Open until filled.
SCOPE OF DUTIES:
This position in Mackinaw City is based at the Keith R. Widder Library. The intern will be responsible for processing books, scanning photographs, and other general archival and collections work. Duties may include organization and cataloging of archival collections material, assisting researchers and maintaining a vertical research file. Other duties as assigned. Based on the individual’s interests and skills, intern will also have opportunities to participate in work with artifacts, exhibits and education.
The position requires the applicant to currently be enrolled in a library science, museum studies, history or related program. It is also open to graduates of these programs.
If an applicant needs to complete an internship to meet credit requirements, MSHP is willing to fill this position for that purpose.
1. Must be 18 years or older as of first date of employment
The workstation for this position will be the Keith R. Widder Library in Mackinaw City. This position may be required to work at other MSHP sites on Mackinac Island and in Mackinaw City as park needs dictate. The work schedule may vary according to park needs and may include occasional weekend and evening work. Generally, this is a 32-hour per week position, working 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday through Thursday.
LENGTH OF POSITION:
The start and end dates are flexible with the earliest start date being October 14th. The internship can extend to the last full week of April. The individual must indicate on their application their dates of availability.
This is an unpaid position, but MSHP will offer FREE HOUSING to the selected candidate in return for 32 hours per week for internship duties. Housing is dormitory-style with kitchen and laundry facilities available.
The Archives Assistant duties will require the individual to bend, twist and potentially carry and lift up to 35 pounds. This position also requires the individual to walk over uneven terrain and may require the individual to sit or stand for long periods of time.
This position does not supervise any other positions. The Intern is supervised by the Registrar.
Applications must be received by Friday August 30, 2019 or until position is filled.
Questions about this internship can be sent to Brian Jaeschke, Registrar at JaeschkeB@Michigan.gov or call 231–436-4100.
Posted on the MMA website 9/4/2019.