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Film and Video Processing Intern


Film and Video Processing Intern (internship-paid)


Wilmington, Delaware United States

Application Date

April 15, 2023

Job Link

Job Contact

Application reviews will begin in late March. The position will remain open until filled.

Hagley Museum and Library
Curatorial and Digital Initiatives Department
Film & Video Processing Project
2023 Summer Internship

The Project
The Archives Department at the Hagley Library is seeking an intern to assist with processing our film and video collections. The intern will be under the supervision of Hagley Library’s Chief Curator and Audiovisual Digitization Archivist

Duties will include:
●    Assist with the appraisal of a large 16mm film collection
●    Describe, digitize, and create metadata for film and video
●    Author EAD and DACS-compliant findings aid(s) using ArchivesSpace
●    Compile digitized film and audio files using video editing software
●    Learn basic archival theory and processing procedures for Audiovisual material

The intern should, at a minimum, have an understanding of special collections and/or archives. Experience or training in archival processing is preferred. Specific requirements include:
•    Attention to detail and the ability to follow instructions.
•    Interest in working in the library or archival field.
•    Part of the internship responsibilities (approximately 20% of the time) requires moving and lifting heavy boxes while standing for extended periods.
Summer internships at Hagley typically entail 280 hours of service, with start and end dates set by mutual agreement. The rate is $18 per hour. Applications will be reviewed from March 15, 2023, until filled. Hagley Museum and Library is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

For More Information
Kevin Martin
Chief Curator of Library Collections, Andrew W. Mellon Curator of Audiovisual and Digital Collections or 302-658-2400, ext. 276

To Apply
Send resume and cover letter describing interest, qualifications, and three references to:
Erik P. Rau
Director, Library Services
Hagley Museum and Library
P.O. Box 3630
Wilmington, DE 19807 or 02-658-2400, ext. 344