Archival Processing Intern: Columbus College of Art and Design (unpaid)
Columbus College of Art & Design
January 10, 2018
Part Time - Internship
This is an unpaid internship that introduces the student to managing, processing, and rehousing archival materials in an institutional setting. The internship consists of researching archival materials currently housed in the Packard Library, creating an inventory based on the naming convention assigned to the collection, providing descriptive metadata. Or, in some cases, reprocessing and rehousing of materials to include additions and to ensure long term stability, as needed.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Applying archival principles to the arrangement and description of the collection’s materials in a variety of formats.
Recording information for creation of finding aids (includes box, folder inventory).
Materials will require assignment of accession numbers, description of images depicted, measurement of dimensions and identification of formats.
Descriptive metadata creation.
Assess stability of archival material.
Creation of preservation treatment and rehousing as needed.
Qualified intern will be well organized, open-minded and communicative.
He/she should be able to work independently, but be able to take direction and ask questions when needed.
Student with an interest in Archives, History, or Library Science preferred.
Preference given to students with previous knowledge of archival processing and description.
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