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Technical Services Internship, Peabody Essex Museum (Rowley)

Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum's research library, is seeking a Technical Services intern between January 18 - May 23 2024. Under the direction of the Technical Services Librarian and Assistant Cataloging Librarian the intern will receive training in collection development, weeding, copy cataloging, and metadata creation. They will have the opportunity to learn about the scope of the library’s collections and its acquisitions workflow, and will conduct material assessments of uncataloged resources. This internship provides a stipend of $1500.00 and will require approximately 15 hours a week, on site.


Competence with Microsoft Office suite; familiarity with Library of Congress classification, authorities and subject headings a plus. Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational and interpersonal skills. The intern will potentially be handling boxes up to 40 lbs. Please note that this position is in Rowley, MA and requires a car for transportation to the Collections Center. Please visit to apply, we look forward to hearing from you!

Full/Part Time





$1,500.00  / January 18 - May 23, 2024

Salary Notes

Pending completion.

Closing Date

December 1, 2023.

How to Apply

Once you have applied on PEM's Internship job page, the Library will reach out to selected applicants.  Thank you for your interest!


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