Washington, DC: Paid Rinzler Folklife Summer Intern, Smithsonian Center for Folklife & Cultural Heritage

Job Opening Title: Rinzler Folklife Archives paid summer internship

Employer Name: Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Job Location: Washington, DC

Application Deadline: March 15, 2019

Link to job posting: https://folklife.si.edu/jobs

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Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: RINZLER ARCHIVES SUMMER INTERNSHIP: The internship is ideal for students focusing on library and information science or archival studies. The selected intern will work with archives staff to apply collections management best practices in arranging, describing, and digitizing collections, which consist of papers, photographs, audio recordings, and audiovisual media. The intern may also work with content in our Digital Asset Management System and contribute to finding aids that meet current archival descriptive standards and are Encoded Archival Description compatible using ArchivesSpace (ASpace). The intern will receive a $300 weekly stipend during the full-time, ten-week internship. The deadline to apply is March 15, 2019.

HOW TO APPLY: To apply online, visit solaa.si.edu and create an account. After selecting Internship, specify the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. You will be required to upload supporting materials, including an essay, résumé, transcripts, and letters of recommendation. The submission deadline for summer internships is March 15. There are no deadlines for submitting applications for other seasons. The completed application is to be submitted at least six weeks before the start of the internship. If you have questions, please contact intern coordinator Arlene Reiniger at ReinigerA@si.edu.