Summer 2023 Archives Internship at Shaker Historical Society

The Shaker Historical Society is seeking a part-time summer 2023 intern to construct a new institutional archive in the Elizabeth Nord Library and Archives to help the museum preserve, collect, and tell our story. The intern will gain hands-on experience describing and processing an institutional archive using DACS and will be able to demonstrate knowledge of archival standards through a publicly accessible finding aid. The intern will be trained on and build experience with archival practices and standards, arrangement and description, and, if time permits, digitization.

This is a temporary, 200-hour summer internship at the Shaker Historical Society in Shaker Heights, Ohio with an anticipated start date of June 1, 2023. The intern is expected to work 20-24 hours per week and will be compensated at $17.00 per hour.

Please submit a cover letter and resume with relevant experience and coursework, if applicable, to Brianna Treleven, Executive Director, at Shaker Historical Society is an inclusive workplace, and applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications will be reviewed starting April 25, 2023. View the full internship description with responsibilities, qualifications, and application instructions at

About Shaker Historical Society: Established in 1947, Shaker Historical Society’s mission is to collect, preserve, and interpret the history of Shaker Heights to inspire curiosity and foster engagement between diverse communities and the people, events, and stories that shape local history. The museum is located in the 1910 Myers Mansion in Shaker Heights, Ohio.

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