The Maryland State Archives in Annapolis is dedicated to preserving Maryland’s records and history.
The Archives’ Summer Internship Program provides opportunities for students interested in archival and library science, history, museum studies, and document conservation to gain valuable experience in the field.
Student Interns will engage in a variety of activities related to the management, preservation, use and circulation of archival collections. Individual intern assignments will vary, but duties may include:
Assisting in the operations of the public search room;
Processing and cataloging records and collection items;
Handling, identifying, and inventorying records and collection items;
Conducting in-depth research on various topics in Maryland history;
Conserving and rehousing documents, library books and other collection items.
Job duties vary by project, but will include:
Cleaning and mending of documents and books
Identifying, inventorying and properly housing records and collection items
Retrieving records for patrons
Responding to written reference inquires
Conducting biographical and thematic research on topics in Maryland history
Assist with the Archives’ social media outreach
Complete required program reports and evaluations.