The Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C. has a current opening for a librarian to work on outreach and training at the Smithsonian Institution Libraries (SIL). The position will involve working with the librarians in all six of the libraries of the History and Culture Department. Applications will be accepted until May 24th. More information is available on USAJobs or on LibGigs.
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If you are looking for a museum internship this summer, you should definitely check out this paid internship in Anchorage, Alaska. The Atwood Resource Center at the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center is offering the annual William E. Davis internship, a 9 week, paid internship in library and archival work which will include processing and describing photograph collections and creating finding aids. Application are due by June 17th and more information can be found on the Museum’s website. On a personal note, I lived in Alaska for a year and, while I lived in a different part of the state, I would highly recommend taking the opportunity to spend the summer there!
Do you like cataloging and Art History? If so, Columbia University has a job you should check out. They are currently looking for a cataloger at their Media Center for Art History. This position sounds perfect for a cataloger with a background in art history and knowledge of foreign languages. More information is available on the Visual Resources Association website, or on Columbia’s website.
The GSLIS Jobs and Opportunities Blog has a new position listed today at the Museum of Printing in North Andover, Massachusetts. This Archives Internship will involve processing graphic arts ephemera from the Frey Collection. The full job description for this volunteer position is available on the blog or for more information on the Museum, check out their website.
Check out the Simmons Jobs and Opportunities Blog for an opening at the Boston Conservatory. The library is hiring a Public Services Librarian to oversee the circulation desk. This is the perfect position if you have a background in music. More information is available in the full job post or on the Boston Conservatory’s website.
If you are looking for a museum internship in New York City this summer, this opportunity is perfect for you. There are two positions available, one working with their Theater Collection and the other with their Manuscripts and Ephemera Collection. Each position will give the intern experience evaluating items for conservation and preservation, creating finding aids and processing items. There may also be opportunities to help with digitization and reference work. The positions are both full time. More information is available on the ArLiSNAP blog.
A couple week’s ago the blog had a post about the Kodak Fellowship in Film Preservation available through AMIA and now the GSLIS Jobs and Opportunities Blog is highlighting even more internships and scholarships from the Association. First up, is the Internship at the Image Permanence Institute (IPI). This internship is offered by IPI in cooperation with AMIA and offers interns a chance to spend 3 months at IPI in Rochester, NY learning about “the preservation of visual and other forms of recorded information.” The internship offers a stipend and reimbursement of travel expenses. More information is available on the GSLIS Jobs and Opportunities Blog or on AMIA’s website. Applications are due by May 1st.
In addition to this great opportunity, AMIA is also offering four scholarships each in the amount of $4,000: the Mary Pickford Scholarship, the Sony Pictures Scholarship, The Rick Chace Foundation Scholarship, and the Universal Studios Preservation Scholarship. More information is available on the GSLIS Jobs and Opportunities Blog and the application is available on the AMIA website. Applications are due by May 1st.
The University of Arizona is currently looking for an Assistant Librarian/Head of Research Services for the Center for Creative Photography. The individual selected for this position will serve as both a librarian and archivist for the Center. The position also involves managing the Research Study Room. For more information, see the full job post on ARLIS/NA’s JobNet.
The Boston Conservatory is hiring a Performance Librarian. The position will run for 44 weeks starting on August 1st of this year and will be responsible for a variety of functions related to the performance library. This position requires a Bachelors Degree in music but does not require a MLS. More information on the position is available on the Boston Conservatory website.
The Woody Guthrie Archives in Mt. Kisco, New York is hiring up to two summer interns for an unpaid 10 week internship. Projects will be based on the interns interests. This internship would be ideal for people interested in music archives and libraries, particularly for those who are interested in folk music. Additional information on the internship and the application process is available on the Woody Guthrie Archives Blog.