Temporary Assistant, Archives

Santa Monica, CA
Temporary
Requisition ID: 171179BR

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Graduate Internship, Los Angeles:

The HBO Archives offers 10-week paid internships throughout the year for currently enrolled Graduate students in the final year of an ALA-accredited Library Science or Archive Program.


The ideal intern candidate is hardworking with a positive attitude, interested in a studio archive profession, detail-oriented, able to work independently or as part of a team, and has previous internship or professional experience.
For more information, please contact Charlotte Thai (charlotte.thai@hbo.com). When the HBO Archives is ready to receive applications for the internship it will be posted to the HBO Careers website (https://hbocareers.com/) under the job title - Archives Assistant (Temporary). The next internship starts in Fall 2019.

Application deadline for Fall 2019 internship: August 12, 2019

Intern duties vary but can include:

  • Evaluate a collection of born-digital assets and create a preservation plan

  • Participate in department meetings, shadow manager, attend executive level meetings

  • Contribute to creation of cataloging workflow for moving image media

  • Inventory, process, and catalog a collection of costumes, props, and/or art


Recommended experience and/or coursework (depending on project):

  • Experience using asset management systems or other structured databases

  • Experience handling media or archival collections

  • Demonstrated interest in working for a studio or corporate archive

  • Experience using Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel



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