JOB TITLE: Archives & Special Collections Internship
Santa Clara University’s Archives & Special Collections unit in the University Library provides access to the history of Santa Clara University for informational, administrative and research purposes. The Archives & Manuscripts Intern will work under the supervision of the University Archivist and the Head of Archives & Special Collections. The Intern’s main duties will consist of accessioning and processing new and existing manuscript items and collections. Duties will include but are not limited to the creation of accession records and collection inventories, writing finding aids, using ArchivesSpace to accession items and encode finding aids for future publication on the Online Archive of California website, metadata creation in CONTENTdm, and other duties as assigned.
POSITION STATUS: Open
WORK TO BE DONE: On Site
Current or completed enrollment in an ALA-accredited Library and Information Science masters degree program or archival studies program. Successful completion of a minimum of 15 units within those programs, including LIBR 294 prerequisites. Completed coursework in archival theory and practice or relevant experience with archival and rare materials is required. Must have familiarity with word processing and Microsoft Office programs, be detail oriented with the ability to follow directions, and work independently when necessary. Experience with ArchivesSpace is helpful. Physical requirements include the ability to lift up to 40 lbs.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references to Erin Louthen at firstname.lastname@example.org
SEMESTER(S): Offered on a per semester and summer session basis.
HOURS: 135 hours per semester. Available days and times are Monday though Thursday, from 10am-5pm. No nights or weekends are necessary.