Rauschenberg Foundation : Archives Intern
Currently accepting applications for two (2) Fall 2019 internships. Application deadline: Friday, May 31, 2019. Applicants are encouraged to apply early. Qualified applicants may be contacted, interviewed, and hired prior to deadline.
The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation is seeking current or recent bachelor/graduate students for two (2) internships: archives and photography/digital asset management. The 12-week internships require a minimum commitment of 2-3 days a week within one of the time periods listed below. Exact start and finish dates are flexible. Interns will receive an hourly stipend, and academic credit is encouraged and supported. Internships are available in:
• Spring: January to April
• Summer: May to August
• Fall: September to December
1. Archives Intern
Under supervision of the Director of Archives and Assistant Archivist, the internship focuses on basic activities within the archives. Possible projects include:
• Arrange, describe, and rehouse archives materials
• Create finding aids and/or digital object records in ArchivesSpace
• Assist with digitization of archival materials and metadata entry
• Assist with research appointments and other duties as assigned
• Current or recent Master of Science in Library and Information Science student with a specialization in archives
• Knowledge of basic archival principles
• Familiarity with ArchivesSpace or similar database desired
• Knowledge of Rauschenberg and modern art a plus
• Requires ability to sit, stand, speak and hear, sometimes for extended periods of time
• Must be able to safely lift up to 50 lbs.
• Must be able to climb stairs and ladders
How to Apply
If interested, please submit a resume, cover letter, and two (2) references. No phone calls. Application deadlines vary per session: spring by October 1; summer by February 1; and fall by June 1.