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Marketing Intern, Cambridge Historical Society, Cambridge, MA

About the Society: From the American Revolution to the biotech revolution, the history of Cambridge is unlike that of any other city. Working together with our community, the Cambridge Historical Society connects the past with our present and future, serves as stewards of our collective history, and inspires curiosity in generations to come. 

About the Role: The Society seeks an intern to assist with long-term marketing and communication strategies, as well as weekly social media and event updates. 

Areas of Focus

  • Blogging. The Intern will contribute to the Society's evergreen website content by researching and writing short blog posts weekly.
  • Social media. Drawing on the Society's social media efforts to date, the Intern will post across the Society's Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter accounts, The Intern is encouraged (but not required) to attend events and contribute social media posts in real time.
  • Promotion and outreach. The Intern will submit event listings to local media outlets, create Eventbrite and Facebook events, and write press releases/pitch stories to local media outlets.
  • Long-range planning. In collaboration with the Society's Communications Committee, the intern will help develop strategies for raising awareness of our activities throughout the city. 

Timing

The Society seeks an Intern for the Fall 2018 semester. 

Skillsets required and how to apply

A successful Marketing Intern will possess knowledge of best practices in social media and marketing efforts for non-profits, be detail-oriented, and be willing to contribute fully as a member of the Society's team. Love of local history is a must, even if you aren't from or don't live in Cambridge. The Marketing Intern will report directly to the Society's Executive Director, Marieke Van Damme. The internship is unpaid. Hours are flexible and some work can be completed offsite. For more information and to submit your application, please email mvandamme@cambridgehistory.org. 

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Library User Experience Intern, User Research Center, Lamont Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Position Title: Library User Experience Intern

 

Location: User Research Center, Lamont Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

 

Normal Work Week: Flexible, 15 hours/week

 

Compensation: $15/hr

 

Summary: The library user experience intern will work on the data collection and analysis for one or two assigned user research studies during the semester. The intern may also assist with managing the lab space and equipment.

 

Job Duties & Requirements:

  • Moderate and collect data for user research studies including, but not limited to, interviews, surveys, usability and eye-tracking tests.
  • Conduct analysis of data from user studies. Build reports and visualize both quantitative and qualitative data.
  • Create video clips and presentations based on study outcomes and project requirements.
  • Assist with technology support of equipment in User Research Center including basic troubleshooting and software updates.
    • Experience working in teams and managing competing priorities.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    • Basic understanding of HTML/CSS, experience with content management systems and editing videos preferred.
    • Knowledge of UX design and survey tools such as Sketch, Optimal Workshop, and Qualtrics preferred.

 

Start Date:

August 2018

 

End Date:

May 2019

 

Contact information:

Amy Deschenes

amy_deschenes@harvard.edu

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

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NEA: Call for News Items & Photos

Attention archivists, students, and repositories in the New England area:

The NEA Newsletter is currently seeking articles about your activities and accomplishments for the October 2018 issue of the NEA Newsletter. The Newsletter relies entirely on entries from members, so please share your news with the archives community; we love to know what everyone is up to!

Past entries have included announcements about newly processed collections, new acquisitions, renovations and expansions, grants received, project updates, exhibit openings, student activities, photographs from collections, and internship opportunities. However, anything of interest to the archives community is welcome!

You can also add an item to our calendar of upcoming events (events, workshops, meetings, conferences, symposia, etc).

Please limit your news item to around 150 words, or your calendar entry to around 25 words, and be sure to include your repository name, location, and a phone number or email address at the end of the piece.

We appreciate the time and thought you put into your writing, and thank you for adding your voice!

Send submissions by 8/15/18 to: parke.sean@gmail.com

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Archival Interns, Nantucket Historical Association, Nantucket, MA

The Nantucket Historical Association's Research Library is offering two, paid, archival processing internships during the fall of 2018.

Under the supervision of the Chief Archivist, the Archives Interns will be exposed to multiple levels of archives management and gain hands-on experience working with manuscript and photographic collections. They will conduct specific processing projects; will document and refine existing procedures; and will contribute to the development of new policies in the archives. Processing projects will include rehousing, arranging, and describing archival collections as part of and in preparation for a larger digitization effort.

The interns will also participate in the Research Library's reference desk schedule, respond to remote research queries, and develop collections-focused posts for social media. A knowledge of American history, literature, maritime history, or geography is advantageous, yet not required.

Required: Enrollment in or graduation from an ALA-accredited master's program; completed coursework in archival theory and practice or relevant experience with archival materials; solid time management skills; familiarity with descriptive standards and metadata schemas; excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills; ability to work independently, to seek clarification, and to offer suggestions when needed. Physical requirements include the ability to lift up to 40 lbs.

Housing is provided, plus a stipend of $2,500 for a ten-to-thirteen week internship. Dates are flexible depending on the availability of the intern.

Please send resume, letter of interest, and contact information for three references to rmiller@nha.org. Deadline for applications is July 31, 2018, or until filled.

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MLAA Scholarship Program

The Massachusetts Library Aid Association (MLAA) Committee on Aid to Small Public Libraries is pleased to announce its Scholarship Program for the Fall 2018 term. MLAA is a private foundation. The purpose of this program is to subsidize training in Library and Information Science for librarians and library staff who are presently employed in smaller Massachusetts public libraries. This is not an MBLC sponsored grant program.

 

To be eligible for the MLAA Scholarship Program applicants must currently work (for a minimum of one year) in a Massachusetts Public Library in a community of 35,000 population or less and their annual salary may not exceed $35,000.

 

There are two types of individual funding offered to prospective applicants currently employed in a Massachusetts public library. There is also a scholarship available for staff training. 

  • Scholarship Assistance (Individual):  Scholarships ranging from $350-500 may be given to cover courses and training programs which must be directly applicable to pursuing an MLS/MLIS degree. Previous grant awardees may apply; however, in no case will more than three scholarships be made to an individual.


Please Note: Occasionally a small amount of additional money is available for a travel allowance for those commuting 80 miles or more.

 

  • Continuing Education Grant (Individual): Grants with a $400 maximum may be given to cover taking an online course, attending a workshop or program, or a conference who will in turn share this information with their library staff. Requests for individuals wishing support for course work outside the LIS degree program should apply using this application form.

 

  • Staff Development for Libraries: Awards of up to $500 will be given to public libraries in Massachusetts communities of 35,000 population or less, who have identified a staff training or continuing education need and have developed a plan for meeting that need.  The subject of the proposed Staff Development plan may vary widely among libraries, but it should be one that improves and updates staff members' ability to conduct library operations and services, resulting in better service to library users.

Please email completed application to Amy Clayton, Administrative Assistant, LAD Unit, MBLC. amy.clayton@state.ma.us 

Applications must be received on Friday, August 17, 2018 by 4:00 p.m. and no applications will be considered after this deadline. Notification will take place after Labor Day.

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Intern, Local History Archives, Groton Public Library, Groton, CT

The Groton Public Library is offering an unpaid internship working in its Local History Room. The intern will assist in the processing of the James L. Streeter Collection, and in digitizing and cataloging the library's pamphlet file. This is an opportunity to obtain experience in an archival setting. Applicant should have an interest in archival work and/or history and be studying for a degree in library science, museum studies, public history or archival studies. Basic computing skills required. Experience with PastPerfect Museum Software a plus. There is potential to earn independent study credit.

Please contact Director of Library Services Betty Anne Reiter (breiter@groton-ct.govwith any questions or for more information.

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BCALA Smiley Student Travel Award

BCALA's Smiley Student Travel Award plans to support at least one student for the upcoming JCLC conference September 26-30, 2018. The winner(s) will receive a $500 award to attend the conference.

 Applicant Criteria:

  • Must be enrolled as a student in an LIS program;
  • Condition of selection, student must have already registered to attend 3rd JCLC (Joint Conference of Librarians of Color <http://www.jclcinc.org/conference/2018/>);
  • Submit a 250 word essay reflecting on the theme of the conference: "Gathering all Peoples: Embracing Culture & Community" and discuss why you plan to attend;
  • Submit an article to the BCALA Newsletter by deadline for issue after the conference about your experience attending the conference;
  • Deadline is July 20, 2018, 11:59pm;
  • Please send entries and inquiries to Gladys Smiley Bell - GLADYS.BELL@HAMPTONU.EDU;
  • Winner(s) will be announced in August 2018.

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Call for Participation: Design for Diversity Forum

Design for Diversity Closing Forum Registration Announcement
Are you interested in education and advocacy for more inclusive information systems in libraries, archives, and museums? The Design for Diversity project, supported by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, focuses on the ways in which information systems embody and reinforce cultural norms, asking how we can design systems that account for diverse cultural materials and ways of knowing. Please join us for our Closing Review Forum and Writing Sprint, August 23 and 24, at Northeastern University in Boston.
As part of this project we are building a collaborative pedagogical toolkit to encourage inclusive and ethical practices in information sciences and system design. It will include an expanding set of materials including sample assignments, curricular modules, suggested readings, and case studies. The Digital Library Federation will eventually host the Toolkit as a growing community-driven resource.
 
Join us at our two-day Closing Forum to hear about what we've learned through the past two years and to give a thorough review to the draft teaching and learning Toolkit before its final publication November 2018. The first day, August 23, will provide a forum for a broad review of the Toolkit's development via panel discussion and interactive audience participation. We also invite attendees interested in creating additional content for the Toolkit to apply to attend the Writing Sprint on the second day, August 24. Both days are free and open to the public, and we can provide some funding, on a limited basis, to support travel for participants in the Writing Sprint. 
Register for the first day of panels, feedback, and discussion (August 23) here:
Registration for the second day Writing Sprint (August 24) closes on July 15. Apply separately for the Writing Sprint here: https://northeastern.libcal.com/event/4248938 
 
We hope to see you there! If you cannot make the forum but are interested in participating in other ways, such as giving online feedback to Toolkit documents, or have any other questions, please email both Cara Messina (messina.c@husky.neu.edu) and Des Alaniz (d.alaniz@northeastern.edu). 

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Intern, History of Science Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

PRACTICUM PROPOSAL

Harvard University History of Science Library, Widener Library S-91 FAS, Department of the History of Science

About the History of Science Library

The History of Science Library has a collection of 5,000+ books, the core of which was donated to the Department of the History of Science by George Sarton, a founder of the field of the history of science. Sarton's collecting began in 1912 in Wondelgem, Belgium, and continued until his death in 1956. The Carnegie Institution of Washington purchased just over 2,000 volumes in the collection for Sarton's use; these books were subsequently gifted to Harvard in 1949. Additionally, the Library holds a display of the original Isis bibliographic cards, as Sarton was the journal's founding editor. The Library's collection is almost entirely pre-1965, and specializes in early to mid-twentieth century research monographs and texts related to Islamic and pre-modern science. It also has a small collection of archival paper holdings, including materials related to Project Physics and Professor Dick Lewontin's Forensic DNA work.

About the Department of the History of Science

The Department of the History of Science is an interdisciplinary community of scholars, undergraduate and graduate students, visiting researchers, and affiliated faculty in other Harvard programs. We seek to understand the sciences, technology, and medicine in their historical, cultural, and current contexts, using history as a tool to help illuminate how knowledge of various kinds has come to be configured as it is. Our studies are pluralistic, encouraging students to draw on an array of approaches, among them book history, economic history, material culture, and museology.

Our Approach: The Department of the History of Science has grown extensively since the 1930s when the department was established at Harvard University. The department has greatly widened the scope of the topics we study to include not only the traditionally structured sciences, but also the social sciences. This array of topics has allowed for a comprehensive exploration of the history of knowledge in its various cross-connections. We also use an ever-broadening range of methods and address an increasing diversity of audiences. With this broad and diverse set of methodologies, subjects, and fields our conception of science, technology, and medical studies is that of a big tent, one capacious enough to include both small-group sociological studies as well as an exciting range of tools deployed over the last 30 years.

