American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB): Spanish-Language Cataloging

  • The Spanish-Language Cataloging intern will primarily assist with the cataloging and normalization of records for audiovisual and sound materials in Spanish. This is an excellent opportunity to learn audiovisual cataloging, the PBCore metadata schema (, and data normalization. 
  • Additionally, the intern will also have the opportunity to contribute to the American Archive blog and participate in the AMIA PBCore Advisory Subcommittee.
  • The intern may have the opportunity to work on other MLA projects as priority dictates.
Skills Preferred: 
  • Writing and comprehension proficiency in Spanish.
  • Basic computer skills, familiarity with Macintosh computers.
  • Attention to detail and precise work extremely important.
  • Internet savvy, with good web and library search skills.
  • Previous coursework in cataloging helpful.
  • Knowledge of PBCore or other xml schemas helpful. 
  • Familiarity with digital libraries and library practices also helpful.
General WGBH Internship Requirements:
1. WGBH internships are open only to students enrolled in an accredited college or university.
2. Internships are unpaid.
3. Interns are expected to commit 8-10 hours/week. Daily scheduling can be flexible during normal business hours.

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