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Created: April 9, 2013


Barnard College Archives - Summer Graduate Student Intern

Archives Graduate Student Assistants will have the opportunity to:

support the College Archivist and Digital Archivist in surveying, arranging, describing, and cataloging archival collections
assist with developing and creating exhibits and displays utilizing materials from the Barnard College Archives
assist with planning instructional workshops and sessions to teach archival research skills to undergraduates
perform historical research and assist with reference to both on-site and remote researchers
attend department meetings and events throughout the Columbia University Libraries System

Knowledge of archival descriptive standards including EAD and DACS is a plus. Applicants must demonstrate that they have excellent organizational, research, and communication skills. They should have a strong attention to detail and the ability to work independently. Applicants must be available to work on weekdays. Preference will be given to applicants who are currently enrolled in or have recently completed a graduate-level program in archival management. This internship is unpaid; however, course credit can be arranged.

To apply, send a cover letter, résumé, and two references to Shannon O'Neill, Archivist, soneill(at)


Published: Tuesday, April 9, 2013 17:57 UTC

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