Newburyport, MA: Summer Archives Intern, Rochester Electronics

Job Opening Title: Summer Archives Intern

Employer Name: Rochester Electronics

Job Location: Newburyport MA

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Position Title: Archives Intern
Reports To: Manager, Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Mentor: Archives Information Administrator

The Archives Intern performs tasks associated with archiving materials according to REI specifications and mentor oversight. This activity includes careful handling of materials, documentation of contents, and systematic cataloging of items and media of various formats.
– Follows procedures/guidance to systematically document materials in routine manner
– Handles digital and physical materials carefully. Deliberately maintains order and item integrity
– Updates spreadsheets with the information required to properly catalog items
– Able and willing to routinely document high volumes of files in both digital and physical forms without error
– Soultron DataBase cataloging and asset uploads

– Ensures archives work areas and storage spaces are clean, organized, and always prepared for customer visit.

– Current College Student, High School Senior, or High School Graduate.

– Previous successful internship or employment in an Industrial or Office-setting which requires attention to detail and organization-oriented skills.

– Navigates, edits, and manages detailed data entry in Excel Spreadsheets.
– Maintains a clean and orderly work space.
– Handles material in a standardized manner.

– Desktop computer, Laptop computer, microscope, magnifiers, copy / scan machines, warehouse ladder, material cart, and office equipment.
– Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
– Business Acumen – Knows how businesses work; knowledgeable in current and possible future policies, practices, trends, developments in e-commerce and information affecting his/her business and organization; knows the competition; is aware of how strategies and tactics work in the marketplace.
– Customer Focus – Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
– Ethics/Values & Integrity/Trust – Adheres to core values in good times and in bad and acts in line with those values; rewards the right values and disapproves of others; practices what he/she preaches; is widely trusted; is seen as a direct and truthful individual; keeps confidences; doesn’t blame others for his/her own mistakes or misrepresent him/herself for personal gain or protection; practices what he/she preaches.
– Judgment – Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; makes timely decisions.
– Peer Relationships – Can quickly find common ground and solve problems for the good of all; can represent his/her own interests and yet be fair to other groups; can solve problems with peer with a minimum of noise; is seen as a team player and is cooperative; easily gains trust and support of peers; encourages collaboration; can be candid with peers.
– Priority Setting – Spends his/her time and the time of others on what’s important; quickly zeroes in on the critical few and puts the trivial many aside; can quickly sense what will help or hinder accomplishing a goal; eliminates roadblocks; creates focus.
– Problem Solving – Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and doesn’t stop at the first answers.

– Must be able to lift objects weighing up to 25 pounds.
– Must be able to sit at a desk and use computer for extended periods of time, occasionally walking in an office environment, including stairs on a daily basis.
– Must be able to effectively type using a keyboard and use computer peripherals, such as mouse, keyboard and monitor.
– Must be able to work in a variety of environments including general office and clean rooms, as well as be able to work around chemicals, sensitive equipment and in noisy environments.
– Work hours consistent with existing Archive Lab hours.

Social/Environmental Requirements:
– This role requires close attention to task for work to be performed accurately. Intermittent breaks during the work day do not compromise work quality.
– Work can vary day-to-day based on shifting priorities or scope. The Archives Intern needs to be adaptable and respond to these changes, using independent judgment and priority management.
– Potential exposure to adverse environment conditions: Radiation/Weather/Chemicals.

Sensory Requirements
– Close work (paperwork, visual examination)
– color vision/perception, visual monotony
– visual clarity up to >20 feet/<3 feet
– Hot/cold temperature
– Conversation
– Monitoring equipment
– Telephone
– Background noise
– Sharp/dull

Physical Requirements
– Light physical work; occasionally exerting force of 50 lbs., pushing items up to 100lbs., lifting/carrying items up to 25 lbs. up/down step ladder
– Frequently walking and standing
– Occasionally twisting and bending
– Power grasping/manipulation/pushing/pulling with both hands
– Heavy keyboard use
– Reaching above shoulder and below shoulder
– Job requires frequent endurance with up to 5-6 hours without a break