Archives and Special Collections Intern-Loyola Notre Dame Library, Baltimore MD. (Paid Position)
Working in the Archives and Special Collections department of Loyola Notre Dame Library (LNDL) under the mentorship and supervision of the LNDL archivist, the Archives and Special Collections Intern will participate in accessioning, arranging, describing, and managing archival collections. The Intern will also have the opportunity to participate in other activities of the department, including public services, environmental monitoring, management of the rare book collection, and outreach initiatives. Position Responsibilities: -Assess collections, create processing plans, and process collections in consultation with LNDL archivists; -Create finding aids with ArchivesSpace, utilizing best practices established by the department; -Participate in public services duties, such as monitoring the reading room or responding to reference inquiries; -Participate in outreach activities, such as promotion of the Archives via social media and the library website; -Assist in the management of the rare book collection. Required Qualifications: -Graduate student or recent graduate of a master’s program in library and information sciences or public history with coursework in archives; -Excellent oral and written communication skills; -Demonstrated ability to work accurately with attention to detail; -Ability to work independently and collaboratively to achieve objectives; -Commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion through archival practice; -Knowledge of archival standards and practices through education and/or work experience. Schedule and Compensation: This internship is for 20 hours per week through June 2022. Compensation is $18/hour. Experience may be applied toward a field study or practicum, subject to faculty approval.
Please submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of three references with “Archives and Special Collections Intern” in the subject line to Jenny Kinniff, Head of Archives and Special Collections: firstname.lastname@example.org