Summer 2020 Archives Internship – Barrington Stage Company

The June M. Guertin Archives at Barrington Stage Company is seeking a 2020 summer intern. We are looking for a flexible and motivated individual to assist with a variety of projects in the newly founded archives. 
Job Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the archivist with ongoing digitization initiative and ongoing acquisition of BSC records
  • Processing acquisitions and writing/updating finding aids
  • Assisting visitors to BSC’s interactive lobby display and track lobby usage
  • May also be asked to respond to internal reference requests and develop ready reference tools

Qualifications:

  • Must be detail-oriented, organized, comfortable working independently
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Able to lift 50 pounds
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft and Google suites
  • The ideal candidate will have completed an introductory course in archives or have some experience in a library or archives setting

Who are we:

  • The fastest-growing arts venue in the Berkshires attracting 58,500 patrons per year
  • Nationally recognized for superior quality productions and comprehensive educational programming

What we offer:

  • Opportunity to work with award-winning theatre professionals
  • Spend the summer in the cultural capital of the Berkshires
  • Housing along with a weekly stipend of $100
  • Tickets to all productions
  • Professional development seminars
  • Gym membership

The archives intern reports to the Archivist. To apply please visit our website at https://barringtonstageco.org/education-bsc/professional-internship-program/. All applications are due January 31st. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply early in the process.