Archives Intern

  • Volet de programme : Jeunesse Canada au travail pour une carrière vouée au patrimoine
  • Titre de l'emploi : Archives Intern
  • Nom de l’organisme : DCMA
  • Lieu de l’emploi : Mulmur, Ontario
  • Durée de l'emploi : 2017-11-20 à 2018-03-30 (18 semaines)
  • Salaire horaire : 16,00 $

-Position: Archives Intern

-Location: Dufferin County Museum & Archives - Mulmur, ON

-Wage Range: $16.00 per hour

-Start Date: November 20th, 2017

-End Date: March 30th, 2018


The Dufferin County Museum & Archives requires an Archives Intern. The start date for this position is Monday, November 20th, 2017and the end date is Friday, March 30th, 2018. The successful applicant will review and update collections catalogue records for the nationally significant “W.J. Hughes Corn Flower” archival collection as the DCMA moves forward with a major gallery renovation. The intern will also prepare items from the DCMA Photograph Collection in preparation for upload to a collections record public website. The position will also be responsible for organizing and managing the outstanding collection donation records.

List the necessary qualifications for the position.


-The candidate must be a post-secondary graduate between the ages of 16 and 30

who has graduated within the past 24 months. The preferred candidate for this position will be a graduate from a recognized University or College program in Archival Sciences, Information Studies, Records Management or Museum Studies.


Note: This position is funded through Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage (graduate internships). Candidates must be between the ages of 16 and 30, Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents, and recent graduates (past 24 months) from a post-secondary institution. Candidates must be meet the requirement of this program. See http://canada.pch.gc.ca/eng/1459869949087 for eligibility requirements.


The following skills are requested for this position:


-Knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

-Previous Experience with PastPerfect Software is an asset (not required)

- Understanding of computer and website terminology is an asset

-Must be able to lift and move artifacts, up to 25 lbs.

-Must be able to read handwritten documents

- The ideal candidate will demonstrate a strong interest and desire to work in archives or records management

- High level of attention to detail

-Ability to establish priorities and effectively handle multiple tasks

-Highly energetic with excellent communication skills

-Ability to self-motivate and work collaboratively with supervisor

-The intern will require access to a vehicle, as there is no public transportation available to this job site.


Number of positions: (1) Archives Intern


Eligible applicants may send a cover letter and resume to hr@dufferincounty.ca, with the subject line: Archives Intern. The deadline for applications is October 13, 2017 at 4:30pm. Please note that only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.


The County of Dufferin and the Dufferin County Museum & Archives is an equal opportunity employer, we welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.


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