200th Anniversary Research, Social Media and Digitization Intern

  • Volet de programme : Jeunesse Canada au travail pour une carrière vouée au patrimoine
  • Titre de l'emploi : 200th Anniversary Research, Social Media and Digitization Intern
  • Nom de l’organisme : Dalhousie University Archives
  • Lieu de l’emploi : Halifax, Nouvelle-Écosse
  • Durée de l'emploi : 2017-10-30 à 2018-03-30 (21 semaines)
  • Salaire horaire : 18,00 $

200th Anniversary Research, Social Media and Digitization Intern


Organization: Dalhousie University Archives

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia

Anticipated Start Date: October 30, 2017

Anticipated End Date: March 30, 2018

Salary: $18.00/hour; 35 hours/week


Deadline for applications is October 1, 2017


Dalhousie University Archives is seeking an enthusiastic individual to work full-time for approximately

21 weeks on a project to create a historical timeline containing historical information images for use during the celebration of Dalhousie University's 200th anniversary in 2018. The project will involve doing historical research on the University, selecting and digitizing items for use on the timeline and writing appropriate stories to help illustrate the event. The successful candidate will report to the Scholarly Communications Librarian.


Applicants should have the following qualifications:

1. Educational background in archival studies, history or librarianship, with a specialization or previous work

experience in archives;

2. Experience with computer applications (word processing, scanning equipment, databases, etc.) and

information systems (both personal computer and network);

3. Experience undertaking historical research and writing;

4. Knowledge of current theory and practice relating to information management;

5. Ability to communicate effectively both written and orally;

6. Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team;

7. Knowledge of digital preservation standards and best practices is a strong asset.


Applicants should email their resume and cover letter to:


Michael Moosberger

Dalhousie University Archivist

Dalhousie University Archives

Killam Memorial Library

Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4R2

E-mail:Michael.Moosberger@dal.ca


Applicants must also register with the Young Canada Works website and express interest in this position.



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