Practicum Proposal

Library classification project for the History of Science Library

Project Objectives:

  • Create a strategic plan for developing a call number system for the History of Science Library
  • Create and implement a call number system for the library that respects the historically significant organization system that was established by the Library's founder, George Sarton.
  • Enable effective access to the unique and historically significant collections of the History of Science Library

Project Overview: The library practicum project will focus on developing a library classification system for the History of Science Library. The practicum student will work in collaboration with the graduate student librarian and a staff member of the Department of the History of Science (DHS). 

1. Inventory the books and papers in the History of Science Library

  • The Intern will help the DHS graduate student librarian and staff member inventory the collection and determine what books have gone missing over the years
  • The Intern will help with the creation and management of a database that lists the books in the History of Science Library
  • The Intern will create Finding Aids and Lib Guides for the Library's archival paper holdings

2. Create a classification system

  • The Intern will develop a classification system for the History of Science Library according to George Sarton's categories. Sarton's categorization of these texts is a matter of historical interest; it represents an early and significant interpretation of the field of 'history of science.'

3. Input the new classification numbers into the Harvard Library catalogue.

  • The Intern will input the classification numbers into Hollis. This will involve locating Hollis's bibliographic records for the Library's titles and adding the item records. This will enable researchers to request the History of Science Library books directly through Hollis.

The Practicum Student will develop the skills necessary to manage and ensure the accessibility of a unique and historically significant collection. The student will gain an understanding of the best practices related to workflow and management of processes.

The Intern will receive personalized training necessary for this internship allowing the
development of the following skills and aptitudes:

  • Programmatic/technical: searching library records and Hollis catalogues, pulling collection records from library catalogue, locating collection texts within library catalogues, updating library catalogue records
  • Methodological: understanding of North American library system, knowledge of historical collection maintenance and accessibility

Measurable learning objective(s):

  • Successful completion of activities listed above relating to the proposed project
  • De novo creation of a cataloging system for this library that respects the historical integrity of Sarton's organization of the texts
  • Development of written and verbal communication skills

Qualifications/Skills and abilities desired

  • Ability to track and meet deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Project management and time management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Innovative and thinks outside the box
  • Creative, energetic, and collaborative approach to work
  • There is no heavy lifting or pushing required in this internship

Interested students should contact Katie Baca, History of Science Librarian, at kbaca@fas.harvard.edu

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Interns, MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA

MASS MoCA Fall 2018 Internships
Internship Application Deadline: Sunday, July 15, at 6pm
Internship Dates: Friday, September 7 - Sunday, December 15

Compensation: Housing & $150/week stipend

All applicants must be US citizens, over the age of 18.
Most interns MUST have a valid US driver's license unless specified.

 

Stage Tech / Performing Arts Production

Interns work with the Production Coordinator, Master Carpenter, Master Electrician, House Sound Engineer, and house crew on all aspects of technical theatre, music, and films.  This includes hands-on in all of the following areas - carpentry, lighting, sound, audio/visual, and running crew. You are not required to have a driver's license.

Visual Arts - Curatorial

Intern assists in the day-to-day operations of a busy curatorial department and helps with the preparations for upcoming programs, as well as the maintenance of current exhibitions. Responsibilities consist of research, writing, administrative duties, assistance in the procuring of exhibition materials, installation of artworks as necessary, and any number of unexpected errands or jobs required to help maintain an ambitious exhibition program of contemporary art. Intern also works with the Education Department, receiving training to lead tours of exhibitions, interact with museum visitors, and develop focused "spotlight" talks on topics of special interest. This is a crucial part of the internship experience. The successful candidate should be self-sufficient and have an eye for detail, strong writing and research skills, and a positive attitude about performing many kinds of tasks on a demanding schedule. Must have driver's license and be willing to do a fair amount of driving.

Visual Arts - Registrarial

Intern assists in the day-to-day operations of a busy curatorial department and helps with the preparations for upcoming programs as well as the maintenance of current exhibitions. This position is primarily focused on registrarial duties, including the maintenance of checklists and databases, preparation of loan requests, and assisting with condition reports. Responsibilities may also include research, correspondence with lenders and artists, assistance in the procuring of exhibition materials, installation of A/V equipment and lighting, and assisting in the preparation, fabrication, and installation of artworks as needed. Intern also works with the Education Department, receiving training to lead tours of exhibitions, interact with museum visitors, and develop focused "spotlight" talks on topics of special interest. This is a crucial part of the internship experience. The successful candidate should be detail-oriented, have good written and verbal communication skills, and have a positive attitude about performing many kinds of tasks on a demanding schedule. Must have driver's license and be willing to do a fair amount of driving.

Performing Arts Administration

Intern works directly with the Managing Director of Performing Arts in the coordination of current and future season planning, general office work, and maintaining and updating all performing arts files, databases, and calendars. The intern will alternate between the Project Coordinator and Artist Services Director with drafting event programs, researching upcoming artists, assisting with front of house operations as well as with artist services to arrange transportation and housing logistics of visiting artists, staff, and fellow interns.  You are required to have a valid US driver's license.

Graphic Design

Intern assists in day-to-day tasks of the museum's in-house design studio, working directly with the senior and junior graphic designers. Projects include production and installation of vinyl exhibition graphics and wayfinding signage; design and production of seasonal marketing collateral (posters, ads, social media graphics); vendor contact; upkeep of website components; and general studio tasks. The intern should demonstrate enthusiasm, stamina, good attention to detail, and willingness to work with a team. Excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) required. Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, résumé, and portfolio link in order to be considered for this internship. A driver's license might be helpful, but is not required.

Digital Services

The intern documents all of MASS MoCA's visual and performing arts programs, as well as education activities, art fabrication, studio residencies, development events, and the overall vibrancy of our bustling 16-acre, 28-building campus. The intern organizes and maintains current and archive material within an online digital assets management system. In addition to comfort shooting and editing (Photoshop) still images, the intern should have significant experience in recording moving images and editing video (Final Cut Pro-X). The intern will update the museum's robust website as well as contribute to our social media platforms. A driver's license might be helpful, but is not required.

Development

Interns in the development department will work to help ensure the success of MASS MoCA's fundraising activities, which supports $3.3m in annual income. Work will vary between specifics projects, for which the intern will have the opportunity to see the project from start to finish, and individual tasks on larger projects directed by department staff. The intern will gain experience in prospect research, grant-writing, direct mail solicitations, special events, membership programs, and database management.  In an average week, you will spend approximately 40% of your time working on prospect research and proposal preparation, 40% on membership and individual giving, with the remaining 20% alternating as the workload requires. You are not required to have a driver's license.

Communications

The intern works on all aspects of marketing and public relations to support MASS MoCA's visual and performing arts programs. There is a strong emphasis on groundwork: street-level marketing throughout western Massachusetts, northwest Connecticut, eastern-central New York, and southern Vermont. The marketing intern logs lots of miles spreading news about MASS MoCA events across our beautiful region. Days in the office include written contributions to social media, eblasts, websites, press releases, and other promotional material. The interns are responsible for preparing press kits and for keeping MASS MoCA's event listings current on regional event calendars. The interns help with bulk mailings, occasionally staff an off-site information booth interacting with tourists, and sometimes join an ambassador team to attend concerts, comedy shows, and music festivals around the northeast to promote our extensive program of live events. Interns are expected to attend internal and interdepartmental marketing meetings, museum tours, and work a weekly shift at the museum's busy Info Desk. If that sounds like a lot -- it's because it is -- and we promise tons of fun along the way. A driver's license and sense of humor are required.

Education

A fall education intern will focus on PreK-12 student and teacher engagement. This experiential internship is a great opportunity for a recently graduated college student who wants to gain experience working with school audiences in a contemporary art museum setting. The intern will be trained in the museum's 3-pronged educational pedagogy ArtInSight, which incorporates conversational-style tours, mindfulness-based insight exercises, and hands-on art-making workshops, and then will implement these strategies as a lead tour guide. The intern will further support education programming by: assisting with teaching artist residency programs; supporting evaluation efforts; maintaining and monitoring art supplies; and conducting research for spring programming.

Successful candidates should be self-sufficient, have an eye for detail, strong oral, writing, and research skills, an enthusiasm for public speaking, and strong customer service skills. They should be able to learn quickly and be confident in their abilities to take on "trial by fire" challenges. Preference is given to candidates with museum / art education experience. Weekend hours required.

To apply to the MASS MoCA Internship Program: Send application form, cover letter, résumé, and two letters of references via email: internapplications@massmoca.org or fax to MASS MoCA c/o Meghan Labbee, Artist Services + Internship Program Director at 413.664.4519.

Please visit https://massmoca.org/event/internships/ to download the application form. All applications are due no later than Sunday, July 15, at 6pm EST.

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Reference & Instruction Intern, DiMenna-Nyselius Library, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT

The DiMenna-Nyselius Library of Fairfield University is offering a one semester internship in reference and instruction services for a student enrolled in an ALA-accredited library and information science graduate program or a recent graduate. We seek dynamic and public service-oriented candidates who hope to gain guided experience in providing in-person/online reference and information-literacy instruction. Applicants can receive either academic credit or a stipend for their work. Review of applications begins August 1st. Position open until filled.

Description of Internship

The intern plays an active role in the delivery of reference and instruction services and will:

  • Provide 10-15 hours of in-person and online support at the library's reference desk.
  • Work closely with the library's instruction coordinator to design and deliver approximately 8-10 library instruction classes. 
  • Have the opportunity to observe and receive feedback from seasoned reference and instruction librarians.
  • Work collaboratively with faculty and librarians on lesson plans. 
  • Meet regularly with the instruction coordinator for ongoing feedback and discussion, supplemented by relevant readings and other forms of professional development.

If needed, the internship can be modified to fulfill curricular criteria not satisfied by the requirements listed above.   

This internship begins in September and ends by mid-December. The Library offers flexible scheduling, which will be arranged with the instruction coordinator before the start of the internship.    

Qualifications                                                            

Interns must be currently enrolled in a graduate-level library and information science (or related) program or have recently graduated. Relevant coursework in reference and/or instruction preferred. 

Location and Description of Program

Fairfield University serves a population of approximately 4,000 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students and is located in Fairfield, Connecticut.  In coordination with writing faculty and in the spirit of the University's mission, the DiMenna-Nyselius Library Information Literacy Program helps students to become savvy information consumers and lifelong learners. Through targeted in-person and online instruction, the program develops students' abilities to critically analyze and ethically reuse information, applying these skills with a sense of social responsibility.

Contact

To apply, send a brief letter of interest and availability to Jeremiah Mercurio, Senior Reference Librarian and Instruction Coordinator. 

Jeremiah Mercurio | jmercurio@fairfield.edu | (203) 254-4000 x4206

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Intern, Library and Archives, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is currently accepting applications for a Fall 2018 internship in the Library and Archives Department.

 

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 contains 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.

 

Ideal candidates will be in pursuit of, or a recent graduate of, a Master's degree in Library and Information Sciences. Familiarity in Art History, Museum Studies, or related fields considered a plus. Individuals who have taken coursework in cataloging, rare books, library services, archival management, and/or digital preservation are strongly encouraged to apply. Familiarity with MARC, AACR2, RDA, EAD, XML and/or ArchivesSpace considered a plus.

 

The Fall 2018 Internship Program will begin on Thursday, September 20 and end on Friday, December 14. Fall internships require a minimum commitment of 16 hours (2 days) per week.

 

We are pleased to offer $1,000 stipends to graduate-degree level candidates who are accepted into our Fall 2018 program.

 

Please send a cover letter, resume, two references, and a writing sample via postal mail to: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Internship Program, 1071 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10128-0173. 

Note to candidates: please disregard the deadlines currently listed on our website. Our extended application deadline for Fall 2018 internships is July 2, 2018 (postmark).

 For more information, please click here.

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Student Worker, Photograph Collection, Back Bay, Boston, MA

Looking for a current LIS student to organize a small private collection of photographs. Located in Back Bay. Hourly rate of pay will be in the $12-15 range, depending on skill level of applicant. The first task will be to assess the time needed to complete the project. 
If interested, please contact Bob Dickie at 617-262-0555 (please not after 8:30 p.m.) or email a brief description of your experience to bdickie@comcast.net

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Intern, Plimoth Plantation, Plymouth, MA

Applications are now open for Plimoth Plantation's fall internship program (September 10 - November 9, 2018). 

