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Wednesday, April 03, 2024 10:27 PM | Laura DeMuro (Administrator)

Records Management Intern 

(April 3, 2024)

Position Title- Records Management Intern

Supervisor Title (All student, intern, and volunteer position supervisors should be qualified, professional archivists.)- Records Management Officer

Position Type - Paid Internship

Does this position satisfy requirements for course credits? - Yes

Hourly wage range - $18- $25

Job Description

The NYC Department of Buildings is responsible for ensuring the safe and lawful use of buildings and properties by enforcing the NYC Construction Codes, Energy Code and Zoning Resolution. We facilitate compliant development with integrity, efficiency, and professionalism. We are committed to becoming a premier municipal building organization, dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for all New Yorkers and making our city safer. We are committed to improving our performance and developing procedures that are streamlined, understandable and transparent.

About the team

The Records Management unit is responsible for the development of and monitoring compliance with standards and procedures for the timely maintenance, preservation, servicing, and disposal or transfer of all records created by the Department.

Additional Information:

This internship position reports in- person and does not require New York City residency. If selected, candidates must provide transcript enrollment verification statement from their school attesting that they are enrolled in an accredited degree program. Internship assignments may start as early as May, must conclude by the first week in September, and must not exceed a maximum of 13 weeks.


- Revision of the Records Retention Schedule

- Developing digital records programs

- Inventorying and digitizing historical records

- Researching and preparing grant opportunities

- Preparing items for off-site storage

- Coordinating with the Department of Records and Information Services (DORIS) and other entities

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must be currently enrolled in a graduate degree program in an accredited college, university or law school.

Preferred Skills

Preferred Skills: -Strong writing, problem solving and analytical skills -Proficiency in MS Office Suite including Excel, MS Word, PowerPoint -Ability to communicate effectively


To Apply please send Resume, Cover Letter to ersaunders@buildings.nyc.gov

Questions? communications@nycarchivists.org

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