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Jobs

1. Library Monographs Intern - Under the supervision of the Head of Library Services, the intern may perform these tasks: catalog books and serials, perform minor preservation repair, manage a database of gifts and accessions, participate in collection development projects, and staff the reference and information desk as needed. Job posting

2. Clements Metadata Intern - Under the supervision of the Digital Archivist, the intern will be responsible for metadata creation, normalization, and crosswalking for both existing Briscoe Center digital assets and digital assets that will be created in the course of the Clements project. The intern will also be responsible for assisting the Digital Archivist in the ongoing creation and maintenance of project documentation. This position may also be responsible for creating tutorials, contributing to content development for metadata staff in-service, and investigating potential reuses for our existing metadata. Job posting

3. Energy and Natural Resources Intern - Under the supervision of the archivist for the ExxonMobil Historical Collection, the intern will assist with the arrangement and description of the Energy and Natural Resources collections and other tasks as assigned. The intern will primarily assist with the arrangement and description of photographs from the ExxonMobil Historical Collection, but may also have the opportunity to work with records, artifacts, and multimedia materials, and to provide assistance to patrons at the Center’s reference desk. Job posting

4. News History Intern - Under the supervision of the News History Project Research Associate, the Rather Metadata Intern will be responsible for helping the project manager in the creation of texts for the website. This will require reading and synthesizing a vast array of material (primary sources, newspapers articles, oral histories etc.) and writing instructive texts for a broad audience. Other tasks include the metadata creation and normalization for both existing Rather digital assets and digital assets that will be created in the course of the News Media History project. The intern will also be responsible for assisting in the ongoing creation and maintenance of the News Media project documentation. The intern will bring excellent independent research skills and experience in the selecting and digitizing of materials. The intern will also be responsible for creating fully searchable text from digitized manuscript material using optical character recognition software.   Job Posting