Archives and Records Intern – Three Month Paid Internship
Organization: The Chicago Community Trust
Intern Supervisor & Title: Lorca Jolene, Archivist
Number needed: One
Cycle Time Commitment: June 16th – October 1st
Ideal majors: Must hold, or be a candidate for, a Master's or higher-level degree in Library and Information Science, Archives and Records Management, Digital Humanities, History, or related degree program
Salary: $15.00 per hour
Hours per week: Flexible schedule up to 15 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm
The Archives and Records collects, organizes, and preserves material from the Trust's history to be used in service of the Trust's strategic operations and communications. Archives staff develop long-term storage, preservation, and retrieval mechanisms for hardcopy and electronic records and objects; develop electronic archives of images, documents, and audio-visual material; provide research and reference services to staff; and manage the staff library.
The Archives and Records intern plays an essential part in developing the archival collections and providing information services to staff. The position will focus heavily on processing and digitizing collections, and managing and cataloging digital records.
The intern will have the opportunity, beyond assigned duties, to learn more about the operation and use of a business archive by attending all-staff and department meetings.
The position is in the downtown Chicago office.
If interested, please submit a current resume and cover letter to:
LORCA JOLENE Archivist she/her/hers or they/them/their
225 N. Michigan Avenue Suite 2200 Chicago, IL 60601