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Fall Paid Digital Projects Internship, Phillips Library-Peabody Essex Museum, (Rowley, MA)

Join the Phillips Library, PEM’s research library, as a digital projects intern for Fall 2023! Our digitization program exponentially increases free, worldwide access to our collections and demonstrates that the library is a vital and engaged part of the museum and its communities. The project will include digitization for our online collections portal, including the imaging and post-processing of collections. The incumbent will also prepare materials for digitization to be completed by our external partners. They will conduct research into the provenance and copyright of our collections and create metadata using Dublin Core and local rules.

In addition to time spent on the main project, the intern will have dedicated time to shadow other library units and staff. We will provide a broad view of the entire library operation and encourage interns to participate in meetings, small projects, outings, and other opportunities as they arise.

Please note that this position is in Rowley, MA, and reliable transportation is required. This position runs from September 14 through December 15, 2023 at 15 hours per week, and includes a stipend of $1,500.

For additional details or to begin your application, please visit our website.