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Mon Jun 04, 2018 08:30 AM - Fri Aug 31, 2018 03:30 AM


Barack Obama Presidential Library2500 W. Golf RoadHoffman Estates, IL 60169


The Textual Archives Intern will assist archival staff with a variety of collections work, including cataloging, inventorying, describing, and completing special projects as assigned. Duties may include, but are not limited to, cataloging, photography, and metadata collection. The Textual Archives Intern will work with archival staff on projects related to archives processing.

Current undergraduate or graduate students in the fields of archival studies, library sciences, public history, history, or related disciplines are encouraged to apply.

For information on how to apply, please see:

Note: This internship position is unpaid.


  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Library Sciences
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Microsoft Office Suite

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 260 hours over an 8-10 week period
  • Must be a US citizen, a legal resident alien, or a holder of a type A1 or A2 diplomatic visa.

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