Summer Intern - Digital Archivist and Assets Manager

Iowa City
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Created: March 19, 2013


ACT is an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides a broad array of assessment, research, information, and program management solutions in the areas of education and workforce development. Each year, ACT serves millions of people in high schools, colleges, professional associations, businesses, and government agencies—nationally and internationally.

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ACT's archives offers foundational support to the company from providing documentation in patent infringement cases to facilitating text and data mining for research.

Typical work-related activities include:

Assessing the current state of the print and online collection.
Recommending, planning, and initiating the conversion and migration to digital format.
Identifying and implementing the designated database and platform for storage, accessibility, and searchability functions.


Applicants must be currently enrolled and actively pursuing a Master’s or PhD degree in Library or Information Science, or Informatics, and must have completed one year of the Master’s degree program or two years of the PhD program. Applicants must have knowledge of digital preservation of archival materials and principles and practices for item description/metadata. Familiarity with EAD, METS, XML, PREMIS, and other data structure standards relevant to archival control of digital collections, as well as project management capabilities.

Complete applications MUST be submitted by close of business (5:00PM CST) on March 29, 2013.

Total compensation for the nine-week position will be $6,750.00, less applicable taxes.

To view complete announcement and apply, go to ACT Careers, and search for requisition number 2903.

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