2018 Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program, Library of Congress

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  • Open & closing dates

     12/11/2017 to 01/26/2018

  • Salary

    $4,500 to $4,500 student stipend paid

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 01

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time – Open

  • Appointment type

    Summer – Summer Intern – Appointment will be 06/04/2018 to 08/10/2018


Many vacancies in the following location:

  • Washington DC, DC
Relocation expenses reimbursed


  • Duties


    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 Continue reading

Digital Video Archiving Internship (Jan 2018), Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

Application Deadline: December 9, 2017
Position: Full-time, Paid
Timeframe: 01/15/18 — 03/26/18

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The intern will work with the Interactive Media and Outreach department to learn the current workflow of the department’s media editing lab and analyze and suggest better approaches to workflow.

This is a Spring semester internship and can be full-time or part-time. This internship has a mid-January start date (flexible) and the length of the internship depends on full-time or part-time status.

Internship applications must be submitted through the Smithsonian Online Academic Appointment System (SOLAA): https://solaa.si.edu/ To apply on SOLAA, create a new application in the National Air and Space Museum Academic Year Internship program. On the Program Choices page of the application, rank between one and three Project Choices you are interested in based on the names below. APPLICATION CLOSES SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 19.


Complete applications must include a resume and statement of purpose detailing why you are a good fit for this internship and how it will help advance your academic and/or career goals. Transcripts and letters of recommendation are optional.

More information about interning at the National Air and Space Museum can be found at http://airandspace.si.edu/interns

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Jazz Archives Specialist, University of the District of Columbia

Title: Jazz Archives Specialist
ID: 1036
Department: Division of Learning Resources
Location: Van Ness, DC

Full Time
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Number of Vacancies: 1

Area of Consideration: Open to the Public

Position Status: Full-time, Regular

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: DS0095/10

Salary Range:  $50,769 – $58,615

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Location: 4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW Washington, DC

Brief Description of Duties

Under the direct supervision of the archives’ curator and the general supervision of the Director of the Learning Resources Division, the incumbent is responsible for the tasks associated with the receiving of, preservation of and access to the materials in the Continue reading

Paid Internship, Smithsonian Channel Libraries and Archives

Original Post from AMIA List-Serv

We are looking for a great intern to join our Library & Archives team for the fall semester. The internship offers the opportunity to engage with all aspects of a production-based archives, including cataloging and processing born digital video. This is a paid, part-time position (minimum commitment of 15 hrs/week, max 35 hrs/week), based in Washington, DC. Applicants must be enrolled in a degree-seeking program; graduate-level coursework in Library Science or Audiovisual Preservation is preferred. Contact Karma Foley, Director of Library & Archives with any questions (karma.foley[at]smithsonianchannel.com).

For more details and to apply: http://cbscorporation.jobs/washington-dc/2017-fall-internship-library-archives-dc/B3641D10BCC946B99217E375204BF0C4/job/ Applications must be submitted online. Apply by Sept 12.

Audiovisual Archivist (contract), Smithsonian Institute Archives

Originally posted to the AMIA List-serv

Job Title: Audiovisual Archivist (Contract)

Organization Name: Smithsonian Institution Archives

Job Location (City, State, Province, Country): Washington, DC, USA

Application Deadline: September 1, 2017

Job Description: Audiovisual Preservation Readiness Assessment

In order to address the preservation needs of our most culturally valuable and at-risk analog audiovisual collections across the Smithsonian Institution, the Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA), on behalf of ten additional Smithsonian units, requests the services of an audiovisual archivist to conduct an audiovisual preservation readiness Continue reading