Montpelier, VT: Paid Corporate Archivist Intern, National Life Group

Job Opening Title:
Intern – Corporate Archivist

Name of Employer:
National Life Group

Job Site Location :
Montpelier, VT

Application Deadline:

Minimum Degree Requirement:

Years of experience required:

Salary Range:
$20 hourly

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Intern – Corporate Archivist

Position Summary:

Intern will physically organize and digitally catalog our archival collection with assistance and guidance from the Corporate Historians. The goal is to ensure the collection is archivally protected to the appropriate level and organized in such a fashion that materials can be easily retrieved by a person not familiar with the collection. This project includes physical objects of varying sizes, photographs, documents, and original works of art.


Intern will be responsible to bring the collection from a disorganized state to a more professional level suitable as a corporate archives. Intern will take guidance from the Office of the CEO and Corporate Historians regarding the relative historic or economic value of the materials then ensure they are retrievable both physically and digitally. Ordering appropriate archival supplies will be key throughout the process.


Experience in working with database management and computer skills. Methodical, with strong attention to detail. Good communication. Research skills. Initiative. An interest in history and the management of information. Familiarity with collections management systems for organization and retention of archives and collections into one database.

How You Show Up:

This position will require a highly organized individual with history / archival / library interests and education with the ability to work effectively with minimal guidance. Strong archival and database/software knowledge and skills are critical. Promoting the excitement of the project to the National Life Group enterprise will require solid writing and communication skills. An ability to present at meetings is important.


10-week paid internship (May 30-Aug 4) with formal orientation and onboarding
Networking opportunities with peers and leaders throughout the summer
Cross-Departmental group project focused on an enterprise-wide solution presented at company-wide event
Presentation skills coaching sessions
Lunch-and-Learn Series—weekly business acumen and skill classes delivered by company leaders
Access to mentors (former program participants)
Paid time off to volunteer and make an impact in your community

The base compensation range represents the low and high end of the range for this position. Actual compensation will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to qualifications, skills, competencies, location, and experience. The range listed is just one component of our total compensation package for employees.
Other rewards may include an annual bonus, quarterly bonuses, commissions, and other long-term incentive compensation, depending on the position. National Life offers a competitive total rewards package which includes: a 401(k) retirement plan match; medical, dental, and vision insurance; a company funded wellness account for director and below employees; 10 paid holidays; a generous paid time off plan (22 days of combined time-off for non-exempt employees and exempt employees have discretion in managing their time, including scheduling time off in the normal course of business, but in no event will exempt employees receive less sick time than required by state or local law); 6 weeks of paid parental leave; and 6 weeks of paid family leave after a year of full-time employment
National Life Group® is a trade name of National Life Insurance Company, Montpelier, VT – founded in 1848, Life Insurance Company of the Southwest, Addison, TX – chartered in 1955, and their affiliates. Each company of National Life Group is solely responsible for its own financial condition and contractual obligations. Life Insurance Company of the Southwest is not an authorized insurer in New York and does not conduct insurance business in New York. Equity Services, Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC, is a Broker/Dealer and Registered Investment Adviser affiliate of National Life Insurance Company. All other entities are independent of the companies of National Life Group.
Fortune 1000 status is based on the consolidated financial results of all National Life Group companies.
National Life Group
1 National Life Dr
Montpelier, VT 05604

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