• Archives Intern

    Location US-IL-Northbrook
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    Founded in 1894, Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) is a global safety testing and certification company headquartered in Northbrook, Illinois.


    The UL Archives team seeks a graduate-level summer intern to assist in the digitization and processing of its archival holdings at its Northbrook location. We are seeking an individual for this paid internship that is available to work 40 hours per week with a June 3rd, 2019 start date. This is a firm start date so that the intern is able to fully participate in UL’s internship program which includes welcome events, lab tours, networking events, lunch ‘n learns and more.


    Working under the guidance of the archivists, the intern will digitize records of enduring value and make this material accessible to internal researchers via our catalog. The intern will also gain professional experience by processing and arranging archival records and library materials.


    To qualify, the intern must:

    • Currently be enrolled in a MLIS, MLS, or comparable graduate program
    • Have completed introductory coursework in archival principles and practices
    • Possess a basic understanding of Photoshop and Microsoft Office
    • Exhibit strong oral and written communication skills
    • Have ability to work independently and as part of a team


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