|Canadian Research Knowledge Network|
|Ottawa, ON, remote work considered|
|Job Start Date (Expected):|
for a Recent Master of Library Studies, Master of Archival Studies, or Master of Museum Studies (or equivalent) Graduate
Location: The position requires the successful candidate to live in Canada. CRKN’s offices are in Ottawa, however remote work may be an option.
Hours of work: 35 hours/week, Monday-Friday
Length of internship: 16 weeks, anticipated work period will begin in October (to be determined based project timelines and candidate’s availability). The internship must be completed no later than March 31, 2022.
About Canadian Research Knowledge Network
For our member organizations and the diverse communities whom they serve, CRKN empowers researchers, educators, and society with greater access to the world’s research and Canada’s preserved documentary heritage, now and for future generations.
We deliver value to academic libraries, heritage organizations, and knowledge seekers within Canada in the following ways:
Are you eligible to apply?
This internship is funded by Canadian Heritage’s Young Canada Works (YCW) program (https://young-canada-works.canada.ca). To be eligible to apply for this internship, you must be:
Our ideal candidate:
CRKN is recruiting for a recent graduate of a Master of Library or Information Studies (MLS/MLIS), Master of Archival Studies, or Master of Museum Studies (MMSt) or equivalent program with a background or interest in archives. Our ideal candidate would have an interest in learning more about heritage services and licensing resources for libraries, and in exploring a non-traditional career path for librarians and museum
The Archives Intern will work under the direction of CRKN’s Senior Manager, Heritage Services to develop an archival fond covering CRKN’s history for future researchers. The intern will review the physical and digital records of CRKN to identify materials with potential archival value, as identified in inventories prepared as part of the 2020-2021 records management project, then segregate them for further appraisal, and support listing and description to facilitate their management, either through preservation by CRKN or through possible donation to an appropriate repository. As appropriate, the intern could also support the further description or management of archival materials.
CRKN will provide a rewarding work experience and unsurpassed networking opportunities with our members and external stakeholders from across the country. CRKN will facilitate an online or on-site job shadowing opportunity, as the public health situation permits, at an academic library, encourage you to attend virtual/in-person networking and professional development events, and provide job search support.
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications of education, experience and skills:
Degree required: MLS/MLIS degree or MMSt Master of Museum Studies/Master of Heritage and Museum Studies degree, Master of Archival Studies, or equivalent.
Language: Fluent in English, basic French (bilingualism is considered a strong asset)
How to apply:
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume (as a single PDF) to Jason Friedman, Senior Manager, Heritage Services (email@example.com) by September 24, 2021.
To be eligible to be hired for this internship, the successful candidate must be registered with the Young Canada Works Candidate Inventory. Please go to https://young-canada-works.canada.ca to register.
CRKN is an equal opportunity employer, with policies and practices intended to build an inclusive and accessible work environment.
|Any other important information?|
|To apply, please send a cover letter and resume (as a single PDF) to Jason Friedman, Senior Manager, Heritage Services (firstname.lastname@example.org) by September 24, 2021.|