Special Collections Intern

The Special Collections intern supports the library system by preserving historic library documents and setting up a filing system for the preserved documents. The internship is for 8-10 hours per week beginning in late September and continuing into December. Some experience with archival work is desirable, but not required. Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Identify and catalog historical documents and photos
  • Process historical collection for storage per professional standards
  • Prepare system for storage and retrieval of historical material
  • Digitize historical materials using scanning equipment

Required Skills

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Excel
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Professional demeanor
  • Eagerness to learn
  • Proficient multitasker
  • Resourcefulness and drive to succeed


Job type: Part-time, on-site

Job length: 12 weeks

Reports to: Collection Strategies Manager

Academic Credit: Upon request

Compensation: None

How to Apply

To apply for a seasonal internship at Anoka County Library, please send cover letter, resume, and one reference by July 28th 2017 to:

Andrew Wylie

707 County Rd 10 NE

Blaine, MN 55434-2398