Assist the Archives and Area Support Division (AA&S) of the Church History Department in collecting, preserving, and sharing Church history.  This is an exciting and unique opportunity for someone interested in pursuing a career in history or library/archival science.  We are looking for a motivated, energetic, and organized individual to join our team!

Search Job ID 327364 at at for more information and to apply.

Apply by December 1.

This paid internship is anticipated to last one year (12 months). It is a part-time (28 hours per week) hourly, non-exempt position. The candidate must be currently enrolled in, or recently graduated from (within the last 12 months), an undergraduate- or graduate-degree program.  Preference will be given to history/MLIS students.


Intern will learn and be exposed to:

  • Archival research, records processing, and acquisition work – with heavy emphasis on records processing techniques that align with Church History Department standards
  • Process physical and digital archival collections received from donors in the United States and Canada
  • Quality-check and provide feedback on oral history interviews
  • Assist staff in training and managing missionaries and volunteers
  • Assist in Church History Department acquisitions

Intern will work under the direction of Church archivists and historians and will receive training and/or day-to-day direction from them.


  • Bachelor’s degree (or a senior anticipating graduation within 6 months) in history,  anthropology, religious studies, library science, archives management, humanities, or a related field
  • Self-motivated, dependable, and personable
  • Ability to solve complex problems and ask questions
  • Excellent reading and writing skills
  • Leadership and training experience
  • High degree of organizational skills, including scheduling and managing multiple projects
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office tools, particularly Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Proficiency in a second language beneficial, but not required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience with historical research

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