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Digital Operations Production Assistant (Early Shift) – Comedy Central Programming and Multi-Platform Strategy

comedy centralJOB DESCRIPTION:

The Digital Operations Production Assistant for Comedy Central Programming and Multi-Platform Strategy will work the Graveyard Shift, from 3AM to 10AM, Monday through Thursday (candidate must be prepared to stay later as necessary.) The schedule shadows the production schedule of The Daily Show and The Colbert Report. When those shows are not on the air, the Content Operations Assistant is off as well.

The Digital Operations Production Assistant provides nightly Quality Assurance (QA) testing for all run of site media (i.e. display media, video, rich media, etc.) as well as custom sponsorship executions on and related vertical properties.

This role also supports and assists the Content & Programming Department with nightly production tasks required for the upkeep and maintenance of the and websites each night after new episodes have aired.


● Assist the Operations Team and external departments (i.e. Sales, Traffic, AdOps) with testing new executions of existing products for approval and launch on specified locations. (i.e. Standard Video Walls, Video Player Pushdowns, OPAs, Point of Entry Interstitials and Skyscrapers) when necessary.

● Assist the Digital Operations Managers with regression testing on all active campaigns to confirm all required elements of an active campaign are present and functional. This includes making sure there are no broken images, broken links, etc.

● Conduct nightly QA rounds throughout and related vertical properties to ensure there are no “bad ads” in rotation and report all bad ads to Traffic/Sales.

● Conduct nightly QA rounds throughout and related vertical properties to ensure there are no competitive ads running on the same page (i.e. there shouldn’t be a Verizon ad and an AT&T ad on the same page)

● Conduct nightly QA rounds throughout and related vertical properties to ensure ads are not breaking the site functionality (i.e. floating navigation should not be covered by an ad)

● Conduct nightly QA rounds throughout and related vertical properties on mobile and tablet devices

● Conduct nightly QA rounds throughout and to ensure daily video clips and full episodes are playing correctly, with appropriate closed captioning, metadata and tags

● Assist with research efforts of various online and print trade publications to gather information on approaches and creative trends used to integrate sponsorship elements.

● On occasion, act as back up for C&P nightly production assistant on the and websites by performing the following tasks:
– Production of web pages and web content
– Update content nightly after new episodes have aired
– Create/update data records, content items and promotional touts in our content management system
– Publish necessary assets, including video, images and data content records to update sites


● Dependability and commitment to schedule is an absolute must
● Professional website production experience required
● Outstanding and careful attention to detail
● Strong organizational skills
● Able to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously
● Excellent written and verbal communication skills
● Capable at problem solving
● Great time management skills
● Ability to take initiative and work independently
● Experience managing online projects
● Experience producing graphics for the web
● Working knowledge of HTML, XML, Flash, other web technologies and content management systems


● Knowledge of entertainment industry
● Knowledge of Photoshop, ImageReady, additional database development and web production skills, a plus
● Knowledge of video and audio encoding programs such as Final Cut Pro, a plus
● Knowledge of Microsoft Project and Visio, a plus
● Previous experience managing ad sales / sponsorship driven projects, a plus

About Our Company: Available on-air, online and on-the-go, COMEDY CENTRAL ( is the #1 brand in comedy and is owned by, and is a registered trademark of, Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned unit of Viacom Inc.

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Internship – Digital Asset Management – Metropolitan Museum of Art

met1The Digital Asset Management Group/Department of Digital Media of the Metropolitan Museum of Art is looking for current college seniors and graduate students who are interested in applying for an unpaid internship during the summer 2013 semester.  Under the supervision of professional staff, interns will gain first-hand experience by participating in regular departmental activities that range from research and special projects to cataloguing digital content related to the museum.

The Digital Asset Management Group of the Department of Digital Media is responsible for the oversight and management of all digital assets in the Museum’s digital asset management system, establishing metadata requirements for cataloguing of relevant digital assets within the DAM, streamlining the deployment of digital assets from the DAM to the CMS, overseeing the application customization and integration with other systems.

We are a very busy department and can offer a variety of work for anyone intrigued by an alternative library experience.

The summer Internship will be from June-August. Standard internship requirements would be a minimum of at least two full days (14 hours) per week during business hours. The department is only open Monday-Friday, 9:00-5:00 and closed on the weekends.

Interns will be eligible for employee discounts at the Museum’s public restaurant, Membership Dining Room, the Museum’s retail stores, and free admission to all other New York City museums.

If interested in applying, the deadline is April 29, 2013. All materials should be compiled by the applicant, emailed together and include the following:
•       Resume and Cover Letter
•       Proposed begin and end dates of internship
•       Availability for an in-person interview


Academic Librarian Internship/Volunteer Position – St. Joseph’s College

McEntegart Hall Library of St. Joseph’s College in Brooklyn is seeking a Library & Information Science graduate student for a semester-long internship/volunteer position at our institution.  Hours are flexible. Successful candidates will be nearing completion of their degree or recent graduates.

This internship is an opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience in a variety of areas pertaining to academic librarianship, particularly at a reference desk. Interns will familiarize themselves with the daily duties of an academic librarian, including digitization, cataloging, archives and acquisitions.

