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Internship

Summer 2024 - Archives Intern

🚀 Summer Internship

Boston

AI generated summary

  • Candidates must be current students or recent graduates in archives management or public history, possess knowledge of archival principles, be organized and detail-oriented, and have experience with audiovisual materials is a plus.
  • The Archives Intern at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston will be responsible for organizing and preserving textual and audiovisual materials, conducting inventories, cataloging and scanning documents and photographs, and assisting with other assigned tasks.

Summer Internship

Creative Arts & Fashion, Business, Operations & StrategyBoston

Description

  • The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston seeks qualified applicants for an internship under supervision of the Archivist. The Archives at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston identifies, collects, and preserves material that document the institutional history and achievements of the Bank since its founding in 1914, and assures that these materials are made available to Bank staff and researchers in accordance with established Bank policies.
  • Archival materials date from the 1860s to the present day and consist of print and digital materials, photographs, audiovisual items, and artifacts. The collections document the Bank’s history including, but not limited to, significant policy changes, programs, initiatives, culture, and social groups.

Requirements

  • Candidates should be a current student or recent graduate, preferably in an archives management or public history program.
  • Working knowledge of the basic principles of arrangement, description, and preservation is required, as well as someone who is organized and attentive to detail.
  • Experience with audiovisual materials is desired but not essential.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Creative Arts & Fashion
Business, Operations & Strategy

Responsibilities

  • Duties will include but are not limited to, the following:
  • Arrangement, preservation, and description of textual and audiovisual materials
  • Conducting inventories on items/collection
  • Cataloging and scanning documents and photographs
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Details

Work type

Part time

Work mode

office

Location

Boston