Job Opening Title: Larry Kushner Fellowship for Photographic Preservation
Name of Employer: Cal State University, Northridge
Job Site Location : Northridge, CA
Minimum Degree Requirement: Currently enrolled in an accredited MLIS/MSIS program
Years of experience required: 0-2 years
Salary Range: Stipend $2500
Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Include instructions for how to apply.:
Special Collections and Archives at the University Library at California State University, Northridge, is seeking an intern who will apply archival theories of arrangement and description as well as preservation best practices while fully processing photographic archival collections over the course of one quarter under the supervision of the Tom and Ethel Bradley Center Archivist and the Head of Special Collections and Archives. Tasks will include creation and execution of a processing plan or plans, full physical arrangement, basic preservation and rehousing, the creation of DACS-compliant EAD finding aids, and a public outreach activity (e.g., writing a blog post).
Qualifications: Verified enrollment in an accredited Library and Information Science graduate program. Ability to work independently and in consultation with other staff; strong oral and written communication skills; research skills; interest in photography; coursework in archival administration, history, or information science. Experience in archival work not required.
Hours: Interns must evenly distribute hours over the course of the semester/quarter, according to a regular schedule determined in consultation with a supervisor at the beginning of the term. All hours must coincide with the department’s hours of operation (Monday – Friday, 9 am to 5 pm.)
Term: Winter or Spring 2023
California State University, Northridge
18111 Nordhoff St.
Northridge, CA 91330
Compensation: Stipend of $2500 paid after the completion of the internship.
Application Process: Send CV/resume and letter of interest to Ellen Jarosz, Head of Special Collections and Archives, at firstname.lastname@example.org.