Job Opening

Cornell University Library’s Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation & Archives seeks qualified candidates for an 18-month, temporary professional position as Railroad Collections Project Archivist. The successful candidate will improve description of 65 archival collections documenting railroad history in the United States, coordinate digitization of roughly 1,600 photographs, and assist with outreach efforts related to the project.
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Internships at the Maryland Historical Society

The Maryland Historical Society offers competitive fall, spring and summer internships to current undergraduate and graduate students. The overarching goals of our internship opportunities are to enhance the students’ educational experiences, as well as meet the needs of the institution. Interns are assigned directly to a staff member who supervises and mentors them on diverse and challenging projects that directly impact MdHS. Because of the semester nature of internships, interns are usually assigned to short-term projects.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Please be sure to indicate which semester you are interested in interning with us, as well as your preference in departments. Also, please include information in your cover letter indicating why you are interested in interning at MdHS and how you think your experience would supplement your educational goals. Also, let us know what prior experience, if any, you have in the museum industry.

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Alice Paul Institute Facilitator Positions

The Alice Paul Institute (Mount Laurel, NJ), a non-profit organization dedicated to educating the public about the life and work of suffragist Alice Stokes Paul, is seeking part-time facilitators for a variety of history and girls’ leadership educational programs.  If you are interested in any of these facilitator positions, please forward your resume to Kris Myers, Director of Programs. To learn more about the Alice Paul Institute and our programs, please visit our website at


Paid Archival Internship

The Archives and Special Collections Department of the Princeton Theological Seminary Library, in Princeton, New Jersey, is offering a paid internship position for 14-15 hours per week beginning in late January or early February 2016. Our internship offers an opportunity to learn about the many functions an archivist is called upon to fill in a small academic archives and rare books department. The activities include reference and patron assistance, acquisition and record-keeping procedures, preparation of exhibits, and the processing of collections—inventory, arrangement and description, the development of finding-aids, etc. There may also be some opportunity for basic preservation work, such as the construction of phase boxes.

The major requirements are current enrollment in an information science or library science or history graduate program and a faculty member at the student’s institution willing to act as a liaison contact. A background or interest in religious or theological studies and a basic course already completed or being taken concurrently in archival theory and practice are preferred. The internship would not have to earn any academic credit, though this could be arranged should the student wish to pursue that with their sponsoring institution.

Interested persons should contact Kenneth Henke, Curator of Special Collections and Archivist, Princeton Theological Seminary Library, 25 Library Place, Princeton, NJ 08540 (or with a brief resume and indication of relevant coursework or experience.

Oral History Job for a Graduate Student

The Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College-CUNY is looking to hire a graduate student to conduct research in Philadelphia with members of the Puerto Rican community.  

Information about the position, requirements, salary, and application will be available in a folder in history department office.