Job Opening Title:
J. Frederick Berg, Jr. Class of 1966 Summer Internship
Name of Employer:
Yale University Library
Job Site Location (City, State) :
New Haven, CT
March 24, 2023
Minimum Degree Requirement:
Years of experience required:
$20/hour for 12 weeks
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Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Include instructions for how to apply.:
The Yale University Archives is pleased to host the 2023 J. Frederick Berg, Jr. Class of 1966 Summer Internship with the Yale University Archives. Founded in 1939, the Yale University Archives spans over 50,000 linear feet and consist of the historical records of Yale University dated from 1701 to the present. This internship is designed to give a current student or early professional the opportunity to engage in a variety of professional archival work, content management systems, and the opportunity to collaborate within other library departments, gaining practical experience and insight into contemporary archival practice.
Under the supervision of the Associate University Archivist, duties include assisting in the appraisal, selection, accessioning, and arranging and describing newly acquired and legacy analog and digital archival records, which includes creating and managing records in ArchivesSpace. Additional duties include responding to reference inquiries and donor outreach. The intern will be introduced to other work within Beinecke Library, special collections repositories, and related departments including digital accessioning, digital preservation, and reference services to provide a broad overview of the work being done across the Yale Library system.
The internship will run twelve weeks from June to September 2023 (precise dates will be determined with the selected candidate). The intern will work on-site at the Yale University Archives located within Sterling Memorial Library on the main Yale campus in New Haven, Connecticut. Hours are from 8:30am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday (37.5 hours per week). Pay is $20.00/hour.
Interested applicants should prepare a resume and a one-page letter of interest and send them to email@example.com with the subject line: Summer Archives Internship. Application materials will be accepted through Friday, March 24, 2023. Selected applicants must complete a background check. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.