Potential interns, screened on an individual basis, should send a cover letter and résumé to Caitlin Bronner at

Please detail your career goals and academic highlights in your cover letter.  Your references should be available upon request.

Please not that this is an unpaid position.

Internships – New York City Transit Museum Archives

130 Livingston Street, 9th Floor, Box E, Brooklyn, New York 11201

The New York City Transit Museum Archives seeks three unpaid archive interns for the 2013 Winter Semester.

The New York Transit Museum Archives is the official repository for New York City Transit Authority administrative records of enduring historical value; historical documents are also acquired from outside sources. The New York Transit Museum Archives collects historical documents and works of art on paper relating to New York City mass transit from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. These records and documents include photographs, moving image materials, maps, posters, engineering drawings, books and serial publications, reports, proposals, records of legal proceedings, correspondence, and other materials. The archives preserves and catalogs these materials and makes them available to researchers from the public, from the New York Transit Museum, and from within the NYCTA and other Metropolitan Transportation Authority agencies. The archives provide reference services by telephone and mail, conducts research, supports all Museum staff functions (exhibitions, programs, development, retail operations, outreach) and initiates publications that provide historical information to the public.

Primary job responsibilities

Assist in the processing of incoming collections of historical records including maps, posters, photographs and the inventory of library materials; catalog collection and series level records for incoming donations in the archives PastPerfect Collection Management database; create paper based collection descriptions and finding aids for record series’ in the archive; scan images for image management database.

Qualifications and experience

Students in archives management, library and information science, records management, museum studies, conservation/preservation administration, history, photography, urban studies, historic preservation, and engineering programs who have had coursework or experience in archives management, cataloging and classification, preservation administration, indexing and abstracting and/or historical research methods are encouraged to apply. A minimum commitment of one day a week is required.

To apply for this internship please mail, fax or email a cover letter and resume to:

Carey Stumm


New York Transit Museum

130 Livingston Street 10th Floor

Brooklyn NY 11201

Fax. 718-694-1068

Library Cataloging Internships at Mohonk Preserve

Interns will gain valuable experience cataloging a library established in the 19th century. The majority of the collection is from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Mohonk Preserve is one of America’s largest and most historic private, non-profit nature preserves.  For nearly 50 years the Mohonk Preserve has been protecting over 7,000 acres of the Northern Shawangunk Mountains in Ulster County, New York.  The Mohonk Preserve’s Daniel Smiley Research Center, located on the grounds of the Mohonk Mountain House holds over 7,000 volumes in its natural history special collections library.


  • Course work in original and copy cataloging required. Experience in original and copy cataloging preferred.
  • Proficiency using computers, internet, and MS Office Suite required.
    • Comfortable learning and using new technology.
    • Familiarity with Koha and PastPerfect cataloging software a plus.
    • Working both as a team and independently, the ability to take direction, and willingness to ask questions is important.
      • Strict adherence to collection management policies required.
      • Background checks will be required of top applicants.


  • Create bibliographic entries for natural history special collections library using Koha (web-based integrated library system) and PastPerfect (collection management software).
  • Assess materials for future conservation needs, and prioritize for digitization.

Duration: 4 weeks during winter break (mid-Dec. – mid-Jan., excluding holidays), 25 hours/week

Stipend: Unpaid. Free housing, and access to world renowned National Historic Landmark resort and nature preserve

Who may apply: Library/information science graduate students.  Interns who excel may be invited to return a second year.

How to apply: Send a copy of your resume, a cover letter which clearly states your reasons for pursuing this internship and what you hope to gain as part of your career goals, your transcript, and two letters of recommendation to:

Conservation Biologist/Collections Manager, Mohonk Preserve Daniel Smiley Research Center, 1000 Mountain Rest Rd., New Paltz, NY 12561

Deadline for application: Nov. 15, 2012  Mohonk Preserve, PO Box 715, New Paltz, NY 12561

Internships – American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC)

Internship Listings

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), a leading Jewish humanitarian assistance organization that has been engaged in rescue and relief activities for Jewish communities across the globe since 1914, is excited to offer internships within preservation, digitization, metadata and processing / arrangement projects for its text, photograph, film, video and oral history archival collections and indexing project.

The JDC Archives includes over 3 miles of text documents, 100,000 photographs, a research library of more than 6,000 books, 1,000 audio recordings including oral histories, and video recordings. The JDC Archives text collection database currently comprises of over 300,000 digitized pages that are open to the public.

All internships are unpaid. The expected schedule is 12-20 hours per week. Internship options are available in the NY office located in midtown Manhattan. To apply please send resumes to

We look forward to hearing from you!

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee seeks an intern to aid in the automation of its corporate library. JDC Archives holds 6,000 thousand books and periodicals related to 20th century Jewish history and culture worldwide. Our goal is to catalog and arrange the library materials in order to gain intellectual control and provide easier access to the materials for both internal staff and visiting researchers.

