SLIS Jobline Your Source for Professional, Pre-Professional, and Internship Positions

Archivist Intern, AAMC’s (Association of American Medical Colleges),Washington, D.C

To Apply:

apply using the visit link:–Intern-_10008443

This is a full-time onsite archival internship. Work duties include acquiring recent records, integrating backlog, and updating the finding aids for two collections. An opportunity to add some items to our digital asset management system (CONTENTdm) based on time allowance.

The AAMC Reference Center and Mary H. Littlemeyer Archives is a service to AAMC staff and members of the public.  Reference Center staff provide reference, research, and access to current and historical collections in order to assist in leading the academic medicine community to improve the health of all.   Our Archives collection ensures documentation of the Association: its origin, development, policies, and activities.

Development Opportunities:

The Intern will learn and use basic archival skills to acquire, appraise, arrange, and describe records. These basic skills are critical to any future archival job. If time allows, the Intern will have an opportunity to add some items to our digital asset management system (CONTENTdm) and learn about digital asset management systems. The Intern will also learn how a small special library and archives works. The Intern will be supervised by a certified archivist.


The Intern will work to acquire, integrate, and process papers related to the 
Health Care Affairs cluster and the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion cluster, leading to the updating and posting of two finding aids. If time allows, the Intern will also work to update the AAMCNews collection and the COVID-19 collection in our digital asset management system.


Attention to detail and good verbal and written skills are required. We are seeking a student enrolled in a library science/archives or history graduate program. Some archival coursework or experience is preferred. This position requires onsite presence in AAMC’s office in downtown Washington, D.C. 

Remote Work EligibilityThis position may be eligible for remote work.

Compensation Grade Range and Mid-Point Grade Range:$18.00 – $26.00/ Grade Mid-Point:$22.00

The above annual compensation range and mid-point are general guidelines. For candidates who meet the criteria, the AAMC’s compensation philosophy is to target the midpoint of the salary range. Multiple factors are taken into consideration to arrive at the final hourly rate/annual salary to be offered to the selected candidate. Factors include, but are not limited to, the scope and responsibilities of the role, the selected candidate’s work experience, education and training, as well as internal equity, market, and business considerations.

If a bachelor’s degree is required, related work experience may be substituted in some positions.  One year of college course work at an accredited institution is equivalent to one year of related work experience.

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative​​ Action Employer.  The AAMC is committed to the policy of an equal employment opportunity in recruitment, hiring, career advancement, and all other personnel practices. The AAMC will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, past or current military service, or any other legally protected characteristic.

Please attach a resume as part of the application process. It is important that files DO NOT include periods ( . ) within the file name.

BROWSER REQUIREMENTS: Applications must be submitted using Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, or Microsoft Edge.