Project Intern Position Available!

Ellis Hadley (left) William Finley (center) and Herman Bohlman wading across a river on their way to a red-tailed hawks' nest, circa 1900.

Ellis Hadley (left) William Finley (center) and Herman Bohlman wading across a river on their way to a red-tailed hawks’ nest, circa 1900.

Oregon State University’s Special Collections and Archives Research Center is participating in a LSTA grant project to digitize the papers and photographs of naturalists William F. Finley, Herman T. Bohlman, and Irene Barnhart Finley.  The intern will assist with various aspects of the project:

• enter metadata used to access the digitized manuscript files based on a data dictionary created by the Center for Digital Scholarship and Services in conjunction with Special Collections and Archives Research Center.

• ingest that content into Oregon Digital

• refolder or take other steps to preserve the original materials appropriately

• write a post about the project for the Special Collections & Archives Research Center’s “Speaking of History” blog.

Required Qualifications: Course work or experience with applying metadata to archival collections

Preferred Qualifications: Undergraduate degree in a related field

The intern will work an average of 12 hours a week, or 312 hours total, over a six month period of the project.  Work hours will be scheduled Monday – Friday between 8 a.m. to 5 pm. at OSU’s Valley Library. Will require working on site in Corvallis, Oregon.

Hourly wage: $12.50 per hour.

Apply by January 24, 2017. For application and full position description see: http://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/36212

 

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