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Collections Intern, Summer 2024 (Gold Rising)

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Los Angeles

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  • Candidate must be a current undergraduate or graduate student in good academic standing with a minimum GPA of 2.8. They should have knowledge and interest in international film history, along with advanced communication skills. Experience or interest in cataloging, data entry, and file management is required, as well as familiarity with spreadsheet software and the ability to learn new software. Strong problem-solving, multitasking, and project management skills are necessary.
  • The Collections Intern will work closely with the Sr. Archivist to inventory and process collections, create catalog records, write summaries and profiles, gather data, and organize metadata for archival collections at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Summer Internship

Creative Arts & Fashion, Business, Operations & Strategy‚ÄĘLos Angeles

Description

  • The Academy Oral History Projects Department invites undergraduate, graduate, and community college film students with a strong interest in moving image archive studies or library science students with a focus on audiovisual archives to apply with a large preservation and access initiative focused on oral history interviews with notable filmmakers. The internship will focus on preparing audiovisual interviews that have been deposited at the Academy Film Archive for future access by scholars, researchers, curators, and the general public.
  • The intern will focus on: collections research and processing; data entry and inventorying; and generating reports regarding the content and scope of archival collections. The intern will also conduct research focused on the lives and careers of the filmmakers documented in the collections and provide input on development of an Oral History Digital Archive project.
  • This is a limited term internship position beginning in June 2024 through August 2024.

Requirements

  • Community college, trade school, and university undergraduate or graduate students from the class of 2023 or 2024 in good academic standing
  • Minimum of 2.8 GPA
  • Knowledge of and interest in international film history
  • Data entry and file management
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills
  • Interest in and/or experience with cataloging and data entry
  • Familiarity with spreadsheets including Excel and Google Docs
  • Ability to learn new software
  • Problem solving, multitasking and project management skills

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Creative Arts & Fashion
Business, Operations & Strategy

Responsibilities

  • Assist the Sr. Archivist with inventorying and processing collections
  • Assist the Sr. Archivist with the creation of catalog records for the public website
  • Write interview summaries, abstracts and bios, and collection profiles
  • Gather data and reporting statistics about archival collections and content
  • Organize interview metadata in our Airtable database

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Los Angeles