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Special Collections Processing Intern, Margaret Herrick Library - Summer 2019 (Academy Gold) 


Job Summary:

The Intern will gain hands-on experience working on an archival collection directly related to the field of study or expressed interest of the candidate. The Intern will arrange, describe, and create database records for the selected collection. The Intern will be supervised and mentored by a department Archivist.

Reports to: Archivist/Library Vault Manager, Special Collections

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Process an archival collection from beginning to end, including the organization, arrangement, and description of manuscripts and other materials.
  • Conduct biographical and historical research related to the collection using the Academy's Margaret Herrick Library resources, other authoritative resources, and outside resources.
  • Participate in department team processing activities.
Position Requirements
  • College student attending an accredited undergraduate or graduate program.
  • Overall 3.0 grade point average or higher.
  • Minimum one year of study toward degree in related field.
  • Previous work or internship in a library or archive environment a plus.
  • Must be highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to work independently.
  • Must be able to sit and stand for periods in excess of two hours, stoop, and lift up to 20 lbs.

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 Special Collections Processing Intern  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 12/17/2018  
Location Beverly Hills  
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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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