Bethesda, MD: Paid Archives Intern, A. James and Alice B. Clark Foundation

Job Opening Title:
Archives Intern (PAID)

Name of Employer:
A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation

Job Site Location (City, State) :
Bethesda, MD

Application Deadline:
Preferred by March 20, 2023

Minimum Degree Requirement:
Undergraduate/Bachelor’s degree

Years of experience required:
Graduate Student

Salary Range:

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Archives/Library Sciences Intern

A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation

About the A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation

The Clark Foundation supports the work of organizations with strong leadership and values that reflect those of our founder, A. James Clark. Our mission is to ensure that these organizations have the resources they need to grow and support their communities today and in the future. Together with our partners, we focus on educating future engineering leaders, improving the lives of veterans and their families, and providing members of the DC community the best opportunity to thrive.

The Clark Foundation will sunset in 2025 and is laying the groundwork for its mission to live on long after its close.

Position Responsibilities

The intern will work with the Operations team to support the Foundation’s communications, grant monitoring and performance measurement efforts. Primary responsibilities include:


Sort, name, and archive grantee photos and articles on the Foundation’s shared drive and online database

Develop and implement a naming system for the Foundation’s communications files for use in Legacy Project materials

Inventory and identify gaps in the Foundation’s photo archive

Advise Clark team on archival best practices for organizations who are shutting down

Perform an audit for consistency across Clark Scholars Program websites

Desired Qualifications

Current or recent graduate student in the field of library and information science (MLIS), particularly in the archives & preservation focus area

Interest in foundation and nonprofit communications

Comfort working with Excel and online systems

Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

Professionalism and high attention to detail

Ability to handle confidential information effectively

Position Details

Immediate start date through August 31, 2023 (flexible)

Preferred commitment is 15 to 20 hours per week during the academic year, and 32 to 40 hours per week during the summer

In-office position with the possibility for occasional telework

Internship will be compensated at $30/hour; Metro SmartBenefits subsidy is available

The Clark Foundation is committed to providing equal opportunities. The Clark Foundation will not discriminate against any employee with respect to any term or condition of employment, including but not limited to less favorable treatment, exclusion from employment or employment opportunities (including hiring, assignment, performance assessment and promotion) on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, gender (including pregnancy), gender identity, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, expression, veteran’s status or other protected characteristic or status.

To Apply

Please submit resume to Include position title in the subject line and a short description of why you are interested in the role. The position will remain open until filled; priority will be given to candidates whose materials are received by March 20, 2023.

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