pasantía no remunerada :: estágio não remunerado :: internship (non-paid)
The Steven Spielberg Film and Video Archive requires the services of an intern to support its cataloging work, reference materials, and public research services.
(USHMM – United States Holocaust Memorial Museum)
As a living memorial to the Holocaust, the Museum challenges leaders and citizens to think differently about the moral obligations of individuals and societies in confronting hatred and preventing genocide. It takes many people to accomplish this mission, including a dedicated team of volunteers and interns.
The intern’s areas of responsibility will include:
Research of historical background and authentication of film documents
Organization and updating of records pertaining to footage in our collection, particularly German language films
Checking and editing content or geographic locations and adding or correcting keywords in existing or new database records
Assistance with digitization
Preparation of finding aids for special subject groups in the collection
Research assistance on film materials for the Archive and Museum use
Assistance with Film and Video role in special projects and exhibitions
Knowledge of general 20th century European history; some knowledge of World War II and Holocaust-era history
Familiarity with or ability to identify film and video formats
Interest in film history
Good computer skills, including familiarity with databases
Good research and writing skills
Attention to detail
Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision
Good bi-lingual reading and writing skills, preferably German. Other foreign languages may be considered.
Intern will perform his/her duties in the Portals III Building, in an allocated space, under the supervision of the Director of Film and Video, Raye Farr, x.604 (488-2604), the Film and Video Archivist, and the Film Researcher.
Flexible as to start and end dates, number of days or hours per week (minimum 10 hours), specific days.
Learning Objectives of the Internship include:
1. To be able to analyze and catalog undocumented primary sources.
2. To discern what resources should be made readily available to the public, considering sensitivities and historical issues surrounding said resources.
3. To master the digitization of archival materials, both paper and video.
4. To learn the intricacies, importance, and systems for creating, maintaining, and using a database of historical documents and moving image materials.
5. To assess the historical value of submitted material and select the appropriate field for its location in an historical database.
6. To learn the skills necessary for maintaining an online database of historical multimedia files.
7. To understand and implement the process of selecting excerpts of visual documents for inclusion in educational media within the museum.
8. To learn about Archival Collections Management of a motion picture collection: proper storage conditions; arrangement of records; retrieval of reference materials.
USHMM – United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
100 Raoul Wallenberg Pl., SW, Washington, District of Columbia, 20024, United States
Start date:January 16, 2012
End date: May 14, 2012
Application deadline: October 15, 2011
Hours per week:10
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