Graduate Summer Internship, Brooklyn Museum Archives

By IS Lab April 13, 2020

Website Brooklyn Museum

Graduate Summer Internship, Brooklyn Museum Archives (Brooklyn)
Brooklyn Museum Archives Graduate Summer Internship (Paid)
Description: In an effort to provide greater access to and knowledge of our archival holdings, the Brooklyn Museum Archives seeks a summer graduate student intern to complete the processing of the Community Gallery records and ready the finding aid for publication. Collaborating with and supervised by the museum archivist, the intern will process the remaining 4 linear feet of material using ArchivesSpace, write scope and contents notes and the rest of the DACS required elements, prepare the document boxes based on the resulting arrangement, and work with an ArchivesSpace export to format a PDF finding aid. The ideal candidate for this internship is enrolled in an Information Sciences graduate program with an archives concentration, and has an interest in the management of history as well as a strong desire to work in the archives field.
This internship is part of the Museum’s summer internship program. Interns receive $15 per hour, and work 35 hours per week for 10 weeks, from Monday, June 1 through Friday, August 7, 2020. PLEASE NOTE: Because of the unknown circumstances surrounding COVID-19 dates are pending and to be confirmed in early May.
NB the application requires:
  *  Resume
  *  Two letters of recommendation
  *  Short essays on:
    *  Why you are interested in this position and how your education and experiences have prepared you to succeed in this role.
    *  Why you want to intern at the Brooklyn Museum.
    *  The goal of the Brooklyn Museum Summer Fellows Program is to expand the voices and backgrounds of individuals represented in arts-related careers. In what way would your participation in this program further this goal?
Please apply through this link below and not on the Museum’s website.

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