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Academy Library Web Archiving and Processing Intern - Summer 2022 (Gold Rising) 



The Academy’s Margaret Herrick Library is seeking an enthusiastic, detail-oriented intern to assist the Core Collection Reference Files. You will assist with archiving film websites utilizing the web archiving application Archive-It, process, house, and file a collection of ephemera, and perform database cleanup.


Students enrolled in a graduate library and information studies program focusing on archiving, with a strong interest or undergraduate degree in film studies are encouraged to apply.


Under the supervision of the Supervisor, Production Files of the Core Collection Reference Files, this paid 8-week internship offers the opportunity to acquire hands-on experience processing ephemera while learning about the library’s databases and collections.



  • Assist with quality control of Archive-It web content.
  • Assist with processing and cataloging an ephemeral collection.
  • Assist with various database cleanup projects.
Position Requirements
  • Enrolled in an ALA-accredited Master’s degree program in library and information science or archival studies.
  • Bachelor’s degree in film studies, history, art history, or a related field preferred.
  • Knowledge of and interest in the film industry and film history, with a broad awareness of independent features, foreign language cinema and current releases.
  • Experience or coursework in advanced searching tools, digital preservation, and metadata schemas preferred.
  • Knowledge of archival best practices, preservation, and current metadata standards.
  • Familiarity with library systems, content management systems, and digital asset management systems.
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of MS Excel required.
  • Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines, and work independently and collaboratively.
  • Must be detail oriented and self-motivated with strong communication and problem-solving skills.


If hired, we require all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, unless a medical or religious accommodation is needed as determined on a case by case basis.


This internship is part of the Academy’s Gold Rising program, an 8-week 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:



Full-Time/Part-Time -unspecified-  
Position Academy Library Web Archiving and Processing Intern - Summer 2022 (Gold Rising)  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 2/21/2022  
Location Beverly Hills  
About the Organization The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is a global community of more than 10,000 of the most accomplished artists, filmmakers and executives working in film. In addition to celebrating and recognizing excellence in filmmaking through the Oscars, the Academy supports a wide range of initiatives to promote the art and science of the movies, including public programming, educational outreach and the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures.
EOE Statement The Academy is committed to equal opportunity in employment and to creating and valuing diversity in its workforce. Maintaining a diverse workforce is important to the Academy. The Academy 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. Also, to help foster diversity, the Academy uses programs that ensure fairness of opportunity, pay, and growth to all applicants and employees. Every employee of the Academy is required to follow this policy and to preserve the Academy’s commitment to diversity.  

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