SUMMER INTERNSHIP: COLLECTIONS INTERN – FILM & TELEVISION ARCHIVE @ UCLA

Work Location: UCLA FILM & TELEVISION ARCHIVE

The PHI Stoa                                                                                    

26155 Rockwell Canyon Road

Santa Clarita, CA 91355-1758

To apply, please visit https://docs.library.ucla.edu/display/LSJP/Library+Student+Job+Postings

Job code: FTVA06

*** This position is open to all students (UC and Non-UC, undergraduate and graduate). This paid internship is for Summer only. ***

The Collections Intern will assist with a variety of film-related projects within Collections. They will be sorting, identifying, inspecting, and assessing collection(s) which may include 8mm, 16mm or 35mm film and/or multiple video elements. The Collections Intern will be instructed in the basics of film handling and repair, including film preparation, condition checks, and winding. The Collections Intern will gain and increase their knowledge of understanding of analog film formats as well as established procedures dealing with eccentric film elements that deviate from the norm. Job duties will change from assignment to assignment depending on the ability, skill set, and acumen of the individual.

Project tasks will include properly preparing films for long-term storage by physically handling and wind film elements onto archival cores and rehoused into archival film cans. During this process, they will obtain and document information into the Archive’s FileMaker Pro asset management database utilizing established archival standards and best practices in the field of moving image archiving. Data found will be used to facilitate formal MARC cataloging and eventual online public access to collections information. Other duties may include assisting with vault organization and logistical planning.

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