Friday, March 15, 2013

Internship - Association of American Medical Colleges

Summer Intern- Archives/Reference Center

Employer:  Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

Location:    Washington, DC (West End/Foggy Bottom- metro accessible)

Work schedule:  Interns typically start work soon after Memorial Day and can work through Labor Day, however start and end dates are flexible.  Office hours are typically Monday through Friday between 9am-5pm.

Position summary:  The Association of American Medical Colleges is looking for a Summer Intern in their archives for help updating the finding aids of two of our governing bodies, the Council of Deans and the Council of Teaching Hospitals. Work duties include acquiring recent records, integrating backlog and re-writing the finding aids. If time allows, intern will also have the opportunity to work on the Center for Workforce Studies collection.
The AAMC Reference Center and Mary H. Littlemeyer Archives is a service to staff and members of the public.  Reference Center staff provide reference, research, and access to current and historical collections in order to assist staff in leading the academic medicine community to improve the health of all.   Our Archives collection ensures adequate and complete documentation of the Association: its origin, development, policies, and activities.
Attention to detail and good verbal and written skills are required.  We are seeking a student enrolled in a library science/archives or history graduate program.  This 35 hour/week internship pays $15.00 per hour, and the start and finish dates are flexible (preferably May - August).

About AAMC:  Founded in 1876 and based in Washington, D.C., the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) is a not-for-profit association representing all 141 accredited U.S. and 17 accredited Canadian medical schools; nearly 400 major teaching hospitals and health systems, including 51 Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers; and 90 academic and scientific societies. Through its many programs and services, the AAMC strengthens the world's most advanced medical care by supporting the entire spectrum of education, research, and patient care activities conducted by our member institutions.

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