Two-Week Fellowship (June 12-23, 2017)
Candidates should be currently enrolled in or have recently graduated from an ALA-accredited master’s program in library and information science or an accredited master’s program in archival studies.
Apply by February 15, 2017
Apply by January 27, 2017
Program is open to US citizens currently enrolled in a degree-granting program or those who will have graduated no earlier than spring 2017.
Washington, DC Area
About the Agency
The general focus of the Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program is to increase access to the collections and an awareness of the Library’s copyright, legal and special collections and digital initiatives. In the past, projects have been developed to make the collections better known and accessible to researchers including scholars, students, teachers, knowledge creators, and the general public. Interns help the Library expose unprocessed collections, participate in digital projects, provide additional services to Congress and the public, and make our collections more immediately accessible to scholars. Interns work under the direction of Library curators and specialists in various divisions. In the past, summer interns have identified hundreds of historical, literary, artistic, cinematic and musical gems representing rich cultural, creative, and intellectual resources. United States citizens currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate school are invited to apply for consideration as a Junior Fellow.
The New Museum seeks an Oral History Fellow to support the Museum’s Oral History program, which will capture the Museum’s early history of presenting emerging artists via the firsthand accounts of artists, curators and other collaborators. The fellow will conduct background research on interviewees, prepare interview materials, and process archives records, making note of areas of the Museum’s Digital Archive that can be developed to more fully reflect key aspects of that history. The Fellow will also assist with populating a newly designed Oral History module within the Digital Archive.
Original Email to AMIA Education Committee:
Digital Preservation Fellow – 2.5 days/week
The New Museum seeks a Digital Preservation Fellow to perform archival processing, original research and technical documentation to expand the scope of the Museum’s Digital Archive to include interactive digital objects, and to further develop its documentation of the Museum’s new media art programs. The Museum will be the first museum to pilot the use of Rhizome’s Webrecorder tool to capture and document the dynamic web content of microsites that are part of the New Museum’s institutional history. The Fellow will also be responsible for researching the New Museum’s history of curating and promoting new media art, and will identify areas of the Digital Archive that should be better developed to represent that legacy.