American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB): Intro to Media Archives

  • The Intern will assist with describing and organizing the content in the American Archive of Public Broadcasting. Tasks may include reviewing digitized content for broadcast and copyright dates, enhancing digital exhibits using Google Maps, correcting program titles, and researching public broadcasting content using other organization’s archival websites. This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about the history of public broadcasting and gain experience with digital library websites.
  • The intern may have the opportunity to work on other WGBH Media Library and Archives projects as priority dictates.
Skills Preferred
  • Basic computer skills, familiarity with Macintosh computers.
  • Attention to detail and precise work extremely important.
  • Internet savvy, with research search skills.
  • Interest in history, public broadcasting, and/or digital libraries and archives. 
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.