More information about the internship program and the application process can be found at www.plimoth.org/internships

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Digital Projects Intern, Penn Libraries, Philadelphia, PA

Availability: Position open until filled (July 1, 2018)

Hours: 20 hours per week.

Salary: $15/hour.

Overview:
The Digital Projects Intern will work with staff of the Weigle Information Commons, in addition to the larger Teaching, Research, and Learning team, to facilitate the smooth operation of a range of technology services and spaces offered in the Weigle Information Commons. Essential duties will include: assist in the supervised creation, implementation and maintenance of library Omeka and Scalar instances, responding to Weigle Information Commons technology and services inquiries; scheduling of WIC teaching and learning spaces; researching, creating, and updating WIC online content, and writing for the library's blog.

Primary Qualifications:
Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills; attention to detail and ability to juggle multiple tasks, learn quickly, and take initiative; and interest in and enthusiasm for emerging technologies.

Preferred Qualifications:
Prior experience with web hosting services and related technical proficiencies; familiarity with digital publishing platforms (Omeka, Scalar) experience preferred but not required.

Requirements:
This position is intended for current students in an ALA-accredited graduate program in library/information science. Strong academic background and public service orientation. Ability to learn quickly, work independently, and face new and unexpected questions on a regular basis. Our extensive training program leads us to ask for a one-year commitment.

To apply, please submit a resume and letter of interest to:

Katherine Ahnberg
ahnberg@upenn.edu

Use subject line "Digital Projects Internship." 

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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Intern, Unified Astronomy Thesaurus, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, MA

UAT Metadata Crosswalk Internship

The Unified Astronomy Thesaurus (UAT) is an open, interoperable and community-supported thesaurus which unifies the existing divergent and isolated Astronomy & Astrophysics thesauri into a single high-quality, freely-available open thesaurus formalizing astronomical concepts and their inter-relationships. The UAT will improve search The UAT will be implemented by the American Astronomical Society as the required source of keywords applied to articles published in their journals. Currently, the UAT is being used by the Space Telescope Science Institute to classify proposals for using the upcoming James Webb Space Telescope.

We are looking for interns who can create crosswalks between the UAT and several other keyword/theusauri systems. The goal of this project is to provide a vocabulary crosswalk that can recommend the best matches between terms in the older vocabularies and concepts in the UAT.  This will help ease the transition from these older systems (many of which are no longer being updated) to the modern Unified Astronomy Thesaurus.

Interns will have the opportunity to learn about thesaurus and metadata standards, such as SKOS, z39-19, and ISO 25964. They will learn about the process of developing and managing thesauri, as well as use cases for these metadata. Since the UAT is developed using SKOS standards, the crosswalk should use the SKOS Semantic Relations.  

The Wolbach Library provides shared resources to support the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics community's continuously evolving needs. Wolbach Library staff build, organize, manage, house, and preserve collections of physical and digital research artifacts; offer reference services and consultation; provide services in online literature searches and interlibrary loan requests; and contribute to and draw from remote databases, including the NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS). The Wolbach Library participates in local, national, and international networks and cooperative activities to promote scholarly advancement, the sharing of information, access to recorded knowledge, and the empowerment of the astronomy and astrophysics community.

Qualifications

Knowledge of information organization and/or astronomy/astrophysics.

Willingness to learn and fill their knowledge gaps in either of the above areas.

Ability to work independently and remotely.

Motivated, detail oriented, good communication skills.

 

Additional Information

This is an unpaid position, however we will work with you to meet internship requirements for your degree program.

This can be a completely remote internship position.

 

To Apply

Send your resume and brief cover letter to Katie Frey (kfrey@cfa.harvard.edu) no later than June 26, 2018.

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Access Services Assistant, Emmanuel d'Alzon Library, Assumption College, Worcester, MA

POSITION TITLE:  Access Services Assistant (part-time)

 

DEPARTMENT:  Emmanuel d'Alzon Library, Assumption College, Worcester, MA

 

REPORTS DIRECTLY TO: Head of Access Services

 

SUMMARY: Supports the work of the Access Services Department by supervising student employees and assisting library users, maintaining a positive public service environment. This position is 20 hours per week, Tuesday through Saturday, during the academic year, including some holidays. Summer schedule may vary.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Supervises student assistants including providing initial and ongoing training, and assigning and monitoring work. Assists with student hiring and scheduling. Models and encourages a strong public service approach to the work.
  2. Responsibilities include closing the building on Fridays and opening on Saturdays. Works to cover extended hours during final exams and holiday hours.
  3. Supervises routine collection maintenance activities such as shelving books, shelf-reading, procedures for missing and lost books, and identifying items that need repair.
  4. Participates with Research Services projects and activities as assigned.

 

PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS: 

  1. Must be willing to contribute actively to the mission of the College as well as show respect for the Catholic and Assumptionist identity of Assumption College.
  2. Completion of some college level coursework or 1-3 years library experience preferred.
  3. Supervisory experience preferred.

 

For the complete listing and to apply, please see our website. Applications submitted by July 15th will be given preference.

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Communications Intern, Arts at MIT, Cambridge, MA

MIT invites you to apply as an intern and become a member of the Arts at MIT communications team in Summer 2018.

Are you studying communications or marketing? Do you love the arts and are you interested in helping spread the word about the dynamic arts initiatives and events happening at MIT? Then join us!

The Arts at MIT is looking for a part-time intern for 8-10 hours per week ($12/hour). Students from any accredited American college or university are encouraged to apply.

Students pursuing a degree in a communication or marketing related field preferred.   The intern will work closely with the Communications Manager on implementing communications strategies for the Arts at MIT.

Tasks include:

WEBSITE CONTENT MANAGEMENT

  • Prepare images for web, manage metadata and update media library
  • Apply style guidelines and formatting consistency
  • Implement Search Engine Optimization recommendations

GRAPHIC DESIGN

  • Update and prepare designs for print and digital outlets using existing templates

DIGITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT

  • Archive files using dropbox

OUTREACH

  • Assist in audience building for arts events at MIT and part of the Center for Art, Science & Technology (CAST).
  • Participation in a weekly communications meeting Tuesdays at 11am required and occasional evening or weekend attendance may be requested for select events.

Required Qualifications:

  • Fluency in oral and written communication.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of the academic community in the Boston area.
  • Interest in contemporary classical music, world music, jazz, architecture, visual arts, film and media.
  • Knowledge of html, Mac computing environment and WordPress.

Send resume and cover letter by Friday, June 22 to:

Leah Talatinian, Communications Manager, Arts at MIT
leaht@mit.edu
No calls please

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Summer Intern, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, MA

The New England Historic Genealogical Society is offering an internship opportunity with $1000 stipend for summer 2018 (flexible start and end dates). The qualified candidate will serve as project archivist and will be responsible for inventorying, accessioning, cataloging, and digitizing the archival collections of the NEHGS-Research Services team. The project will allow research reports to be accessible to members through the creation of a searchable digital database, and will also preserve and maintain the NEHGS Research Services archives. Currently, the archives contains over 2,000 unique research projects, spanning 10+ years.

 

Deliverables

  • Complete processing of research reports and records, including location and cataloging data entered into Excel (or similar program)
  • Scan and reproduce documents; load digital objects and metadata in the DAM/CMS

 

Required Skills:

  • Familiarity with controlled vocabularies and authority lists, such as Library of Congress Subject Headings and the Library of Congress Name Authority File
  • Completion of LIS 415 strongly preferred
  • Proficiency with Excel and other Office applications
  • Familiarity with scanning systems, photography, and audio/video digitization and conversion
  • Self-directed and able to work well independently as well as with others

 

Submission requirements:

To apply, send a letter of interest, resume, and references to Lindsay Fulton, Director of Research Services at lindsay.fulton@nehgs.org  

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Registrar's Office Intern, Harvard Art Museum, Cambridge, MA

The Harvard Art Museums' Department of Collections Management is accepting applications for a Fall 2018 Registrar's Office Intern. 

This internship will provide an overview into registration methods related to permanent collection record maintenance, and introduce the successful candidate to the museums' temporary loan processes. 

The Registrar's Office Intern will:

  • Work alongside the Sr Associate Registrar and the Assistant Registrar for Collections to assist with the management, and archiving of registrarial records.
  • Organize and rehouse temporary paper loan records and original collection records for long term preservation.
  • Gain experience with The Museum System (TMS), the museums' electronic collection database, by utilizing it toward research activities related to rehousing of records.

 

Qualifications

  • This unpaid internship is available only for students currently enrolled in a degree-earning programs. Candidates must be eligible to receive credit for an internship through their academic institution in order to qualify.
  • Candidates must be organized, detail oriented, and able to work independently.
  • Students who are majoring in museum studies, art history, or library sciences, and have a strong interest in research are encouraged to apply.

 

Term

  • September - December 2018
  • 8-16 hours (1-2 full days) between 9am - 5pm (Mon's, Thurs's and Friday's are preferred)

Location

  • The Internship will take place at the museums' Somerville Research Facility, 200 Inner Belt Rd., Somerville, MA. Hourly shuttle service is provided to and from the off-site location to the Harvard Art Museums in Cambridge and the MBTA Orange Line and buses 86, 91 and CT2 run nearby. There is a parking lot (free) at the Somerville location if you choose to drive there.

How to Apply

Please forward a cover letter and resume to Vanessa Marcoux, Collections Management Coordinator at vanessa_marcoux@harvard.edu by Sunday, July 8, 2018.

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Gallery Attendant, Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center, Boston Public Library, Boston, MA

Gallery Attendant, part time, Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center at the Boston Public Library, Boston, MA

 

Description:

The Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center at the Boston Public Library is seeking applicants for the position of Gallery Attendant. As the first face seen by patrons, Gallery Attendants greet and welcome visitors to the Center, offer gallery tours, perform light reference work, provide information about map exhibitions and the Center's collection, and take on other projects.

 

The individual will work on special projects which will be determined by Map Center's needs but assigned with an eye towards the individual's skill sets, areas of study, and interests. Potential projects may involve exhibition support, public programming, educational outreach, reference projects, georeferencing, social media and/or web content creation, light cataloging, administrative tasks such as mailings and filing, or other tasks as needed. Much of this work will be done at the gallery attendant desk during times gallery traffic is light; some of it may be in addition to the desk hours. 

 

This is a part-time position. Compensation: $11/hour. Shift hours will be assigned among the group of Gallery Attendants, with some flexibility to try to accommodate student class schedules.

 

Qualifications:

An ideal candidate will possess excellent interpersonal, communication, writing, and customer service skills; they should be accurate and detail-oriented, and be familiar with the internet and social media. 

 

Graduate or undergraduate students currently enrolled in a museum studies program are especially encouraged to apply, as well as those in programs for library, information science, history or education. Previous library or museum work experience is beneficial but not required. Coursework or experience with exhibition planning is preferred. Special interests in geography, history, maps, and mapping technologies are favorable.

 

About the Map Center:

The Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center at the Boston Public Library develops programs  which inspire curiosity and learning among people of all ages by using cartographic materials to illuminate history, geography, world cultures, science, and contemporary issues.

  • We are an independent nonprofit organization in a long-term strategic partnership with the Boston Public Library to advance a shared mission of education and engagement, and to steward the Library's cartographic collection in concert with its policies. 
  • We make resources freely accessible and engaging to the public through our exhibitions, publications, lectures, workshops, classes, family programs, and website.
  • We teach students of all levels, develop and disseminate K-12 lesson plans, and train teachers to use maps effectively and creatively in the classroom.
  • We build, preserve, and digitize the cartographic collections of the Boston Public Library, Norman B. Leventhal, and the Map & Education Center, which date from the 15th century to the present.
  • We supplement the collections with digital material of historical and educational importance from partner institutions and private collections.
  • We promote the use of the collections for academic and public research.

 

Applicants interested in the position should send a resume, cover letter, and three professional and/or academic references by June 12, 2018, by email to employment@leventhalmap.org . No phone inquiries please.

 

The Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center is an equal opportunity employer.  There is no residency requirement.  A CORI check will be required. 

