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Historical Genealogical Library Intern
Polk County RPOBartow, FL
$13.68 an hour – Full-time, Internship
180 Hour Intern Position for the Historical Genealogical Library

Overview: This 20 hour per week, 9 week position is a one-time, short-term position with no opportunity for extension or expansion. Education or experience in museums, libraries or historic preservation is preferred.

Project goals:

  • using in-house equipment to physically scan 158 copies of the publication, “Polk County Historical Quarterly.” Training on the equipment will be provided to ensure meeting professional standards with established protocols.
  • Meta data entry of items into Dublin Core based software CONTENTdm (OCLC). Training will be provided for using manual with established protocols.

Skills required:

  • Familiar with use of scanner for digitization
  • Ability to follow pre-determined procedures
  • High level of accuracy for data entry with attention to detail
  • Work without direct supervision at productive pace

The successful candidate will be an employee of the Polk County Library Cooperative. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Gladys Roberts at (863) 519-7958

$13.68 per hour