Apply at and search for Posting ID ID 252379.


Posting Dates: 02/13/2020 – 02/27/2020

Department: Church History Department


Assist the Library Division of the Church History Department in processing incoming documents from local Church units. This is a unique opportunity for someone interested in pursuing a career in libraries.

This is a paid internship, which is anticipated to last one year (12 months). This position is a part-time (approximately 28 hours per week) hourly, nonexempt position. The candidate must be currently enrolled in, or recently graduated from (within the last 12 months), an undergraduate- or graduate-degree program. 


The Processing Intern will be responsible to fulfill the following tasks:

  • Provide assistance to full-time processing and cataloging staff including processing newly acquired items.
  • Process incoming documents from local church units
    • Update catalog records
    • Enter, validate, and verify information in electronic databases
  • Correspond with local unit leaders regarding their submissions
  • Develop expertise with the cataloging systems to capture descriptive metadata


The ideal candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Familiarity with PC computers; good understanding of basic computer software: MS Word, Excel, databases
  • Sensitivity to information of a confidential nature and respect for the privacy of individuals
  • High level of typing accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, solve problems, and seek feedback
  • Interest in working in a library environment
  • Willingness to dress and present oneself appropriately
  • Good communication skills and a pleasing personality

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