DescriptionThe Jewish Public Library Archives (JPL-A) is pleased to announce that applications are now open for the 2016 Sonia and David Oberman Archive Internship. This internship supports the mandate of the JPL-A to collect, preserve, and make available to the public the social, economic, and cultural accomplishments of Montreal’s Jewish community.
The goal of the internship is to increase public awareness of the JPL-A’s unique collections through a variety of projects including, but not limited to:
- Arrangement and description of an archival collection;
- Digitization of an archival collection;
- Creation of an archival exhibit, physical and virtual;
- Creation of educational materials using archival collections;
- Assistance in strategic planning, preservation management, or project management;
- Design and delivery of social media strategies;
- Development of partnerships in cultural and heritage sectors.
- All applicants must be current students or recent graduates (within 2 years).
- Applicants from diverse fields and levels will be considered: archival studies, library and information studies, communications, Jewish studies, religious studies, history, arts management, etc.
- Must have strong technology skills. Knowledge of database management, metadata application, and digitization an asset.
- Knowledge of the Montreal Jewish community’s history an asset but not required.
- Knowledge and experience working with Rules for Archival Description standards an asset.
- Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.
How to apply
Published: Friday, January 29, 2016 16:35 UTC
Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:40 UTC