$830 stipend every other week
85 Broad St.
The Modern Language Association (MLA) seeks a bibliographical and archive intern for summer 2018 to assist with research, testing, and administrative tasks relating to the historical archives of the MLA and to the MLA International Bibliography, the database of world languages and literatures.
Reporting principally to the MLA’s director of bibliographical information services, the bibliographical and archive intern will search for and update information on publishers and journals, analyze and update MLA bibliographical data, and assist with usability and error testing on various library platforms. The intern will digitize archival materials and assist with metadata creation, including the construction of subject and agent records following the Library of Congress Classification System. The bibliographical and archive intern will also perform related work as needed, as well as participate in conversations about indexing, archiving, and metadata management.
Candidates should possess strong organizational, writing, and research skills and be comfortable working with Microsoft Office. Particular attention will be paid to candidates with a demonstrated interest in languages, literature, the humanities, or library information studies.
The bibliographical and archive intern will receive a $830 stipend every other week and unlimited-ride MetroCards for the ten-week internship.
How To Apply
To apply, please send a résumé and cover letter by 30 March.