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POST DATE 8/17/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016

University of Kentucky Lexington, KY

Company
University of Kentucky
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
DU02378
AJE Ref #
575907246
Location
Lexington, KY
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Temporary

JOB DESCRIPTION

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JOB SUMMARY

The UK Libraries Special Collections Research Center seeks applications from graduate students for the Colonial Dames Internship. The Colonial Dames Internship, funded by the Colonial Dames, give students the opportunity to learn work with rare and unique archival collections. The intern will learn how to arrange and describe archival collections and create a research guide. At the conclusion of the internship, the intern will give a presentation about the project to the Lexington Colonial Dames

SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES

The student should have attention to detail, writing, and editing skills, and the ability to follow department procedures and policies and to work independently. It is expected that the student assistant will maintain a regular work schedule. Must have respect for the intrinsic value of archival materials.

DOES THIS POSITION HAVE SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES*
No

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Basic computer proficiency with a working knowledge of Microsoft applications, as well as an understanding of database management.

DEADLINE TO APPLY
09/16/2016

PRE-EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION

The University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. Any candidate offered this position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.\\"]