The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum is interested in hiring an intern to provide reference assistance in the Library’s reading room. The intern will assist professional reference staff in responding to research requests and support other aspects of reference work including preservation, database management, digitization, updating reference tools (print and online), as well as paging, re-filing, and photocopying of archival collections. A minimum commitment of two days a week is required. A minimum commitment of one year is also preferred.
Applications will be accepted through July 20, 2012. To apply, please send an email with a current resume and a cover letter (as Microsoft Word or pdf attachments) to: Kennedy.Library@NARA.gov. Please include the posting number in the subject line of your email. Resumes and cover letters can also be mailed to Research Room, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum, Columbia Point, Boston, MA 02125. Cover letters should also reference the posting number.
The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is dedicated to the memory of our nation’s thirty-fifth president and to all those who through the art of politics seek a new and better world.
The institution collects materials that relate to the life and times of John F. Kennedy, the 35th U.S. President. This includes the collections (textual documents, audiovisual items, and museum artifacts) of John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Kennedy, as well as over 600 other collections including Kennedy family members, authors, politicians, and individuals and organizations who worked for, with, or because of John F. Kennedy. The John F. Kennedy Library also houses the Ernest Hemingway Collection and John F. Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Programs.