STUDENT TECHNICAL ASST
|Date Opened||1/11/2017 11:59:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||3/31/2017 5:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$9.55 - $12.07/hour|
|HR Analyst||Joyce Carter|
The Maryland State Archives in Annapolis is dedicated to preserving Maryland’s records and history.
The Archives’ Summer Internship Program provides opportunities for students interested in archival and library science, history, museum studies, and document conservation to gain valuable experience in the field.
LOCATION OF POSITION
350 Rowe Blvd., Annapolis MD
Main Purpose of Job
Student Interns will engage in a variety of activities related to the management, preservation, use and circulation of archival collections. Individual intern assignments will vary, but duties may include:
Assisting in the operations of the public search room;
Processing and cataloging records and collection items;
Handling, identifying, and inventorying records and collection items;
Conducting in-depth research on various topics in Maryland history;
Conserving and rehousing documents, library books and other collection items.
Interns are expected to work 35 hours per week, starting on May 31 through August 8.
Job duties vary by project, but will include:
Cleaning and mending of documents and books
Identifying, inventorying and properly housing records and collection items
Retrieving records for patrons
Responding to written reference inquires
Conducting biographical and thematic research on topics in Maryland history
Assist with the Archives’ social media outreach
Complete required program reports and evaluations.
In order to be considered for an internship, you must: Be a current student or recent graduate (within the last year) of undergraduate studies or graduate studies
Be a current resident of the state of Maryland or an enrolled student in a Maryland school.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
The ideal candidate will be:
Detail-oriented with a focus on accuracy
Team oriented with good communication and customer service skills
Able to work independently
Willing to seek help when needed
Experienced working with archival collections
Able to carefully lift a 40lb box
Online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If the online application process is not available, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire (by the closing date) to:
Department of Budget and Management
Recruitment and Examination Division
301 W. Preston Street,
Baltimore, MD 21201
Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please call 410-767-4850.
We will not consider information submitted after this date.
Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the application.
We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.
Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.
TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.