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OCE-F21-6

OCE-F21-6
Program Office/Description: 

The New York State Library’s Manuscripts and Special Collections unit acquires, preserves, and provides access to manuscripts and personal papers, rare books, and other special collections (including prints, posters and broadsides, and musical scores).

The Assignment (Description of Job): 

The intern may assist with any or all of the following: answering email reference questions, processing new collections, rehousing and/or relocating existing collections, creating and/or editing finding aids, special research and projects as assigned.

Pay Rate Dependent on Candidate: Undergraduate Intern $12.50, Graduate Intern $15

Assignment Type: 
On-Site
Professional Development Plan : 

Intern will work on real world archival projects which will provide valuable experience putting the theory of the classroom into practice.

Desired Skills, Abilities, & Educational Background: 

Ideal for a library science graduate student who is focusing on archives and/or special collections. May be suitable for undergraduate history majors.

Schedule/Hours: 

10 – 15 hours per week, to be completed Monday – Friday between 9:00am – 5:00pm.

Application Instructions: 

Qualified candidates should email a cover letter, resume, transcript (student copy is acceptable), and completed internship application to internships@nysed.gov   Please include the Assignment Number (OCE-F21-6) in the subject line of your email to reference this assignment.

Location: 
Albany
Internship Program: 
SUNY/SED Internship
Program Area: 
Office of Cultural Education
Program Office: 
New York State Library, Manuscripts and Special Collections
Supervisor: 

Matthew Laudicina

Number of Interns Requested: 
1
Degree Level: 
Bachelor
Master
Semester: 
Fall 2021
Pay Rate: 
Varied