Archivist Internship for International Students in USA

Under the guidance of the Senior Archivist, the Archivist help oversee project employees and interns and manages and coordinates all elements of the Archives unit.

About Archivist Internship

Under the supervision of the Senior Archivist, the Archivist help oversee project employees and interns who are to take care of and manage CHM’s collection of manuscripts, archives, and architectural holdings.

The archivist is directly accountable for the evaluation, creation, arrangement, description, and upkeep of the CHM’s Archives and Manuscripts holdings (including audio materials and institutional archives).

To make sure the collection accurately depicts the history of the city and its various residents, the archivist collaborates with Curatorial Affairs staff to find, appraise, and present potential acquisitions, and implement deaccessioning proposals.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Work with Curatorial Affairs and other CHM professionals to identify and put into action collecting objectives and plans.
  • liaise with digitizing service providers to increase collection visibility and accessibility
  • Take part in developing and putting into practice methods and procedures for creating and managing digital collections.
  • Help with the exhibiting collection components’ installation and/or removal
  • Take part in outreach and/or service projects such as tours, workshops, and other events to raise money and awareness.
  • Create outreach, marketing, and/or volunteer initiatives and take part in them to raise public awareness of and interest in the CHM’s archive holdings.
  • Help with special collection-related initiatives

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the tools, technologies, and best practices used in the assessment, processing, preservation, and delivery of digital collections
  • Proficiency in commonly used word-processing applications, databases, and spreadsheets
  • Ability to train, mentor, and supervise interns’ project staff
  • Ability to plan and implement new projects
  • Ability to develop and follow workflows to meet production, management, quality control, and procedural requirements in an efficient and effective manner
  • Ability to solve technical, administrative, and procedural problems creatively
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent memory
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks, responsibilities, and demands of time

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