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 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
Intern will work on real world archival projects which will provide valuable experience putting the theory of the classroom into practice.
Ideal for a library science graduate student who is focusing on archives and/or special collections. May be suitable for undergraduate history majors.
10 – 15 hours per week, to be completed Monday – Friday between 9:00am – 5:00pm.
Qualified candidates should email a cover letter, resume, transcript (student copy is acceptable), and completed internship application to email@example.com Please include the Assignment Number (OCE-F21-6) in the subject line of your email to reference this assignment.