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Awards Collection Archival Intern, Film Archive - Summer 2019 (Academy Gold) 


The Intern will view videotapes and files from the 2001-2009 Scientific and Technical Awards, as well as various backstage interviews, red carpet arrivals, and Governors Ball titles to verify their content and improve their cataloging. This will involve adding copy histories, summaries, time code logs and notes to our catalog. This is a limited internship position beginning in June through August 2019 in the Academy Film Archive and reports to the Awards Collection Curator. The position will provide cataloging and collection management training for a student interested in moving image archive studies.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • View and compare videotapes and files using various standard-definition videotape decks as well as Open Text Media Management.
  • Verify and describe content in the Academy's data management system, AdLib.
  • Use online resources like our Press Photos to better identify attendees in our event recordings.
  • Work with the Curator to address other cataloging issues as discovered.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements
  • Coursework in Film Studies, Film History, Moving Image Archive Studies or Library Science preferred.
  • Strong computer skills with database experience.
  • Strong written communication and organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Self-motivated, dependable, and efficient with good problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to lift/move moderately heavy boxes (20 lbs.) and other objects to and from high and low shelves as well as sit at a computer and enter data for long periods of time.

This internship is part of the Academy Gold Program, an 8-week summer internship enhancement program that incorporates learning opportunities including an intensive two-day orientation, weekly panels, exclusive networking events, workshops, screenings, and mentorship opportunities with Academy members. To learn more, please visit the Academy Gold page:

Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Position Awards Collection Archival Intern  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 12/17/2018  
Location Hollywood  
About the Organization The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures will be the world's premier institution dedicated to the art and science of movies. Located at Wilshire and Fairfax in Los Angeles, the Museum will be simultaneously immersive, experimental, educational, and entertaining. More than a museum, this dynamic film center will offer unparalleled experiences and insights into movies and moviemaking.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws , including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.  
EOE Statement

The Academy Museum is committed to equal opportunity in employment and to creating, managing and valuing diversity in its workforce. Maintaining a diverse workforce is vital to the Academy Museum.
Accordingly, the Academy Museum enforces a strict policy that prohibits discrimination in hiring, training, compensation, promotion, transfer, or termination, whether on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation or genetic information. This includes a workplace that is free of all forms of harassment. And, to help foster diversity, the Academy Museum utilizes programs that ensure fairness of opportunity, pay, and growth to all applicants and employees. Every employee of the Academy Museum is required to follow this policy and to preserve the Academy Museum's commitment to diversity.

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