Responsibilities include:

  • Copy-cataloging, classification, and processing of books
  • Identifying books in need of repair and performing basic book repair
  • Assisting with development of corporate library lending policies and procedures


Prefer an upper-level undergraduate, graduate, or recently graduated student interested in a career in libraries, archives, and/or Jewish studies. The following strongly recommended: basic understanding of cataloging principals, MARC, and classification systems; subject knowledge and/or strong interest in Jewish history and literature.

Photograph Collection
The Photo Collection of the JDC Archives contains over 100,000 images. These photographs offer a rich historical overview of activities conducted by JDC for 10 decades in over 90 countries around the world. More than 52,000 photographs have already been digitally scanned.
The Archives is seeking an intern to assist us with the cataloguing and preservation of the photograph collection.

Responsibilities include:

  • Preparing original photographs for archival storage and scanning
  • Integrating new photographs into existing cataloguing system
  • Entering and copy-editing information into the archives database


A familiarity with Word, Excel and database procedures is recommended. Library or archival training is preferred. Ideal candidate will have an interest in photography or pictorial history.

Indexing Project

The JDC Names Index is an indispensable resource tool for genealogists, personal historians, and scholarly researchers alike. Over 500,000 names have been indexed from historic documents and client lists of those who received JDC aid, financial or otherwise. Currently indexed material includes lists of people helped from 1914 to 1974.
The JDC is seeking interns to assist in indexing important historic lists for publication in our database. This is perfect for those with an interest in Jewish or general history, genealogy, the non-profit sector, library science or archival work.

Responsibilities include:

  • Researching new documents to be indexed
  • Cataloguing names directly into database
  • Administering quality control

General computer skills and high attention to detail are required. An interest in history and genealogy are highly recommended.

Text Collections

The JDC Archives includes over 3 miles of text documents, spanning 1914 to the present, and chronicles JDC’s activities all over the world in astonishing detail. Because of JDC’s intense involvement in so many of the epic human struggles of the 20th century, the Archives have one of the most significant extant archival collections for the study not only of the Jewish people, but of the broader context of humanitarian assistance as well.

JDC is seeking an intern to process and arrange these valuable institutional records of the organization’s activities.

Responsibilities include:

  • Arranging and describing historic records of the organization
  • Conducting necessary research to effectively describe the content and condition of materials according to institutional standards
  • Updating inventories and finding aids for collections

Interest in archives and information science is recommended. Experience processing archival records preferred, but not necessary. Concurrent coursework in Archives, Library Science, Museum Studies, Political Science, or History recommended.

Audio-Visual Media Collections

Our global archives contain over 1,000 films and videos, which range from early silent films depicting JDC’s work in the former Soviet Union to more recent footage of its humanitarian work in countries such as Hungary, Ethiopia and Rwanda, as well as over 200 oral histories and eyewitness accounts that testify to JDC’s efforts to meet needs around the world at critical moments in Jewish and world history over the past century.
JDC’s audiovisual collections comprise one of the most comprehensive and significant records of modern Jewish history in the world. We eagerly look forward to working with an intern on projects to preserve, reformat, and provide access to these historic collections. Interns are encouraged to focus on a particular region of the world or particular era in their work.

Responsibilities include:

·         Conducting research into archival records, including film/video production files, to locate and identify original footage and to determine the relationship between films in storage and access copies held on-site at JDC
·         Developing preservation and collections management plans, including researching the feasibility of in-house transfers vs. using vendors
·         Contacting outside vendors for video and audio materials, determining costs, creating lists of necessary equipment, etc.
·         Assessing and possibly reformat oral histories held on audio cassettes;
·         Evaluating transcripts by listening and identifying excerpts from oral histories for potential use on the JDC Archives website
·         Identifying potential funding sources for additional preservation / reformatting processes, and research and writing necessary to show the historical significance and potential impact of reformatting specific collections

Interest in archives and information science is recommended. Experience processing archival audio-visual materials is preferred, but not necessary. Concurrent coursework in Archives, Library Science, Museum Studies, or History.
Digitization Project

The JDC Archives includes over 3 miles of text documents. The digitization project is grant-funded with a goal to digitize 1.8 million pages.

Responsibilities include:

  • Transforming text based files into spreadsheets to prepare for conversion into EAD-encoded XML
  • Formatting and publishing EAD encoded finding aids
  • Standardizing item-level creator metadata to align with local authority files
  • Folder-mapping, which involves indentifying start and end of folders within sets of digital images rendered from microfilm
  • Verifying that digital images received are in accordance with institutional standards


Knowledge of EAD, XSLT, XML, and familiarity with archival and digitization standards.

Special Project – Robert Wilson Archive – Paid Position

The Robert Wilson Archive is looking for someone to work on a special project. The ideal candidate would have a background in library science/archival studies and be able to commute daily to a storage facility located in the town of Bohemia, NY. The project involves re-boxing, shelving, and updating an inventory of about two-thirds of the Robert Wilson/Byrd Hoffman Watermill Foundation archive (approx. 500 linear feet) under the supervision of myself, the manager of the archive. Please let me know if you can think of any students who may be qualified and interested. It will be a paid position, contingent upon experience.

If interested, contact: