Student Digital Collections Center Intern

18 Sep 2019 8:30 AM | Georgen Charnes (Administrator)

Florida International University Libraries' Digital Collections Center (DCC) invites applications for a dynamic and challenging undergraduate internship position. The mission of the DCC is to build online collections of enduring value for the university and broader user community by identifying, digitizing, and preserving information resources of scholarly, educational, and civic interest. The Center's digital collections focus on local and regional content of historical, scientific, cultural, and educational importance. This includes materials such as unique and rare books; photographs; maps; oral histories; FIU scholarly and creative works; scientific reports, and ephemera.

Fieldwork Goals will include:

1. Acquiring hands-on experience in digital collections workflows, standards, and technologies.
2. Applying training to scanning; the creation and quality assurance of metadata; use of digital library system software for online dissemination; and digital preservation of born digital and digitized materials.

Interns will work closely with Digital Collections Center Librarians on current departmental projects to digitize and preserve content. Projects may also require research and project documentation.

$12 an hour

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