Newburyport, MA: Paid Archives Intern, Rochester Electronics

Job Opening Title: Archives Intern

Employer Name: Rochester Electronics

Job Location: Newburyport Massachusetts

Application Deadline: May 2020

Salary Range: $14.00-$18.00

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Years of experience required: 0-2

Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: We are searching for an Archives Intern at our Newburyport, MA – Bld 10 location.


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 cataloging items and media of various formats in a hierarchical form.


Assists with the arrangement and description of unprocessed archival collections
Performs basic preservation assessments on unprocessed collections
Prepares and updates record catalogs/finding aids utilizing DACS/EAD and XML
Performs tasks such as data entry, filing, and scanning
Assists with reference inquiries
Ability to analyze and identify archival materials having sensitive content that may require restrictions
Demonstrated knowledge of LCNAF and closed vocabularies


Current college student attending an ALA-accredited institution, preferred
A combination of relevant experience in a library or archive


Strong organizational and analytical skills
Familiarity with databases procedures
Proficiency in Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel
Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills
Ability to carry out detailed procedures with accuracy
Ability to prioritize job responsibilities and tasks

Our company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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