporting to the Records and Information Manager and working closely with the Records Specialist, the Intern will work 15 hours per week, June through August. Applicants must be enrolled in an academic program for the Fall semester.

The Report Cataloger will:

  • Inspect each item in FS5
  • Correct misnamed folders and files
  • Determine distribution level
  • Move and link the corresponding report for that metadata into a Collab site 



Required Qualifications:   Must have experience.   

  • Enrolled in an ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS Degree program
  • Attentiveness to detail and quality control is essential
  • Work in a deadline-oriented, production environment
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently & productively
  • Ability to learn new skills quickly and thoroughly
  • Familiarity with SharePoint and Microsoft Windows and Outlook environment
  • Ability to lift 40 lb. boxes
  • Must pass a background check
  • Experience with original and copy cataloging or other metadata entry preferred 


To view the full description and apply, please visit the following link. 

Security Requirement:     Student must be a US citizen.  Background check will be performed.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Draper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.   We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.   


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