Corporate Archives Intern

Job ID 2021-2307
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Shure offers a challenging and rewarding summer internship program. The twelve week program is offered to undergraduate students that have completed at least 2 years of college, as well as graduate students. Each intern will receive a competitive salary and students who reside out of Illinois will receive a housing stipend to cover living expenses for hybrid or onsite internships. Applications will be collected, reviewed and selected candidates will be contacted in late fall/early winter.


Reporting to the Manager of the Corporate Library and Archives. 


This internship will be 100% onsite, possible hybrid (combination of 40% virtual and 60% on-site in office).


The primary projects for this internship include:

• Ongoing growth and promotion of digital assets for both Corporate Archives and Corporate Photography using Widen Collective
• Migration of archival content to new content management system
• Creation of internal digital exhibits
• Processing and cataloging collection backlog


Other projects may include:
• Rehousing and re-shelving collection materials
• Processing ongoing donations
• Assisting with ongoing Corporate Photography projects


  • Must be enrolled in a graduate degree program and have completed graduate course work in archival, library, or information management, and/or graduate course work in Museum Studies, Public History, or another related discipline.  
  • Basic understanding of archival arrangement and description
  • Familiarity with a DSLR camera
  • Skilled with computers and databases, including some experience with Photoshop or Lightroom
  • Detail oriented
  • Familiarity with audio technology and history preferred, but not required.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.


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