Presidential Records Summer Internship

  • Post Date:February 13, 2020
  • Apply Before: April 13, 2020
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  • Employer Name Williams College
Job Description

PresidentialRecords Summer Internship

The Williams Department of Special Collections welcomes applications fromcurrent graduate students in library science, information studies,preservation, archives or a related program for a summer internship in archivalprocessing. This is a full-time (37.5 hrs/week), eight-week, temporary positionbeginning June 2020. Reporting to the Records Manager, the intern will processportions of the Williams College Office of the President Record Group.

Williams continues to transform its student body in terms of socioeconomicstatus, ethnicity, and nationality. We seek candidates who are excited to workin a college library in which students are broadly diverse with regard togender and gender identity, race, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation,and religion. Please highlight relevant experience building diverse collectionsand working with diverse communities.

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive community and stronglyencourage candidates from underrepresented groups to apply.

Apply archival principles to rehouse and arrange portions of the WilliamsCollege Office of the President Record Group. Apply archival standards(including EAD and DACS) and tools (including ArchivesSpace) to describeportions of the Records. Publicize the Records using social media outlets.


  • *Applicants must be current graduate students in good standing in a library science, information studies, preservation, archives or related program.
  • *Applicants must have completed at least three courses in archives, preservation, or a related program before the start date of the internship.

In addition to discussing your qualifications for the position in your coverletter, please address how your education and commitment to diversity hasprepared you for this position. Specify which archives-related courses you havecompleted.

On campus housing and meal plans are available.

Review of applications will begin March 1, 2020, and continue until the positionis filled.

Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of backgroundinformation submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminalrecord check, and education when applicable.

To apply for this position, please visit you have any questions, please feel free to contact us via phone at (413)597-4247 or email at [email protected].

Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, WilliamsCollege is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community wheremembers from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive.