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Robert Rauschenberg Foundation

Thursday, April 25, 2019 7:28 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

Archives Intern: Fall 2019 

(April 25, 2019)

The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation is seeking a current or recent MSLIS graduate student for a fall archives internship. The 12-week internship requires a minimum commitment of 2-3 days a week between September to December 2019. Exact start and finish dates are flexible. Interns will receive an hourly stipend, and academic credit is encouraged and supported.

Under supervision of the Director of Archives and Assistant Archivist, 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

Qualifications

  • 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

ADA Specifications

  • 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: email a resume, cover letter, and two (2) references to archives@rauschenbergfoundation.org. Include the position title in the subject line. No phone calls. Fall 2019 internship deadline: Friday, May 31, 2019. Applicants are encouraged to apply early. Qualified applicants may be contacted and interviewed prior to deadline



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