Pittsfield, MA: Paid Archives Intern, Barrington Stage Company

Job Opening Title: Archives Intern

Employer Name: Barrington Stage Company

Job Location: Pittsfield, MA

Application Deadline: January 31, 2020

Link to job posting: https://barringtonstageco.org/education-bsc/professional-internship-program/

Years of experience required: 0-1

Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: Job Responsibilities:
– Assisting the archivist with ongoing digitization initiative and ongoing acquisition of BSC records
– Processing acquisitions and writing/updating finding aids
– Assisting visitors to BSC’s interactive lobby display and track lobby usage
– May also be asked to respond to internal reference requests and develop ready reference tools

– Must be detail-oriented, organized, comfortable working independently
– Strong written communication skills
– Able to lift 50 pounds
– Basic knowledge of Microsoft and Google suites
– The ideal candidate will have completed an introductory course in archives or have some experience in a library or archives setting

Who are we:
– The fastest-growing arts venue in the Berkshires attracting 58,500 patrons per year
– Nationally recognized for superior quality productions and comprehensive educational programming

What we offer:
– Opportunity to work with award-winning theatre professionals
– Spend the summer in the cultural capital of the Berkshires
– Housing along with a weekly stipend of $100
– Tickets to all productions
– Professional development seminars
– Gym membership

The archives intern reports to the Archivist. To apply please visit our website at https://barringtonstageco.org/education-bsc/professional-internship-program/. All applications are due January 31st. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply early in the process.