Paid Intern (Full-time)- Church History Department

By July 23, 2019

UNITED STATES |  UT-Salt Lake City

ID 239568, Type: Temporary Full-Time


Posting Dates: 07/22/2019 – 08/05/2019

Job Family: Human Resources

Department: Church History Department


The Church History Library is seeking a candidate for a one-year, full-time (40 hours/week) paid internship opportunity working with archivists in arranging, describing, and preparing records for digitization which are related to the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its members.


  • Process archival records in paper, audiovisual, and/or electronic form.
  • Participate in intake activities of newly acquired collections.
  • Create finding aids using the EAD register and rendering tool.
  • Assist in preparing paper and electronic records for digital preservation.
  • Assist in workflow management of records from acquisitions and processing to digitization and storage.
  • Review/edit cataloging work of others.
  • Develop expertise with the cataloging system to capture descriptive metadata, adhering to internal and professional standards.
  • Contribute to a collegial and professional atmosphere that incorporates the highest standards of behavior and cooperation, promoting teamwork and group purposes.


  • Required: Bachelor’s degree in history, humanities, or related field
  • Preferred: Master’s (earned or in process) in archival studies, library science, or history
  • Understanding of archival theory and practices
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Highly detail-oriented with excellent writing and editing skills
  • Willingness to dress and present oneself appropriately
  • Experience teaching and/or training (in any setting)
  • Knowledge of the historiography and sources of Church history
  • Proficiency in working both independently and in a team setting
  • Experience conducting research and/or working in an archive, including arranging and describing archival collections


Must be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and currently temple worthy.


Please Note: All positions are subject to close without notice. 

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