Library Collections Apprentice (Part-Time, Temporary)

San Diego Natural History Museum

San Diego, California


The San Diego Natural History Museum science research apprenticeship program provides training and mentoring in curation, imaging, databasing protocols, and collections-based research to members of groups of underrepresented High School seniors and Undergraduate students, to prepare them for continued advancement in biological sciences, which can translate to career pathways in academia and research, as well as biological consulting.

The Library Collections Apprentice will work with the Director of Research Library & Archives on collection development, accessioning, deaccessioning, and large-scale shelf migration. Apprentice may oversee volunteers and may also be asked to perform circulation tasks. Apprentice will also be expected to create a final report or presentation on their work. Apprentices will receive daily instruction, guidance, and follow-up for all tasks assigned.

HOURS: Up to 275 hours total. Flexible schedule. Some remote work may be possible.
PAY: $16.30/hr

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