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Archivist Position @ University of Pennsylvania Archives

A new job position for an experienced archivist:

Volunteer/Internship Positions @ the Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Want some experience behind the scenes?

For information about volunteer/internship positions at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania visit


Archivist Position Available at Philadelphia City Archives

An Archivist I position is open for the Philadelphia Department of Records, City Archives. To view the job description and application process visit: The application process is time sensitive. All applications are due December 11, 2015. If you have any questions about the application process contact the Office of Human Resources at 215-686-0880 or email

The City Archives is the repository of the City’s official municipal records from the 1690s to the present. The Archives has 23,000 cubic feet of records, including photographs, maps, administrative and court records, and has the earliest and longest continuous run of birth and death records of any political subdivision of the Commonwealth.

Great Opportunity

On December 2, NCPH will begin advertising volunteer positions for the 2016 Annual Meeting, which will be held March 16-19 in Baltimore, Maryland.  This year we’re are asking for student volunteers and volunteer photographers (who do not need to be students).We are giving you an advance notice of this opportunity because we appreciate your support of NCPH as a Patron or Partner—thank you! 

The deadline for volunteer applications is January 13, 2016.  Please fill out the volunteer application attached and email it to Nick Johnson, the volunteer coordinator, at as soon as possible to secure a time slot that works for your schedule. Volunteer shifts are four hours long. Please note that you will be unable to attend any conference activities during your volunteer shift (including sessions, working groups, workshops, and field trips/tours), so we suggest you take a look at the Conference Program and plan accordingly when indicating your shift preferences. 

Please see me (Janet Golden) or Dr. Mires for the volunteer form.



Our Next Lees Seminar is December 4

Our next Lees Seminar is December 4, 4-6 pm in the first floor seminar room 429 Cooper Street. 

Our presenter will be ELEANOR HUBBARD, Assistant Professor of History at Princeton University. Professor Hubbard’s presentation is entitled “English Sailors in the World: Cultural Contact, Performance, and Identity in the Early Seventeenth Century.” Our commentator will be Professor Naomi Taback from Temple University.

The Lees Seminar was endowed by Andrew Lees, Distinguished Professor of History, to promote research endeavors Seminars open with a brief comment followed by discussion, and conclude with light refreshments.

Advance reading of the pre-circulated paper is required of all attendees. In order to receive the paper, please RSVP to Professor Nick Kapur ( by Friday, November 27.