Remote Work: Paid Archives Intern, Densho

Job Opening Title: Archives Intern

Employer Name: Densho

Job Location: Remote

Application Deadline: 4/29/2022

Salary Range: $18.00 per hour

Link to job posting: https://densho.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/2022InternshipAnnouncement.pdf

Years of experience required: 0

Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: Densho is seeking interns to support our archives and digital repository projects through the following activities: digitizing a variety of materials (newspapers, photographs, documents, etc.), editing and performing quality control on digital images, transcribing documents, cataloging and indexing, data management in digital repository software, rights management, and other duties as needed.

The internships begin in June 2022 and must end by December 2022. Each internship will be for a total of 200 hours at $18 an hour, no benefits. Work hours must be completed within Densho’s hours of operation: Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm, maximum of 20 hours per work.

These will be remote internships, so there is no requirement to work in Seattle, Washington.
Current students or recent graduates from library and information science or archival studies programs preferred. The ideal candidates are self-directed, detail-oriented, and comfortable with technology. Knowledge of Japanese American history is welcome but not required.

Apply
To apply for the positions, please send your resume and cover letter to Caitlin Oiye Coon at
caitlin.oiye@densho.org by April 29, 2022. All applications will be held in confidence. All
submissions and questions should be sent via email – no phone inquiries please.
Funding generously provided by the Frank and June Sato Internship Program.

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