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Saturday, February 12, 2022 7:55 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

Archive Intern

(February 12, 2022)

Position Title - Archive Intern

Supervisor Title (All student, intern, and volunteer position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.) - Archivist/Project Manager

Position Type - Paid Internship

Does this position satisfy requirements for course credits? - No

Hourly Wage Range - $18-$25

Tusk Holdings provides a variety of consulting services. Our archiving consultants build digital archives for individuals, philanthropic organizations, and corporations. Projects vary based on client needs.

The Archive Intern will assist the Archivist/Project Manager with two projects slated for completion in the Fall of 2022.

Project 1: Sending a collection offsite and preparing final spreadsheets, digital files, and metadata for the client’s systems.

Project 2: Building a reference collection of news content published about a client over a two to three year period that illustrates key moments and actions taken.

Responsibilities may include:

- Researching tools and techniques for acquiring reference-quality news content

- Building a timeline of key actions, moments, subjects, and themes

- Identifying news content/media that best illustrates the timeline (e.g. articles, videos, photographs, podcasts, etc.)

- Acquiring news content

- Contributing to or editing project progress documents

- Creating high-level metadata

- Labeling and tracking boxes before they are sent offsite

- Conducting quality control checks of digital files and metadata (including metadata remediation)

- Uploading files to digital storage platforms

- Editing collection inventories

Required qualifications:

- Attention to detail

- Ability to lift 40 pounds

- Ability to work on-site in New York

Preferred qualifications:

- Enjoys research

- Experience with cataloging and/or metadata

- Strong writing and communication skills

- 1-2 years of experience working in an archive or on an archive project (current students or recent graduates welcome)

Application requirements:

- Resume

- Cover letter

Time commitment:

- Flexible, 15-20 hours a week (within a 9am-6pm, M-F work schedule)


- $20/hr

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to hiring@tuskstrategies.com


questions? communications@nycarchivists.org

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