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Sesame Workshop is looking for a 2021 Summer Archive Intern. The intern will be a part of our Summer Intern Program. Working remotely an Archive intern will work closely with Marketing Operations and Archives assisting broadly across several platforms including DAMs, Project Management Tools, and Network Servers to help ensure long-term viability, access, and preservation of Sesame Workshop assets.
Expected duties include detail-oriented assessment and restructuring of file structures; metadata tagging and cataloging of visual assets in Sesame Workshop’s Digital Asset Management System; storage and asset migration for ongoing brand creative and marketing projects; participation in departmental meetings; and asset coordination for pertinent archival requests.
The internship is especially suited for Junior and Seniors in an undergraduate program that is planning on pursuing a Master’s in Library and Information Science.
Application Deadline: April 2, 2021
• Assessment and directed restructuring of folder structures • Metadata tagging and cataloging of assets in Sesame Workshop’s DAM • Asset migration for ongoing Brand Creative and Marketing Projects • Asset coordination for archival requests as necessary
• Currently enrolled as a Junior or Senior in a bachelor program at an accredited University • Working knowledge of Mac OS or Windows • Familiarity with Excel • General comfortability with technology • Fundamental understanding of user-based research • Working knowledge of web-based discovery tools
• Organized, detail-oriented, an affinity for critical thinking and problem solving, and comfortable working independently • An interest in children’s media, education, and/or pop culture is appreciated • Ability to exercise judgment and discretion when handling confidential materials • Collaborative and courteous attitude • Well-developed interpersonal and writing skills are essential for efficient interdepartmental communication and teamwork • Able to work remotely for 35 hours per week from June 7-August 6th 2021
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