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Internship Opportunity for Summer/Fall 2013 with the Seamen’s Church Institute Archives

sciInternship opportunity for Summer/Fall 2013 with the Seamen’s Church Institute archives. All work done on site at Queens College Rosenthal Library, Department of Special Collections and Archives. Potential projects include:

  • Web archiving with the Internet Archive’s “Archive-It” service;
  • Contributing to SCI’s Digital Archives site;
  • Contributing to archives blog and social media projects;
  • Processing of paper records and completion of finding aid(s);
  • Providing reference assistance to researchers.

Contact: johnathan.thayer@qc.cuny.edu or 718 997 3650.

Paid Part-time Archival Intern – Waldorf Astoria Archive

waldorfThe Waldorf Astoria Archive seeks paid part-time archival intern

The Waldorf Astoria Archive collects and preserves materials that document the rich history of this world-famous hotel. The Archive seeks a part-time intern to manage both physical and digital collections to support The Waldorf Astoria brand – we anticipate 18-20 hours per week at a $12/hour rate of pay, with the work schedule being flexible within standard business hours.


  • Preserving The Waldorf=Astoria’s history through the appraisal, processing, and digitization of organizational records, photographs, and various artifacts.
  • Developing physical and digital collections through donations from corporate clients, guests, and staff.
  • Implementing original online exhibitions, highlighting aspects of the collection, using the Archive’s Omeka-powered website www.waldorfarchive.org.
  • Providing archival content to corporate communications, public relations, and sales & marketing departments to assist in the hotel’s marketing strategies.
  • Responding to a moderate volume of internal and external research requests.


  • Enrollment in or recent completion of an advanced degree program in Archives or Library and Information Science.
  • Knowledge of archival theory, methodology, and best practices.
  • Demonstrated ability employing metadata standards, particularly Dublin Core.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently and be self-motivated.
  • Some experience/comfort working with content management systems, with experience in web design and PHP a plus.
  • Familiarity with Adobe Photoshop and Omeka.
  • An interest in and knowledge of New York City history a plus.

The candidates should contact Matt Zolbe with their interest, experience and résumés at matt.zolbe@waldorfastoria.com.