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Archives Volunteer, USS Constitution Museum, Charlestown, MA

The Curatorial Department at the USS Constitution Museum seeks an Archives Volunteer to assist the Archivist with processing, digitization, and other archival projects as needed. The USS Constitution Museum, located in the Charlestown Navy Yard, serves as the memory and educational voice of USS Constitution by collecting, preserving, and interpreting the stories of "Old Ironsides" and the people associated with her.

Desired Skills

  • Graduate coursework in library science and/or archives management
  • Demonstrated experience scanning documents and photographs, as well as basic Photoshop editing skills
  • Strong organizational skills and careful attention to detail
  • Interest in American history is a plus

Schedule

Minimum of 4 hours per week between 9 AM and 4 PM, Monday - Friday.

To Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to Kate Monea, Archivist, at kmonea@usscum.org. This is an unpaid volunteer position. All volunteers must complete a CORI form upon starting.

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Annual Association of Jewish Libraries Conference

The annual conference of the Association of Jewish Libraries (www.jewishlibraries.org) is meeting in Boston in two weeks. 

The conference will be at Temple Israel of Boston, 477 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02215, from Sunday June 18 to Wednesday June 20.

We are looking for volunteers to man the registration desk and to check participants' badges at meals. Volunteers will be able to attend sessions for free on days that they volunteer.

You can see the conference program at http://jewishlibraries.org/images/meeting/061818/finalbostonprogrambook.pdf

If you are interested in volunteering go online to the forms here:

REGISTRATION  https://doodle.com/poll/qfrzfdg23au4vnkq

MEAL TIX CHECK IN   https://doodle.com/poll/gz6bdzafw3unx9bg

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Intern, WGBH Archives, Boston, MA

Fall 2018 Internship Opportunity

 

AAPB Cataloging and Digital Collections Internship

Description:

For Fall 2018, the WGBH Media Library & Archives has an opportunity for graduate students in library science, history or related fields to work on the American Archive of Public Broadcasting. Come and help us preserve the history of public television and radio! Help us make it accessible to the American public and for future generations!

The AAPB Cataloging interns will primarily assist with the cataloging and normalization of records for the 40,000 hours of digitized media. This is an excellent opportunity to learn audiovisual cataloging, the PBCore metadata schema (pbcore.org), and data normalization.

Additionally, the intern will may also have the opportunity to do preliminary rights assessment, research and curate a special collection, and other MLA projects as priority dictates.

Cataloging Internship Skills Preferred: 

  • Basic computer skills, familiarity with Macintosh computers.
  • Attention to detail and precise work extremely important.
  • Internet savvy, with good web and library search skills.
  • Previous coursework in cataloging helpful.
  • Knowledge of PBCore or audiovisual materials is helpful.
  • Familiarity with digital libraries and library practices also helpful.

WGBH Internship Requirements:

  1. WGBH internships are open only to students enrolled in an accredited college or university.
  2. Internships are unpaid.
  3. Interns are expected to commit 8 hours/week. Daily scheduling is flexible during normal business hours.

 

Applicants interested in the Internship should send a resume and a statement of interest by July 16th, 2018 by email to:

Sadie Roosa: sadie_roosa@wgbh.org

 

American Archive of Public Broadcasting Project Description:

An unprecedented and historic collection of American public radio and television content - dating back through the 1950s - are being permanently preserved and made available to the public through a collaboration between the Library of Congress and WGBH known as the American Archive of Public Broadcasting.

In 2007, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) initiated an inventory of public media content from contributing stations, resulting in 2.5 million records representing complete programs, raw footage, unedited interviews, recorded speeches, and live music sessions. Now, 40,000 hours of that content has been digitized for long-term preservation in the American Archive of Public Broadcasting. 

WGBH is responsible for:

  • Cataloging digitized content
  • Implementing the rights and access strategy
  • Leading efforts to further develop PBCore, a metadata schema for audiovisual materials
  • Creating resources and training opportunities for participating organizations
  • Building the AAPB website
  • Curating exhibitions featuring digitized content of historical significance
  • Developing strategy and identifying opportunities for long-term sustainability
  • Project promotion and outreach

 

Organization Description:

WGBH is public service media for New England--on TV, radio, the Web, and out in the community. We're the single largest producer of PBS prime time and online programming, and a major source of programs heard on public radio from coast to coast. We're a pioneer in educational multimedia and in media access technologies for people with hearing or vision loss.

The WGBH Media Library & Archives manages all physical and digital media and paper records, including materials that need to be retained for production, legal, fiscal, historical or administrative purposes, for the WGBH Educational Foundation. The WGBH Archives currently house more than 750,000 items including video, audio and film master materials, many containing active as well as historical and archival materials. The MLA also manages all aspects of film research: cataloging, tracking, and organizing the stock and originally shot footage and images that go into our productions. The MLA negotiates and administers discount stock footage deals with major footage archives, and licenses WGBH stock footage to outside clients. Our web sites provide glimpses into the work and projects of the WGBH Media Library & Archives:

http://openvault.wgbh.org

http://footagesales.wgbh.org

http://bostonlocaltv.org

http://www.americanarchive.org

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Research Intern, Analysis Group, Inc., Boston, MA

Analysis Group, Inc.

Research Internship Description

 

Headline:                   Business/Legal Research Internship (Paid)

Job title:                     Research Intern

Department:              Marketing

Office location:          Boston, MA (111 Huntington Avenue, 14th Floor)

Time commitment:   15 - 30 hours/week (2-3 month commitment) hours available Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5: 30 pm

Hourly rate:               $20.00/hour

 

Summary:

This position is structured to provide the Research Intern with an opportunity to learn how research can inform the business development process. The Research Intern will work closely with and under the guidance of the Marketing Department's research team at Analysis Group, a Boston-based economic consulting firm. Analysis Group has been recognized as a best place to work in several top surveys and received a 2015 Employees' Choice Award in the small and medium business (SMB) category of Glassdoor.com's national Best Places to Work listing.

 

The team's researchers are librarians embedded within the firm's Marketing Department, where they provide legal, marketing, and business research support to the firm. The Research Intern will be trained by the research team on our approach to searching legal and business sources. Primarily searching online databases such as Lexis Advance, Westlaw, CourtLink, Bloomberg Law, and select news/online sources, this Research Intern position offers the opportunity to assist with ongoing and new marketing projects and initiatives to identify business opportunities. The Research Intern will also support efforts to capture background on Analysis Group's affiliated experts, competitors and potential experts; prepare dossiers on potential clients and connections; and assist with lead generation efforts. Typical assignments will include: researching court cases, searching for and reviewing expert reports/testimony submitted in various court matters; retrieving relevant decisions and other court filings, and organizing and storing the results; assisting the research team in identifying news or research resources and summarizing findings; and preparing background on potential expert witnesses as well as clients in support of various marketing projects.

 

The Research Intern would have the opportunity to attend our weekly research team meetings. The Intern will also have the opportunity to shadow team members as they conduct various legal, company/industry, and business development-related research.  This internship also provides the unique opportunity for students to observe firsthand how research can help direct and further business development initiatives.

 

This role is ideal for a candidate who is intellectually curious; enjoys searching; is tenacious about looking for information; understands the importance of using only the most authoritative resources; is capable of filtering through/reviewing large amounts of data; and has the ability to problem-solve with a very high level of attention to detail and accuracy.

 

Relationships

  • Report to the Marketing and Business Development Research Manager
  • Support the Research Team in fulfilling research requests from consulting staff and the marketing team

 

Qualifications

  • Excellent written/spoken English
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Must be able to organize, plan and work on multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize work, meet deadlines, and be flexible in order to respond to shifting demands
  • Exhibit a desire to learn, participate and take ownership for workload
  • Familiarity searching databases
  • Interest in legal and/or business research

 

Application Process:

Please send a cover letter and resume to Rosemary Zankiw at rosemary.zankiw@analysisgroup.com

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Intern, Canterbury Shaker Village, Canterbury, NH

Canterbury Shaker Village is offering several full-time internship opportunities with $1000 stipend and onsite housing for fall 2018 (flexible start and end dates).

Under the jurisdiction of the Education Department, interns will gain work experience in a variety of museum operations including developing family-friendly activities, working with archives and collections, helping with exhibits, and demonstrating historic trades. Interns will also have the opportunity to develop their own research-based project that may be incorporated into future Village programming.

Ideal candidates will be energetic, self-disciplined, comfortable interacting with diverse staff and visitors of all ages, and have good research skills and familiarity with curatorial practices. Recent graduates as well as currently enrolled students in a relevant BA or MA program are welcome to apply. Applicants must be willing to work some weekends.

To apply, send a letter of interest, resume, and 2 letters of recommendation to Becky Soules, Daily Visitor & Youth Programs Manager at rsoules@shakers.org.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary

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Call for Participation: Reference and User Services Association, American Library Association

Reference and User Services Association (RUSA), a division of the American Library Association,  is a member community engaged in advancing the practices of connecting people to resources, information services, and collections.

 

RUSA seeks to provide meaningful and relevant professional education, service, and networking opportunities to new librarians. As a student, your insight is valuable to help us better meet the needs of those entering the profession.

 

Please complete our survey so that we can create new and improved opportunities for you to fully engage with RUSA as a professional:

https://goo.gl/forms/TLh3fCMRLenqOZT23

We look forward to your response by June 17, 2018.

 

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Interns, UPenn Libraries, Philadelphia, PA

Two internships will open beginning in June.

Fisher Fine Arts Library Intern

http://www.library.upenn.edu/hr/internship/fisherfineartsintern.html

 

Museum Library Programming and Instruction Intern

http://www.library.upenn.edu/hr/internship/museumlibraryintern.html

 

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Intern, Historical Society of Princeton, Princeton, NJ

For more information, click here.

The Historical Society of Princeton (HSP) is located at the Updike Farmstead at 354 Quaker Road in Princeton − a six-acre property with a late 18th century farmhouse, large barn and several other outbuildings. The Updike Farmstead currently houses a museum that interprets Princeton's rich history through changing and permanent exhibitions; space for educational and community programs; and HSP staff offices. The museum is open to the public Wednesdays through Sundays. HSP is also the custodian of a diverse and considerably-sized local history collection, stored off-site, which includes a range of social history, decorative art, fine art, archaeology, and archival items. HSP holds between around 3000 objects in its three-dimensional collection, including 65 pieces of Albert Einstein's furniture, almost 1000 manuscript and archival collections (some collections are several linear feet), approximately 35,000 photographs and negatives, and over 2,000 large maps and architectural drawings.

Interns should be available to work an average of 10 hours a week for approximately 10 weeks. The compensation for this role is $10/hr.

Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter to Stephanie Schwartz at stephanie@princetonhistory.org

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Research Intern, Analysis Group, Inc., Boston, MA

Analysis Group, Inc.

Research Internship Description

Headline: Business/Legal Research Internship (Paid)

Job title: Research Intern

Department: Marketing

Office location: Boston, MA (111 Huntington Avenue, 14th Floor)

Time commitment: 15 - 30 hours/week (2-3 month commitment) hours available Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5: 30 pm

Hourly rate: $20.00/hour

Summary:

This position is structured to provide the Research Intern with an opportunity to learn how research can inform the business development process. The Research Intern will work closely with and under the guidance of the Marketing Department's research team at Analysis Group, a Boston-based economic consulting firm.  Analysis Group has been recognized as a best place to work in several top surveys and received a 2015 Employees' Choice Award in the small and medium business (SMB) category of Glassdoor.com's national Best Places to Work listing.

 

The team's researchers are librarians embedded within the firm's Marketing Department, where they provide legal, marketing, and business research support to the firm. The Research Intern will be trained by the research team on our approach to searching legal and business sources.  Primarily searching online databases such as Lexis Advance, Westlaw, CourtLink, Bloomberg Law, and select news/online sources, this Research Intern position offers the opportunity to assist with ongoing and new marketing projects and initiatives to identify business opportunities. The Research Intern will also support efforts to capture background on Analysis Group's affiliated experts, competitors and potential experts; prepare dossiers on potential clients and connections; and assist with lead generation efforts. Typical assignments will include: researching court cases, searching for and reviewing expert reports/testimony submitted in various court matters; retrieving relevant decisions and other court filings, and organizing and storing the results; assisting the research team in identifying news or research resources and summarizing findings; and preparing background on potential expert witnesses as well as clients in support of various marketing projects.

 

The Research Intern would have the opportunity to attend our weekly research team meetings. The Intern will also have the opportunity to shadow team members as they conduct various legal, company/industry, and business development-related research. This internship also provides the unique opportunity for students to observe firsthand how research can help direct and further business development initiatives.

 

This role is ideal for a candidate who is intellectually curious; enjoys searching; is tenacious about looking for information; understands the importance of using only the most authoritative resources; is capable of filtering through/reviewing large amounts of data; and has the ability to problem-solve with a very high level of attention to detail and accuracy.

 

Relationships

  • Report to the Marketing and Business Development Research Manager
  • Support the Research Team in fulfilling research requests from consulting staff and the marketing team

 

Qualifications

  • Excellent written/spoken English
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Must be able to organize, plan and work on multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize work, meet deadlines, and be flexible in order to respond to shifting demands
  • Exhibit a desire to learn, participate and take ownership for workload
  • Familiarity searching databases
  • Interest in legal and/or business research

 

Application Process:

Please send a cover letter and resume to Rosemary Zankiw at rosemary.zankiw@analysisgroup.com

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Research Intern, Arlington Historical Society, Arlington, MA

The Arlington Historical Society is a dynamic organization, devoted to the discovery, interpretation, sharing, and celebration of Arlington's rich and diverse heritage. The society operates the Smith Museum and the Colonial era Jason Russell House, site of the bloodiest battle of April 19, 1775.

For more information, visit http://www.arlingtonhistorical.org 

We are seeking a student intern for grant-funded exhibition project, most of the work to take place over summer of 2018. The project will entail historical and material culture research to assist with the development of an exhibition on April 19, 1775 in Arlington (then the western part of Cambridge, informally known as Menotomy). Some knowledge of Colonial-era history and revolutionary war history is beneficial, but not necessary. Some travel to research facilities and archives will be expected, in addition to travel to Arlington to participate in relevant meetings, however much of the work can be done from home.

This opportunity is paid - a total of $3,600 for the total project. We expect 180 to 200 hours of work over the duration of the summer.

Applicants should be recent graduates or Graduate Students enrolled in a program in History, Public History, or other related field of study. We are looking for a self-directed individual able to carry out independent research, write clearly, and be a part of a diverse team of contributors.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to contact@arlingtonhistorical.org

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Contract
SALARY RANGE: 7816484300

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Intern, Library Science, Boston Islamic Seminary, Boston, MA

The Boston Islamic Seminary is seeking an intern with expertise in the Library sciences to catalog books received as donations to start the Seminary library.  The donated books include volumes in both English and Arabic, so our cataloging system will need to account for that, although community volunteers can be available to help reading, translating and entering data for the Arabic-language books.  We are hoping to develop a system that will serve us from our current startup phase and well into the future as we acquire additional texts and build our library.

The Boston Islamic Seminary is a planned graduate-level seminary that will train Imams, Chaplains and scholars to serve Muslim communities throughout the United States.  Based on Boston, MA, the Seminary currently runs a Continuing Education program, and plans to launch a degree-granting academic programming in 2019.

The intern will work part-time during the summer and will receive a stipend for the work.

Please contact salma.kazmi@bostonislamicseminary.org for further information.

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Internships, Department of Justice Libraries, Washington, D.C

Internships at the Department of Justice Libraries

 
The Department of Justice Libraries offer ongoing unpaid internships in Washington, D.C. to library science graduate students interested in gaining work experience in a federal law library setting.  Practicum opportunities are available for those with an interest in reference, research and web design as well as digitization and technical services. No law degree or legal experience necessary.
 
Sample activities include:
  • Gain research skills working on real-world questions. 
  • Help develop and maintain intranet pages and research guides for the DOJ Virtual Library.
  • Create intranet finding aids for un-cataloged library collections such as Attorney General Memoranda or Legislative files.  Create e-legislative histories of statutes enforced by DOJ. 
  • Assist in implementing an electronic discovery service, integrating it with DOJ databases. 
  • Digitize important paper collections, increasing accessibility to DOJ researchers, including those with disabilities. 
 
 
We are looking for motivated, self-starting library school graduate students able to work at least eight hours a week. This work can be done as a combination of in-person and telework. Successful applicants must be a U.S. Citizen and enrolled in a degree program. We will assist a student in obtaining academic credit.
 
To apply, please email resume and references to Roxie.Daneshvar@usdoj.gov and Bridget.gilhool@usdoj.gov
The application deadline for Fall 2018 is Friday, June 8, 2018. 
No phone calls please.  Thank you.
 
The U.S. Department of Justice is an Equal Opportunity/Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Except where otherwise provided by law, there will be no discrimination based on color, race, religion, national origin, politics, marital status, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, status as a parent, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or personal favoritism. The Department of Justice welcomes and encourages applications from persons with physical and mental disabilities. The Department is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advanced on the basis of merit within the Department of Justice. This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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Intern, Institute for International Urban Development, Cambridge, MA

Student Intern Position 

Organization: Institute for International Urban Development. (I2UD)

Time Period: Summer 2018; possible party-time into Fall.

 

Summary:

The Institute for International Urban Development is a non-profit organization that provides technical assistance, training, capacity building and education for developing areas of the world. Prior to becoming a non-profit organization, we were the Center for Urban Development, at Harvard University, Graduate School of Design.

We are looking for a student of Library Science, to help catalog, organize and make available online a complete set of our projects. The material spans over 20 years, and is in online files, archived disks, and printed reports.

We will be building a master list of projects organized by date, geographic location, topic, participants, funders and keywords. This list will be compared with the existing online library, and a prioritized list of projects to be made available will be processed.

 

Necessary Skills:

  1. Superior organizational skills and attention to detail
  2. Fluency with Microsoft Office -- word, excel, powerpoint
  3. A mind for organizing documents and information
  4. Interest and some skills in online web document archives, Wordpress, html
  5. Document OCR
  6. Document cataloging, tagging, keywords

 

Hours: 35-40 hours per week

Rate: $15 per hour

Contact: Send CV and letter to: 

Francois Vigier at vigier@i2ud.org  

cc: Daniel@i2ud.org

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Intern, Audiovisual Archives, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum, Boston, MA

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

Part Time Audiovisual Archives Internship

LISTING NUMBER 18-AV-03

Posting date: 17 May 2018.


Interns in the Audiovisual Archives of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library primarily assist staff in answering reference requests and making reproductions of audiovisual materials. The intern's primary responsibility will be working directly with off-site patrons, which requires excellent research dexterity and customer service skills. Patrons may include anyone from film producers to publishers to independent researchers, and requests cover a wide variety of topics and media. Ability to handle multiple inquiries at once, prioritizing needs according to deadlines, and initiative to start new requests are key factors to a successful internship.

 

In the course of their duties, interns will use digital resources such as the public online digital archives and the JFK Library's digital asset management system, Documentum. Interns will also handle original photographs, negatives, ¼" reel-to-reel audio tape, and motion picture film, among other analog media. In fulfilling reproduction requests, AV archives interns may learn to use the video edit suite, the digital audio workstation, and the photo scanning station. When reference demands are light, there may be limited opportunities for special projects depending on the intern's interest and the archives' needs.

 

The Audiovisual Archives has an opening for one intern to work 16 hours per week. Please include the following materials in your application:

  • Cover letter stating why you are interested in an internship in the Audiovisual Archives and expected graduation date. Please include the listing number, 18-AV-02, in the cover letter.
  • Résumé
  • Unofficial transcript
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Application form (attached)

 

Application deadline is midnight, 3 June 2018. This posting is open until filled. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications are accepted electronically with the subject line stating "AV Internship Application-18-AV-03-[Your Name]" to Maryrose.Grossman[at]nara.gov.

 

Candidates must be US citizens currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program, ideally in archival studies, public history, or a program in media arts with a strong audiovisual focus. Interns will receive a monthly stipend (e.g., $560 for part time, 16 hours/week) paid on the 15th of the month. The internship will begin on/around 16 July 2018. The hours are Monday through Friday, 9-5:00. Preferred candidates will be open to continuing through Fall 2018.

Internship Vacancy Announcement Number:__18-AV-03_ 

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Interns, Landsowne Public Library, Lansdowne, PA


(Not Paid; Four (4) For-Credit Options Available; 15-20 hours/week each)

Position Overview:

All library interns work under the direction and supervision of the Head of Circulation and Cataloging. Internships with the Lansdowne Public Library are not paid, but offer valuable hands-on experience, as well as opportunities for credit in certain graduate-level programs. It allows students to explore areas of interest in-depth and decide if this is an area for a potential career.

Available Positions:

  • Library Programs Intern

This person is responsible for completing project-based assignments in collaboration with the Programs Committee. As part of this vibrant, enthusiastic team of staff, the Intern will assist in creating, publicizing, overseeing and attending library events for various ages and demographics. The intern will take an active role in contributing ideas, creating surveys, analyzing feedback, creating ads, generating increased engagement, organizing, and overseeing multiple events.

  • Collection Development Intern

This person is responsible for completing project-based assignments under the direction of the Head of Circulation. Depending on the skills and strengths of the candidate, projects may include assistance with deaccessioning, creating recommendations for acquisitions based on strategic review of the collection, creating LibGuides/pathfinders, creating topical and informational displays, and other projects that enhance the library collection and streamline patron searches.

  • Archival

This person is responsible for creating an inventory of, cataloging, and preserving community documents, manuscripts, books, and other archival materials. This will include the creation of an archival system complete with finding aids and a streamlined search. The Archival Intern will be expected to initially review and inventory all items and materials, then catalog, create and maintain a system of order and prepare the items and materials for preservation and eventual digitization. 

  • Circulation

This person is responsible for completing project-based assignments assisting the Library Clerks and Processing Team with every aspect of processing and cataloging library materials, streamlining the circulation process, interacting with patrons in person and by phone to answer reference and technology questions, and assisting with the creation and launch of new circulation initiatives such as Express Book Bags. The intern will take an active role in all aspects of library circulation. 

Internship Requirements:

  • Detail-oriented, able to follow directions, and take initiative when needed
  • Outgoing and friendly personality, professional demeanor
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under time constraints
  • Current student or recent graduate of a masters-level library science/equivalent or relevant program preferred.

 

Organization Profile:

Functioning independently under the umbrella of the Delaware County Library System, the Lansdowne Public Library serves nearly 100,000 people a year. The library has six full-time staff members: Director, Office Manager, Head of Circulation, Reference Librarian, Head of Children's Services and Programs Coordinator, and eleven part-time employees including processing and programs assistants, clerks and one page. The library team staffs this bustling, vibrant and eventful medium-large library seven days a week, nearly 365 days a year.

Located just outside of West Philadelphia, the library's location makes it a necessary community hub for a large, diverse population. Serving the educational, informational, social and entertainment needs of the community requires not only free access to emerging technology, but also a contemporary, organized and well-planned library collection.

The Library boasts a collection of around 70,000 cataloged items in a 5,699 sq. ft. building. Though the building is often bursting at the seams, the staff find creative, resourceful ways to meet each patron's needs and offer programs and services for all. In fact, each month the library hosts at least 40-60 programs and special events! In 2017, the library hosted nearly 550 programs for children and more than 600 programs for adults and seniors.

The Library's Strategic Plan outlines five focus areas which guide all programs and services: Life-long learning, Access, Early Literacy, Comfortable Space, and Information Literacy. The Library's mission is to enlighten and enrich individuals by providing equal access to quality information and superior services to meet the changing informational, educational, and cultural needs of the Lansdowne community. The library is committed to strengthening its diverse community by advancing knowledge, promoting literacy, and fostering lifelong learning.

Application Procedure:

Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to Amy S. Moskovitz, Library Director, at ladirector@delcolibraries.org no later than June 8, 2018.

Include Library Intern Application and specify the preferred position in the subject line.

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Summer Intern, Archivists for Congregations of Women Religious, Nazareth, KY

Job Opening Title: Summer Intern - deadline extended

Institution/Organization Name: Archivists for Congregations of Women Religious

Job Location (City, State, Province, Country): Nazareth

Application Deadline: May 20, 2018

Years of experience required: 0-1

Job Description (if URL to posting not available).

Please include instructions for how to apply.: Internship Opportunity
Sisters of Charity of Nazareth
Archival Center

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth Archival Center is seeking enthusiastic applicants for the position of Summer Intern. The intern's primary focus will be a cross-referencing project spanning a wide variety of materials and collections. Under the supervision of professional archivists the intern will also assist with other archival work including processing, describing, and digitizing collections; creating finding aids; reference services; and outreach activities.

Internship dates and hours are flexible. Archival Center hours are Monday through Friday8:30am to 5:00pm. The intern will be expected to commit to at least 300 hours of work. Hours may be completed through 8 weeks of full time work, or part time over a more extended period. While this is an unpaid internship, we will work with the candidate and his/her academic institution to provide the necessary information to grant academic credit. Housing is available on campus at no cost from June 17 - August 11, if desired.

The SCN Archival Center is located on the campus of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Nazareth, Kentucky. The SCN campus is located just north of Bardstown, Kentucky, and about 45 minutes south of Louisville, Kentucky.

Qualifications:

  • Applicants must be at least 18
  • Actively pursuing or interested in undergraduate or graduate education in library science, archival management, history, or a related field
  • Strong verbal and writing skills
  • Ability to take direction and accept constructive criticism
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Strong sense of responsibility and confidentiality

Please send a resume and a letter describing your interest in this position by May 20, 2018, to:

Kathy Hertel-Baker
Director, SCN Archival Center
PO Box 3000
Nazareth, KY 40048
Email: khertelbaker@scnky.org

If you have any questions, please contact Kathy Hertel-Baker or Kelly McDaniels by phone at 502.348.1548 or vial email at khertelbaker@scnky.org or kmcdaniels@scnky.org

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Volunteer Opportunity, Public Library of Brookline, Brookline, MA

Volunteer Opportunity: Tee Off at the Library at the Public Library of Brookline


The Public Library of Brookline is seeking volunteers to assist with its annual Tee Off at the Library event on Saturday, June 16. This is a major library program where patrons can enjoy rounds of mini golf, refreshments, and activities--this year with a superhero theme. There will be an all-ages program from 12-4 PM and an adult (21+) event from 6-9 PM. More information on the event is available at brooklinelibrary.org.
There are opportunities to assist with the event throughout the day, from setting up in the morning to staffing the events to cleaning up afterwards. This is an excellent opportunity for students of Library and Information Science who are looking for experience with programming at public libraries, and who want a first-hand view of running a large-scale library program. Volunteers will receive up to two tickets to the event. Those interested in volunteering should follow the sign-up link and fill out the volunteer form.

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Intern, Storrowton Village Museum West, Springfield, MA

The Summer/Fall Internship at Storrowton Village Museum (SVM) provides a student or recent graduate an opportunity to discover and experience a range of museum functions, including how to make discussion of New England's history relevant to a diverse population of visitors, how to manage special events, and preparation of exhibits. SVM provides a unique experience with its location on the grounds of the Eastern States Exposition, which features the annual Big E Fair from September 14 - 30, 2018.

The intern will working closely with the Director and SVM staff throughout the 2018 season in both costumed and non-costumed roles.

Possibility of continued employment after the internship period.

Please submit a PDF resume and cover letter, including two professional/academic references to the Director of Storrowton Village Museum, Jessica K. Fontaine at jfontaine@TheBigE.com. In addition, candidates invited to interview will be asked to provide an academic transcript.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary
SALARY RANGE: Negotiable/ Internship Credit

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Internships, UPenn Libraries, Philadelphia, PA

There are now two internships open for MLIS students at UPenn. Information on how to apply and more information is on the website:

http://www.library.upenn.edu/hr/internship/

 

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Research Assistance, Weiss Asset Management, Boston, MA

Research Assistant

Application Deadline: June 1st

Part-time role; seeking current students

Weiss Asset Management is seeking Research Assistants to work directly with senior investment professionals on various projects including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Reading and summarizing financial news and documents
  • Highlighting economically significant portions of documents
  • Searching for primary source documents to be used for investment analysis.
  • Conducting cost benefit analysis of research vendors
  • Investigating trends and investments of competitors in the hedge fund space.
  • Facilitating the record-keeping of investment processes.

 

 

Successful candidates are creative problem-solvers and self-starters who have the proven ability to produce results. Candidates from all academic backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Attention to detail, strong interpersonal and writing skills, quantitative reasoning ability, and a rigorous work ethic are prerequisites. Finance experience is not required.

 

To apply, please send an e-mail to careers@weissasset.com with the subject, "[Your Name], Research Assistant" in the subject line. Include your transcript and resume with GPA's and standardized test scores (SAT, ACT, GRE, etc.), broken down by subject area. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

 

 

About the company:

Weiss Asset Management develops proprietary value-based and quantitative strategies to manage approximately $2 billion globally. Members of our team have advanced training in economics, computer science, physics, law, and mathematics, but we welcome truly exceptional candidates from all backgrounds. Our approach to problems is cerebral and analytically rigorous as we continually review our results in light of new data and insights. Collegial in nature, the culture at Weiss fosters cutting-edge academic and industry research. Finance experience is not a prerequisite, but candidates should have the drive and ability to acquire the skills necessary to perform at the highest level. All employees must adhere to the highest ethical standards. WAM does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other characteristic protected by law.

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Call for Registration: Social Science Librarians Boot Camp

Registration for the Social Science Librarians Boot Camp is now open -https://www.regonline.com/sslbc2018

Regular registration is $60; the student rate is $30.

The eighth annual Social Science Librarians Boot Camp will be held Friday, June 1, 2018 at Tisch Library, Tufts University (Medford, MA). It is a low-cost, day-long program that will feature expert lectures from Dr. Claire Wardle on fighting misinformation, and Eric Huntley on data visualization; a panel discussion with first generation college students; and a bevy of afternoon workshops on topics such as zines, copyright, losing your fear of public speaking, mapping Census data, research data management, and text analysis for the social sciences.

Once again, we'll be offering informal discussion groups with topics generated by the attendees in advance.

Take a look at the preliminary information on speakers and sessions at the 2018 SSLBC website

 

A few more things 

  • We've updated our Code of Conduct this year. Take a look before you register. 
  • We can no longer offer free parking for attendees. Parking is available for $8 in the Dowling Hall garage. The Medford/Somerville campus is well-served by bus lines, and is about a 15 minute walk from the Davis Square T stop. Check out our Travel Info page for more detail. 

If you have any questions about the registration process, reach out to martha.kelehan@tufts.edu

For questions about the program, you can email sslbc2018@elist.tufts.edu

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Digital Asset Intern, National Fire Protection Association, Quincy, MA

Digital Asset Intern

The National Fire Protection Association's mission is to help save lives and reduce loss with information, knowledge and passion. Dedicated to the elimination of death, injury, property and economic loss due to fire, electrical and related hazards, the Association delivers information and knowledge through more than 300 consensus codes and standards, research, training, education, outreach and advocacy; and by partnering with others who share an interest in furthering the NFPA mission.

 

The NFPA Research Library & Archives houses artifacts, images, and resources on NFPA code development and Association history, fire research, fire prevention and suppression, life and building safety. The collection of national and international resources include 25,000+ books and reports, educational and marketing media, original art, in addition to all published NFPA materials dating from the Association's founding in 1896.

 

The NPFA Research Library and Archives is seeking temporary help with digitizing the National Electric Code collection. The Digital Asset Intern will be instructed in the use of digital camera and microfilm reader to digitize archival bound volumes, microfilm, and loose-leaf papers.

 

The Digital Asset Intern will also be responsible for post-processing the scanned materials by reviewing and correcting the digitized image; uploading into the appropriate repository, and applying pertinent metadata.

 

The work environment is in the main NFPA Research Library, which is open to the public.

 

The skills required are:

  • Experience or training in archival processes and methods
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Familiarity with office software and equipment

 

This is a 13 week full-time engagement, although the hours could be shifted from 37.5 hours/week down to 25 and extend to 4 months. The position pays $15.00/hour.

Please forward your resume and cover letter to Katelyn Enman-Salotto at kenman@nfpa.org.

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Intern, Library & Archives, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is currently recruiting for an internship available in the Library and Archives Department for the 2018 fall semester (Thursday, September 20 - Friday, December 14).

 

Library and Archives Fall 2018 Internship

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is currently accepting applications for a Fall 2018 internship in the Library and Archives Department.

 

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 contains 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.

 

Ideal candidates will be in pursuit of, or a recent graduate of, a Master's degree in Library and Information Sciences. Familiarity in Art History, Museum Studies, or related fields considered a plus. Individuals who have taken coursework in cataloging, rare books, library services, archival management, and/or digital preservation are strongly encouraged to apply. Familiarity with MARC, AACR2, RDA, EAD, XML and/or ArchivesSpace considered a plus.


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Opportunities for Current Students with SLIS Admission

Please take a look at the opportunities below:
  1. Information Sessions (Boston campus only): We welcome you to volunteer for our information sessions in Boston. Current students and alumni attend breakout sessions to answer questions and describe their experiences at SLIS. These events are primarily held on weeknights from 6 to 7:30pm. We do have two Saturday events a year. You can volunteer for one session, or many. 
  2. Email with prospectives: We often receive requests from prospective students who would like to speak with a current student, or recent graduate. This is a common request from people who cannot come to Boston, South Hadley, or Amherst to check out the campuses in person, but still want  a sense of our community. Typically, we would ask you to respond to their questions over email, unless you prefer to set up a phone conversation. 
  3. Blogging: SLIS Admission is always looking for bloggers to contribute to our current Student Snippets: The SLIS Experience blog. Bloggers are asked to write and submit one blog per week (every couple of weeks in the summer).
If you are interested in volunteering for one or more of these opportunities, please respond to slisadm@simmons.edu with the following information, and we will be in touch as the need arises. Please note you may want to include your Simmons email as well as a Non-Simmons email so we can contact you after you graduate.
  • Name
  • Preferred email
  • Additional non- Simmons email (if you want)
  • Preferred Phone
  • SLIS graduation month/year (anticipated or actual)
  • Coursework you focused on while in the program (e.g. archives, children's lit, computer science, academic libraries, etc.)
  • Other interests in the field
  • Current employer (if applicable)
  • Which opportunity you would like to volunteer for

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Special Preservation Training Workshop

Special Preservation Training Workshop, June 28-29 - Brookings, South Dakota

WHEN:    
June 28 and 29, 2018
9am - 4pm

WHERE:     
South Dakota State University
Hilton M. Briggs Library
Brookings, South Dakota

ABOUT:    
This two day workshop provides a basic introduction to the concepts and standards used to build an effective preservation program. The curriculum covers preservation policies, environmental and storage conditions, care and handling of collection materials, reformatting, emergency preparedness, and program assessment. The instructors will discuss realistic approaches to preservation at small and medium sized organizations, and small group work will encourage participants to discuss their own preservation goals together. 

INSTRUCTORS:    
Frances Harrell, NEDCC Senior Preservation Specialist; and Becky Geller, NEDCC Preservation Specialist

TO REGISTER: https://www.nedcc.org/preservation-training/registration?p=364

TO LEARN MORE about NEDCC Preservation Training Webinars and other Programs:
https://www.nedcc.org/preservation-training/training-currentlist

QUESTIONS? Contact info@nedcc.org

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Graduating Student Professional Support Rolling Award

GRADUATING STUDENT PROFESSIONAL TRAVEL SUPPORT ROLLING AWARD

AWARD: $250 Available to graduating students

DEADLINE: Friday, June 1st, 2018

The Simmons College Graduating Student Professional Support Rolling Award provides financial support to graduating SLIS students who are presenting at professional conferences. The award may be used to cover registration and/or transportation costs for attending a conference to present a paper or poster, give a speech, or sit on a panel, up to six months after graduation. 

NOTE: This award is a reimbursement. If you have been selected to receive the award, you will attend the event and then submit proof of attendance/presentation. 

The application packet must include the following:

  • A paragraph explaining what the graduating student intends to present
  • The title of the presentation, poster, speech, or panel
  • Name, date, and location of professional conference
  • Proof of attendance and participation

Submissions and questions should be sent to Assistant Dean Em Claire Knowles, Simmons SLIS, c/o sscslis@simmons.edu. 

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Volunteer Opportunity, Public Library of Brookline, Brookline, MA

Volunteer Opportunity: Public Library of Brookline

Date: Saturday, May 19, 1-4 PM
Location: Public Library of Brookline, 361 Washington Street, Brookline
The Public Library of Brookline is seeking volunteers to assist with a library program on May 19, 2018. The event, a Taste Test Party, is the finale of the Brookline Eats! event series. Patrons will have the opportunity to sample a variety of foods from local eateries. The Library is seeking volunteers to help set up, welcome participants, hand out samples, and clean up after the event. This is an excellent opportunity for a Simmons student or recent graduate looking for experience staffing programs in a public library setting. Those interested in volunteering should write Lily at lweitzman@minlib.net.

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Intern, Reader Services, The Boston Athenæum, Boston, MA

The Boston Athenæum

Reader Services Intern III

The Boston Athenӕum seeks a personable, intelligent, and reliable candidate to work 15 hours a week, every Saturday (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) and Thursday (noon to 8 p.m.) at both the Circulation and Reference Desks. This intern reports to the Head of Circulation and Head of Reader Services. Compensation is $13 per hour with no benefits, and the position is classified as temporary. Position is available to start at the end of May 2018.

 

Responsibilities

  • Provide coverage of the circulation and reference desks, answer phones, shelve books; offer basic reference service
  • Offer orientation tours to members
  • Create readers' advisory materials
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

  • Must be enrolled in a library science master's program
  • Must be comfortable speaking in public
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Must be able to lift and move 40 lbs. of books

 

Preferred Qualification:

  • Completed Reference Course
  • Excellent writing skills

 

To apply: Please send resume and cover letter to James Feeney, feeney@bostonathenaeum.org

 

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Research Assistant, Weiss Asset Management, Boston, MA

Research Assistant

Application Deadline: June 1st

Part-time role; seeking current students

Weiss Asset Management is seeking Research Assistants to work directly with senior investment professionals on various projects including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Reading and summarizing financial news and documents
  • Highlighting economically significant portions of documents
  • Searching for primary source documents to be used for investment analysis.
  • Conducting cost benefit analysis of research vendors
  • Investigating trends and investments of competitors in the hedge fund space.
  • Facilitating the record-keeping of investment processes.

 

 

Successful candidates are creative problem-solvers and self-starters who have the proven ability to produce results. Candidates from all academic backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Attention to detail, strong interpersonal and writing skills, quantitative reasoning ability, and a rigorous work ethic are prerequisites. Finance experience is not required.

 

To apply, please send an e-mail to careers@weissasset.com with the subject, "[Your Name], Research Assistant" in the subject line. Include your transcript and resume with GPA's and standardized test scores (SAT, ACT, GRE, etc.), broken down by subject area. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. 

 

About the company:

Weiss Asset Management develops proprietary value-based and quantitative strategies to manage approximately $2 billion globally. Members of our team have advanced training in economics, computer science, physics, law, and mathematics, but we welcome truly exceptional candidates from all backgrounds. Our approach to problems is cerebral and analytically rigorous as we continually review our results in light of new data and insights. Collegial in nature, the culture at Weiss fosters cutting-edge academic and industry research. Finance experience is not a prerequisite, but candidates should have the drive and ability to acquire the skills necessary to perform at the highest level. All employees must adhere to the highest ethical standards. WAM does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other characteristic protected by law.

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Graduate Assistant, Residence Life, Simmons College, Boston, MA

The Office of Residence Life is very excited to announce an open position for the 2018-2019 academic year specifically for Simmons College graduate students and Dix Scholars.  This live-in Graduate Assistant (GA) position will be the primary support for our full-time Residence Life Coordinator staff. GAs will help to oversee multiple buildings on the Simmons Residence Campus, housing about 350 students and between 8-10 RAs.

 

Graduate Assistants serve in the professional staff on-call rotation and serve on committees for the Office of Residence Life. GAs will work approximately 20 hours a week (not including duty), including 12 hours designated office hours per week.  Compensation includes $15 a hour for office hours (up to $7,200 per year) plus a furnished apartment and an on campus meal plan during the academic year valued at $16,400.

 

Simmons College graduates should wait at least 2 years after undergraduate graduation before applying for a GA position.

Minimum Qualifications: Ability to interact effectively with students from diverse backgrounds. A commitment to a multicultural education and an understanding of the value of a women-centered college experience. Enrollment in a graduate program at Simmons College or enrollment as an undergraduate Dix Scholar. Course load and other outside commitments must be appropriate to the time demands of the position. GAs must also meet their academic obligations successfully, maintaining good standing in their graduate program. Students must be in good standing with the college. Graduate Assistants may not have more than 20 hours per week combined internship/ practicum and/or part-time employment on or off campus (outside of the Simmons GA position).

Preferred Qualifications: Prior Residence Life and/or Student Life experience.

 

For more information about the position, and to apply, please visit our online application. The priority application deadline is Thursday, May 10, 2018. Selected applicants will proceed to a phone screening and then an on campus interview. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

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Multiple Internships, Raytheon, Multiple Locations

Raytheon offers a wealth of opportunities for your future and beyond. Bring your talent and skills to a company where challenging the status quo and innovative thinking is encouraged. Our recent college graduate and internship/co-op opportunities allow you to put your academic achievements to work. You'll be presented with opportunities that have an immediate impact on who we are and our presence in a global industry.

Please see the opportunities listed below:

Cyber Security Intern

Software Engineering Intern #1

Software Engineering Intern #2

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Intern, Dag Hammarskjöld Library, United Nations Headquarters, New York, NY

Org. Setting and Reporting

The Internship is in the Outreach Division of the Department of Public Information. It is for a period of two months with an opportunity for extension up to six months, depending on the needs of the division and availability of the candidate. 

The internship is unpaid and full-time. 

Interns work five days a week (35 hours) under the supervision of a staff member in the office to which they are assigned.

For more information, click here.

Responsibilities

The intern will assist one of the United Nations Dag Hammarskjold Library units. The selected intern may perform some of the following functions: 

  • Collect and analyse data related to the acquisition and use of the collection of the Library.
  • Help with the promotion of Library products (design posters, write short pieces to describe the databases, assist in the organization of talks).
  • Improve the Dag Hammarskjold FAQ related to the Library's collection.
  • Create/edit short video stories to promote library services though social media (Youtube, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter).
  • Create reports, program or manipulate data from different UN databases.
  • Participate in other projects in the Collection Development, Client Services, Digitization, Metadata or Digital Library Units.

 

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Project Assistant, Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, Campton, NH

THE FOLLOWING POSITION WILL BE LISTED SOON ON THE CARY INSTITUTE OF ECOSYSTEM STUDIES WEBSITE    

http://www.caryinstitute.org/who-we-are/jobs/current-jobs

 

Job title: Project Assistant: Curator of Ecological Archive

 

The objective of this position is to determine the most efficient way to house a sample collection for an ecological study at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest in the White Mountains of New Hampshire.

 

Duration: June 4, 2018-July 27, 2018 (some flexibility in start date and duration)

                       

Site background: Hubbard Brook is the oldest long-term ecological research site in the US and has a large collection of archived samples housed in a dedicated archive building (https://hubbardbrook.org/d/sample-archive-overview). The ultimate goal is to barcode and link all samples to a database that contains meta-data and analytical data (mostly chemical) which would facilitate identification of the most useful samples for a given study. The water samples in the collection (from streams, lakes and rain) are well organized and are in the process of being bar-coded and linked to the meta-data. The main challenge of our project is in dealing with the solid samples, which range from soils in large containers to small vials of ground plant material to tree branches to rocks.

 

Duties: The project assistant would develop a plan for how best to organize and catalog this collection. This project provides an unusual opportunity for creative input and design of an archive.

The project assistant would

  • assess the current and projected collection,
  • develop a plan of how best to group and organize the samples (based on size, sample type etc.),
  • work with the Data Manager to improve the meta-data form for sample submission,
  • and possibly help supervise the moving of the collection.

 

Compensation: Commensurate with experience

 

Location: Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, Campton, NH

Housing provided

 

Qualifications: The candidate should:

  • have advanced archival skills (including work/internship experience)
  • have excellent organizational skills
  • have strong spatial organization skills
  • be able to work independently and communicate clearly

Background in environmental science or familiarity with databases would be useful.

 

Please contact Dr. Linda Pardo, US Forest Service if you have any questions:802-656-1712.

To Apply for this position  contact  Dr. Linda  Pardo at  lpardo@fs.fed.us

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Intern, Roger Lee Hall, Canterbury Shaker Village, Canterbury, NH

Music Intern Canterbury Shaker Village is seeking an intern with experience in archival cataloguing and an interest in Shaker music.

The intern will catalogue a collection of Shaker music and files which were recently donated to the Village by Roger Lee Hall, an ethnomusicologist, composer and singer (www.americanmusicpreservation.com/shakermusic.htm).

Boxes will need to be inventoried and catalogued for future researchers' use.

The intern will also be expected to develop some sort of online component, program, or exhibit using the materials.

This position is for the duration of the cataloguing project and includes a $1500 stipend and the possibility of onsite housing.

The intern may adjust their work to fit their existing schedule (does not need to be 40 hours/week) as long as the cataloguing project is completed in a reasonable length of time.

The Village Archives are generally open M-F, 10:30am-6:00pm.

This internship is a career development opportunity designed to give upper-level undergraduates or graduate students a venue for learning and improving archival skills. Recent graduates as well as currently enrolled students in a relevant BA or MA program are welcome to apply.

To apply, send a letter of interest, resume, and 2 letters of recommendation to Becky Soules, Daily Visitor & Youth Programs Manager at rsoules@shakers.org.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary

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Intranet Content Summer Intern, HKS, Dallas, TX

HKS is a team of more than 1,400 architects, interior designers, urban designers, scientists, artists, anthropologists and other professionals working together across industries and across the globe to create places that delight, heal and stimulate peak performance. We have nurtured a culture of extraordinary people with curious and creative minds who are passionate about delivering elegant solutions that solve our clients' challenges. Our research teams dig deep to discover processes and ideas that improve outcomes--then they share them freely for everyone's benefit. In all we do, we are mindful of the fragility of all life and of the planet. For more information, click here for full job description.

 

HKS is seeking a dynamic, self-motivated individual to join the Global Knowledge Services team. This individual must have an aptitude towards writing and editing digital platforms. In this position, you will gain exposure across the company and work on initiatives that touch many departments.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with group owners to develop and update content
  • Writing content to support communities of practice
  • Attend meetings and provide insight into discussions
  • Special projects as needed

Qualifications

  • Basic understanding of the components of common web technology
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experienced with Office applications, including word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software
  • High level of comfort with social software and other web-based technologies
  • Background in Library Science a plus

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Intern, Textual Reference, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, Boston, MA

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, Boston, MA

 

Research Room Internship, 18-RR-02

Interns in the Research Room at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library assist professional reference staff in responding to research requests for textual (paper-based) archival collections. The intern's primary responsibility will be answering reference requests from off-site researchers, including anyone from scholars to publishers to the general public, and covering a wide range of topics. Interns also support other aspects of textual reference work including preservation, database management, digitization, interlibrary loan, and other duties as necessary. The internship requires excellent research and writing ability and customer service skills; interest in learning new subjects and technologies; initiative to start new research requests; and a strong commitment to public service.

