Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies Archive Intern in Millbrook, New York

Archive Intern

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Archive Intern

The student will work with the library director on a variety of projects related to the institutional archives. The student will also have the flexibility to work with staff scientists on personal archive projects.

The student will gain experience evaluating archival collections for digitization, creating standardized archival finding aids, and working with open source information systems.

Duration

June 4, 2018 - July 27, 2018, 12 hours per week, Monday-Friday. Schedule is flexible.

Location

Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, NY

Duties

This internship will allow the student some flexibility. The student will,

  • learn basic professional archival practices and methods

  • assess institutional archive collections (maps, historical papers) for conservation needs

  • create Encoded Archival Description (EAD) finding aids for key collection(s)

The student will work with Amy Schuler, Director of Information Services & Library.

Compensation

This internship includes a stipend. We will work with academic institutions to provide credit for the internship, if applicable.

Qualifications

The candidates should:

  • have an interest in working with historical and archival materials

  • have excellent organizational skills

  • be able to work independently and communicate clearly

  • be familiar with common office applications (e.g. spreadsheets)

Please contact Amy Schuler with any questions at 845-677-7600, ext. 164

Closing Date

May 30, 2018 or until filled.

To Apply

To apply: Please complete an online application athttp://www.caryinstitute.org/who-we-are/jobsand include a single PDF file consisting of a cover letter which includes Job Code 18011-I, a resume, and the names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three professional references.

The Cary Institute is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AA) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, familial status, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information