Historic Photograph Archivist- USFS Dixie Cedar City

Position Type: Internship

Open until: January 11th, 2018

Wage: $12.00/hour

Location: Cedar City, UT

Description:

THIS INTERNSHIP IS BASED AT Dixie National Forest, Supervisor’s Office, Cedar City, UT

The Dixie National Forest Heritage Program is hiring one Historic Photograph Archivist Intern. The Historic Photograph Archivist Intern will catalog, digitize, and archive historic photographs, negatives, slides, film, and documents for the Dixie National Forest Heritage Program. Preservation of these items is essential in preserving the history of southern Utah by keeping alive the memory of the individuals and events who came before us. The Archivist Intern will see history come to life as they catalog, digitize, and archive items from a range of visual mediums. The ideal individual for this position is detail oriented, dedicated, and able to work at a computer for long periods of time, and has an interest in history.

This position is located in Cedar City, UT at the Dixie National Forest Supervisor’s Office. The internship will begin early February 2018 and end the last week of April 2018. The intern will work 20 hours per week, hours are flexible and negotiable upon hiring. No travel or field work is required; this position involves office work only.

Housing will NOT be provided.

Qualifications:

  1. No previous experience in Archiving or History is required
  2. Able to operate a computer, scanner, external hard drive etc.
  3. Skilled in the use of Microsoft programs such as Excel and Word
  4. Excellent organization and file management skills
  5. Works well with others in a team environment
  6. Work in an office setting for extended periods of time
  7. Ability to work independently

 

Application Instructions:

  1. Go to iicinternships.com
  2. Click on the IIC Application on the right hand side. This will download a word document of the IIC Internship Application.
  3. Fill in the application (this can be done on your computer).
  4. Save application and email it to Maia London, at maiajlondon@fs.fed.us in the subject line put IIC INTERNSHIP APPLICATION You can also print your application and bring it to Miranda Gubler at the IIC offices.

Submit IIC application, resume, transcripts, and statement of interest. Applications must be received by January 11th, 2018

ALL IIC INTERNSHIPS MUST BE TIED TO THE EARNING OF AN ACADEMIC CREDIT SUCH AS: DEPARTMENTAL INTERNSHIP, EDGE PROJECT, PRACTICUM, ASSIGNMENT, COOPERATIVE EDUCATION, RESEARCH, ETC.

 

Contact Information: Maia London * maiajlondon@fs.fed.us * 435-865-3778

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