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


  • 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 All applications are due January 31st. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply early in the process.