Visual Archives Intern


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


130 West Paces Ferry Rd. NWAtlanta, GA 30305


General Description

This position is intended to assist the Visual Archivist with a variety of tasks depending on projects and inventory needs. This position will expose the intern to all aspects of operations involving the Archives Department: research and processing skills, hands on experience with historical material, preservation, etc.

Key Responsibilities

  • General support to the Manuscript Archivist and Archives Department
  • Conduct research and create a Finding Aid using Archivists’ Tool Kit
  • Process visual collections in the archives, help organize, select, and catalog visual materials
  • Inventory, create database records, create basic finding aids for small photograph collections
  • Update the video and film inventories

Desired Skills and Competencies

  • History or American studies students preferred
  • Strong research abilities, written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Flexible and comfortable working in a fast paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills: to communicate affectively and to work independently
  • Able to work and complete tasks under a deadline
  • Sensitivity to cultural and artistic diversity

TO APPLY: Interested applicants may submit their resume and cover letter to Volunteer Services at . No phone calls please. This is a non-paid internship.


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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • any semester, 8 weeks or more

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