Rockhurst High School Archives is taking applications for 2 unpaid summer internships. The Archive Interns will work closely with the School Archivist on some of the following projects: processing & cataloguing the collection, collection care & conservation, subject file creation, and school newspaper digitization project. In addition, the Archives Intern will assist with research and development of two digital exhibits being planned for the schools new Learning Commons & Sports Hall of Fame.
About: The Rockhurst High School Archives documents the history of Rockhurst from the time of its founding in 1910 to the present. The Archives collections encompass a wide array of media and subject matter. Paper-based collections include publications, curricula, class lists, office records, oral histories, scrapbooks, event programs and photographs. Videotapes, audiotapes, slides, photographs and a variety of three-dimensional artifacts also provide documentation on the history of Rockhurst High School.
Length: 40 hours from June 5th-August 4th. Beginning & ending dates are flexible and the internship may extend into the fall semester if desired.
Position Requirements:Applicant must have experience working in an archive or museum with historical collections and must be enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate history program. Please e-mail your resume to Tim Reidy at email@example.com. The deadline for applications is May 15th. This is an unpaid internship position.