 

In the course of their duties, interns learn to use digital resources such as the online digital archives at JFKLibrary.org, and the library's digital asset management system, Documentum. Interns will learn to handle and provide access to original paper-based archival materials; efficiently navigate an archive of over 300 textual collections (including the Ernest Hemingway collection); and balance on-site and remote requests in a busy research room. Reference interns may also work on special projects depending on the intern's interest and the archives' needs.

 

Candidates must be US citizens currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program, preferably in archival studies, history, or public history. The internship is part-time at two days a week and interns will receive a monthly stipend of $560, paid on the 15th of the month. This internship would start June 15th and end August 14th, with the possibility of continuing the internship in the fall. The archives are open Monday through Friday.

 

Applications will be accepted until midnight May 20, 2018 (timestamp). 

To apply, please send in the following documents:

  • Completed Intern Application Form
  • Unofficial College Transcript
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Cover Letter
  • Résumé

 

These should be sent as pdf attachments to Stephen.Plotkin@nara.gov; any questions may be sent to that email address. Please include your name and the posting number in the subject line of your email. Cover letters should also reference the posting number.

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Call for Papers: DESIRES 2018

DESIRES 2018: Call for Papers
1st Biennial Conference on Design of Experimental Search and Information Retrieval Systems

http://desires.dei.unipd.it/

28 August - 31 August 2018
Bertinoro, Italy
SUBMISSIONS: April 23, 2018 (EXTENDED)

Dates:
Conference: 28-31 August 2018 
(Tuesday evening welcome reception, Wednesday and Thursday full days + Friday morning)
Submission deadline: April 23, 2018 (AoE)
Notifications: May, 30 2018

***Vision***
DESIRES is a biennial retreat-like systems-oriented conference, complementary in its mission to the mainstream Information Access and Retrieval conferences like SIGIR, ECIR and other conferences focusing on specific aspects of IR such as ICTIR or CHIIR, emphasizing the innovative technological aspects of search and retrieval systems. 

DESIRES gathers researchers and practitioners from both academia and industry to discuss the latest innovative and visionary ideas in the field.  DESIRES is inspired by CIDR (http://cidrdb.org/).

DESIRES mainly encourages papers about innovative and risky information access and retrieval system ideas, systems-building experience and insight, resourceful experimental studies, provocative position statements, and new application domains. DESIRES also welcomes contributions focusing on implementation details, successful or failed reproducibility attempts, technological breakthroughs and new uses of old ideas. At DESIRES running demos/prototypes and war stories are more than welcome. Moreover, industrial and "real-world" experiences play a central role in DESIRES. For instance, papers discussing how well-established research ideas are implemented and used by industries and in commercial products are encouraged.


***C4P***
DESIRES is a single-track conference. To encourage authors to submit only their best work, each person can be an author or co-author of only a single paper or demo. That is, authors can submit only 1 (one) paper. 

DESIRES invites three kinds of contributions: 

  • Papers (up to 6 pages). Papers usually lack rigorous frameworks, simulations of performance, or prototype implementations but present a radical departure from conventional approaches that enables new applications. Accepted full papers will typically be presented in 20 minutes with 10 minutes for questions and discussion. There will be a discussant for each paper that will read the paper in advance and prepare questions (plus questions from the audience).
  • Prototypes (up to 6 pages). The prototype descriptions generally are a detailed report on successes and mistakes. Accepted prototype papers will typically be presented in 10 minutes with 5 minutes for questions and discussion.
  • Abstracts (1 page). Ideas that are too half-baked for a paper or demo proposal are good candidates for an abstract. Any author of a paper or prototype demo may additionally submit one abstract. Abstracts are expected to have a single author. Accepted abstracts are allocated 2 minutes in a gong-show style.


Format: ACM SIGIR classic format
https://www.acm.org/publications/proceedings-template-16dec2016

Publication: The accepted (and presented) papers will be published as CEUR-WS proceedings freely available on-line: http://ceur-ws.org/ (Indexed by DBLP and Scopus). Modified or incremental versions of the papers included in the DESIRES proceedings can be submitted to other venues. The scope of DESIRES is discussing ideas, not tying them.

The Call for Papers is also available here: https://easychair.org/cfp/DESIRES2018

***Venue and Organization***
DESIRES 2018 will be held at the University Residential Centre of Bertinoro (Ce.U.B.), Italy: http://www.ceub.it/default.asp?id=346#.WQ4LgVPygWo

The Ce.U.B. is active since 1994 in the field of vocational training, conferences, congresses and lectures. Ce.U.B. is a a vocational training centre of the University of Bologna and it is located in the ancient town of Bertinoro (Forlì-Cesena). The Ce.U.B complex is a former fortress (dating back to the 10th century) and an historical landmarks considered one of the most important monumental complex of the Region.

DESIRES 2018 is organized under the Bertinoro international Center for informatics (BiCi) umbrella (http://www.bici.eu/index.html). 

BiCi is an association whose mission is to foster cutting-edge research and advanced education in Computer Science.

DESIRES is sponsored by Bloomberg (silver sponsor) and Google (bronze sponsor).

Keynotes
The first confirmed keynote speaker is Jimmy Lin, Professor and the David R. Cheriton Chair in the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo.

(Tentative) Title of the keynote: Rocket Ships, V8, and Other Batsh*t Crazy Ideas in Information Retrieval

A great conference for a small price
We plan to keep the participation price to a minimum. We foresee a registration fee in the 500-650 range comprising accommodation in a single room for 3 nights, breakfasts, lunches, welcome reception, two dinners and coffee breaks. 

All the participants should reside at the Ce.U.B. in order to maximize participation and ideas exchange. There is a limited number of places and the accommodation order is: invited speakers, authors (max 2 people per paper), committees and others. Bertinoro offers two hotels at walking distance from the center that accommodate up to 30 additional people. If we will have more requests we are going to provide accommodation in hotels in cities nearby (3-4Km) plus a shuttle service from and to the hotels.

More info here: http://www.ceub.it/default.asp?id=435#.WQ4Py1PygWo
It is possible to organize a shuttle service from Bologna. It costs 250 for 15 people. 

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Intern, Digital Exhibits, American Archive of Public Broadcasting, Boston, MA

American Archive of Public Broadcasting

Digital Exhibits Internship (unpaid)

Summer/Fall 2018

 

Description: 

The primary role of the Digital Exhibits intern is to research and curate an exhibit using digitized materials in the American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB), which will be featured on the AAPB website at americanarchive.org.

 

AAPB Curated Exhibits provide an access point to digitized AAPB video and audio materials brought together around a theme, topic or event of cultural and historical significance.

 

The intern will begin by surveying the AAPB collection to identify potential topics for a curated exhibit. The intern will then present their findings to AAPB staff at WGBH and the Library of Congress and will collaboratively identify a selected topic with AAPB staff. The intern will then write, identify, and gather the necessary components of an exhibit, including images, narratives, related resources, and catalog records. AAPB staff will provide feedback and guidance on these components to be edited into final versions by the intern. Once the components are finalized, the intern will be trained on Github and will publish their exhibit on the AAPB website. After the exhibit is published, the intern will collaborate with the Associate Director to promote the launch through methods such as Facebook Live events, blog posts, and social media.

 

The intern will be supervised by Casey Davis Kaufman, Associate Director of the WGBH Media Library and Archives.

 

This is an excellent opportunity for students interested in gaining experience with digital audiovisual resources, research, creating exhibits, using Github, and promoting digital resources through social media.

 

Please note: In our experience, most curated exhibits internships typically last for 1.5 semesters if the intern works one day a week.

 

Exhibit Internship Skills Preferred: 

  • Basic computer skills, familiarity with Macintosh computers.
  • Attention to detail and good communications skills.
  • Internet savvy, with good research skills.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Familiarity with digital libraries and library practices.

 

General WGBH Internship Requirements:

1. WGBH internships are open only to students enrolled in an accredited college or university.

2. Internships are unpaid.

3. Interns are expected to commit 8-10 hours/week. Daily scheduling is flexible during normal business hours.

Applicants interested in the Internship should send a resume and a statement of interest by May 15, 2018 to Casey Davis Kaufman at casey_davis-kaufman@wgbh.org.

 

American Archive of Public Broadcasting Project Description:

An unprecedented and historic collection of American public radio and television content - dating back through the 1950s - are permanently preserved and made available to the public through a collaboration between the Library of Congress and WGBH known as the American Archive of Public Broadcasting. In 2012, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) initiated an inventory of public media content from contributing stations, resulting in 2.5 million records representing complete programs, raw footage, unedited interviews, recorded speeches, and live music sessions. Now, 50,000 hours of that content has been digitized for long-term preservation in the American Archive of Public Broadcasting. 

WGBH is responsible for:

  • Cataloging digitized content
  • Implementing the rights and access strategy
  • Leading efforts to further develop PBCore, a metadata schema for audiovisual materials
  • Creating resources and training opportunities for participating organizations
  • Managing the AAPB website
  • Curating exhibitions featuring digitized content of historical significance
  • Developing strategy and identifying opportunities for long-term sustainability
  • Project promotion and outreach

 

Organization Description:

WGBH is public service media for New England-- on TV, radio, the Web, and out in the community. We're the single largest producer of PBS prime time and online programming, and a major source of programs heard on public radio from coast to coast. We're a pioneer in educational multimedia and in media access technologies for people with hearing or vision loss.

The WGBH Media Library & Archives manages all physical and digital media and paper records, including materials that need to be retained for production, legal, fiscal, historical or administrative purposes, for the WGBH Educational Foundation. The WGBH Archives currently house more than 750,000 items including video, audio and film master materials, many containing active as well as historical and archival materials. The MLA also manages all aspects of film research: cataloging, tracking, and organizing the stock and originally shot footage and images that go into our productions.

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Intern, Science Curriculum, Judge Baker Children's Center, Boston, MA

For more information, go to http://www.hms.harvard.edu/cldp/index.html.

Manville School is a Ch. 766 therapeutic day school for K-10 students who experience emotional, neurological, or learning difficulties that have impacted their ability to succeed in previous school settings. Manville is approved by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and is a member of the Massachusetts Association of Approved Private Schools (MAAPS). Manville has a strong tradition of providing innovative educational programming and comprehensive, evidence-based clinical services. As a result of the integration of these service components, Manville is a school where students with challenging needs can experience academic success, social development, and emotional growth. This internship serves to support the school's developing library as well as the STE Department in providing all curriculum, lab materials, and support for our teachers across our four schools serving grades K-10.

Qualifications

Intern candidates must be Master's students in Library and Information Science. Experience with Google Classroom, Google Sheets, Library World or other cataloging software, and Wikis is preferred. Experience working in a library setting is preferred. Interns must be able to pass a CORI/SORI background check and fingerprinting.

Specific Duties

This internship will be project-based and requires strong communication and organizational skills. The intern will be expected to work independently to complete necessary tasks and assist in the development of improved library services. The intern will participate in organizing, digitizing, and culling STE curricula to meet our learner's diverse needs. The intern will also work in the school's library to develop improved access to the collection.

Potential Tasks

The intern will have the ability to participate in diverse tasks related to digitizing and updating a STE collection and developing a school library. These tasks may include, but are not limited to:

Cataloging and Metadata

  • Original and copy cataloging for books in the general collection
  • Original and copy cataloging for special materials (e.g., science kits)
  • Creating metadata for physical materials and digital resources

Reference and/or Research

  • Research state standards
  • Identify materials which meet these standards from a variety of sources
  • Provide reference and resource assistance to students and staff

Youth Services

  • Work within a K-10 environment
  • Focus on youth with emotional, neurological, or learning difficulties
  • Update a new K-10 library for staff and students

Special collections

  • Digitizing a specialized educational science, technology, and engineering collection
  • Creating a unique database of special collections materials, both open and proprietary

Requirements

Interested parties will need to submit a resume and three references. Selected candidates will be interviewed by the STE Curriculum Coordinator.

Perks

Depending on the hours worked, breakfast and lunch may be provided. Complimentary access to trainings on related subjects and free attendance to mental health forum talks is included. Free trainings (e.g., CPR/1st Aid training) may also be provided.

Flexible scheduling is allowed, with some ability to remotely complete tasks.

There is a potential for this internship to be paid.

Applications close on May 31st at 4:00 pm.

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