Library Archives Intern, National Public Library, Washington DC

Overview:
The NPR library has recently established an internal historical archive. The archive complements the collection of materials held at the National Public Broadcasting Archives at University of Maryland.

***Please note: The Archive internship at NPR are available only to information/library/archive students and recent grads who have completed archival coursework.***


Responsibilities:
Work under the supervision of the NPR Chief Librarian to describe & arrange the newly created NPR Historical Archive including:
Surveying & appraising incoming or previously received archival materials.
Processing archival materials using MPLP processing guidelines.
Writing descriptive finding aids.


Qualifications:
Ability to balance attention to detail and accuracy with an understanding of "the big picture."
Ability to work independently or collaboratively according to the demands of a project.
Ability to establish rapport quickly and easily with colleagues and clients.
Experience handling deadline pressure and establishing priority among competing demands.
Archival knowledge combining educational and hands on experience.
Familiarity with MPLP, DACS & EAD.


Preferred Skills:
Experience with writing & encoding finding aids for online publishing.
Knowledge of digital & analog file formats.
Experience with writing or editing archival policy.
Experience with digital & analog audio preservation.

To apply: https://interns-npr.icims.com/jobs/1708/job?mode=apply&apply=yes&hashed=58168622

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