No date is given, but the color photograph and the appearance of Danny Kaye point to a later period in his life. Doug McKenzie Photographer. Kaye/Fine Collection, Music Division. Library of Congress.

Graduate Intern in Digital Preservation

Position

Graduate Intern in Digital Preservation (internship-paid)

Location

Los Angeles, CA United States

Application Date

November 01, 2022

Job Link

https://www.getty.edu/projects/graduate-internships/

Job Contact

tsoleau@getty.edu

The intern in Collection & Content Management Systems (Getty Digital) will gain intensive experience preserving Getty’s unique collections and assets in digital format, which include archives of artists, galleries and art historians and audio/video artworks and documentation as well as websites, institutional born-digital records, and research data. The intern’s primary responsibilities will include troubleshooting and testing workflows for ingesting content of all types into a managed system, and developing creative ways to archive complex web experiences, with other projects assigned according to the intern’s particular skills and interests. Specific tasks may include developing preservation plans for file characterization, migration and normalization, performing quality assurance on web archives and troubleshooting technical issues that arise, assessing technical metadata for digital assets, and participating in the drafting of policies and procedures related to digital preservation.

This is a hybrid internship with 3 days working on-site at the Getty Center in Los Angeles and 2 days remotely.

SALARY: $47,500 for twelve months, plus $1,500 towards relocation. Support for research travel is available for up to $2,500.