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    Summary

    This position is in NASA's Pathways Intern Program which provides students with the opportunity to explore NASA careers and gain meaningful developmental work experience.

    The NASA Goddard Archives preserves and provides access to historically and culturally significant material relating to the Goddard Space Flight Center including its Earth and Space Science endeavors; its leadership and partnership in the fields of engineering, science, and technology; and its contribution to human knowledge and well-being.

    The Archives strives to accomplish this by facilitating collaboration and fostering relationships across the center in order to identify, preserve, and make discoverable material that provides evidence to the history and culture of the Goddard Space Flight Center. We are seeking interns that will be an archivist and archives specialist. These positions are located in the Management Operations Directorate, Information and Logistics Management Division, Knowledge Resources and Library Services Branch (Code 272).

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    Responsibilities

    Archivist/Archives Specialist interns:

    •Assist with the appraisal of records for historical significance.
    •Accession historically significant records and donated materials into the Goddard Archives.
    •Arrange and describe archival records from a variety of media types.
    •Create electronic finding aids and/or use content management systems, databases, and spreadsheets to capture relevant archival metadata.
    •Perform reference duties by assisting researchers and answering reference requests online and in person.
    •Communicate effectively in writing and orally.
    •Perform outreach and education in the form of presentations, informal gatherings, online and via social media to promote the mission of the Goddard Archives.
    •Perform preservation functions including holdings maintenance, fastener removal, etc.
    •Digitize records from a variety of media types using scanners, digital capture equipment, and related software

    •Use archival processing techniques to arrange and describe historically significant series of records from the Goddard Archives Collections.
    •Create electronic finding aids and/or use content management systems, databases, and spreadsheets to capture relevant metadata relating to the Goddard Archives Collections.
    •Assist the media librarian with the streaming and processing of the Goddard Colloquia Video Collection.
    •Assist the metadata librarian with metadata capture relating to the Goddard Library’s Digital Repository.
    •Communicate effectively in writing and orally.
    •Perform basic preservation functions including foldering, rehousing, and labeling of records from a variety of media types.
    •Assist the archivist with the preservation of archival holdings requiring conservation and preservation services by outside vendors.
    •Digitize records from a variety of media types using scanners, digital capture equipment, audiovisual capture equipment, and related/required software.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    U.S. citizens and nationals who are enrolled students or accepted for enrollment on at least a half-time basis in accredited educational institutions.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/484161900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.