Ohio Humanities hiring Digitization Intern

Ohio Humanities, the state-based partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities, is hiring an intern to assist in digitizing and cataloguing the organization’s archives. The intern will assist in all parts of the project, including sorting through archived files to select documents to be digitized, scanning those documents, creating the finding aid, and preparing the digital files for a public website. The intern may also contribute to the design of the website.

The position will be based in our Columbus office. We expect the intern to work primarily on-site, though there is the possibility of a hybrid schedule.

The selected candidate will receive $3,000 for 120 hours of labor. We will work with the intern to establish a schedule.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The selected candidate will be responsible for:
• Sorting through archived files to select items eligible for digitization
• Scanning documents
• Optimizing digital files
• Creating a finding aid for scanned items

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in public history and/or archival digitization

How to Apply:
Please send a resume and a brief (1 page) cover letter that explains why you’re interested in this position and how it will further your career goals to ohc@ohiohumanities.org. We will begin reviewing applications immediately.

About Ohio Humanities:
Ohio Humanities is the state-based partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. As a private non-profit, we host programs and award grants that support storytellers statewide, including museums, journalists, and documentary filmmakers. Our mission is to create a vibrant landscape of public humanities throughout the state. Our facility is located in the Franklinton neighborhood of Columbus.