Internship - Office of the Archives

Diocese of Raleigh
Employment Type
Raleigh, NC
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Job Description:  The Catholic Diocese of Raleigh seeks a temporary part-time intern to work under the supervision of the diocesan archivist.  The intern and archivist will design a project to support the intern's educational goals as well as the archivist by performing such functions as digitization, processing records, and preparing metadata. The intern should be a current graduate student in archival or library science, public history, or a related discipline.  Remote work is possible.  Compensation is $15/hour.  There will be no travel.  Hours per week and length of internship is negotiable. 

Responsibilities:  Depending on the project, possible responsibilities might include:

  • digitizing analog records to professional standards;
  • processing analog records collections;
  • preparing metadata according to local standards;
  • creating finding aids; and
  • preparing presentation, workshop, or exhibit content and materials.

Requirements:  The ideal intern must be currently enrolled in a graduate program indicating an interest in archiving.  Additionally, the intern should have:

  • strong organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • excellent oral and written communication skills
  • excellent time management skills and the ability to work independently;
  • an interest in religious archiving or learning about and respecting the Catholic Church; 
  • proficiency in Microsoft Office applications;
  • some familiarity with archival software programs, such as ArchiveSpace; 
  • current residency in North Carolina; and
  • ability to lift 40 pounds, tolerate dust and mold.