$4,000 stipend would probably pay for expenses, transportation, food, and
housing for the 6.and a quarter weeks (250 hours.) The real pay would be
what you learn on the job. A pretty good deal if you can spare the away
Paul T. Jackson
Steilacoom, WA 98338
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On Sun, Mar 15, 2020, 12:45 PM Biz Maher Gallo <[log in to unmask]
> Hi All,
> Reminder that today is the last day to submit your application for the 2020
> Summer Internship!
> *George Blood Audio/Video/Film/Data*
> George Blood Audio/Video/Film/Data is a leading provider of audio, moving
> image, and data preservation and digitization services. Each month our
> studio reformats over 15,000 audiovisual media materials housed on decaying
> and obsolete media to a variety of digital formats. Our clients consist of
> libraries, museums, archives, and private collectors, both nationally and
> We take great pride in the reputation of our work to provide quality
> playback and digitization while adhering to current preservation standards.
> Our staff works together in teams, with each member contributing years of
> experience and the particular strengths of their field, whether as a
> professional audio/video engineer, preservation specialist, or
> service/technical professional. Our company also contributes to research in
> the field of preservation and serves on standards and technical committees
> for many organizations.
> *2020 Summer Internship*
> With our new, larger facility comes a larger need for the care and
> preservation of archival collections. We welcome applicants for the summer
> of 2020 internship to bring your ideas and help us turn theory into
> We will offer two paid internships in the areas of audiovisual preservation
> and data rescue and recovery. During this period, the interns will gain an
> understanding of the processes of audiovisual and data preservation
> reformatting, and have the opportunity to contribute to a particular area
> of preservation work of their choosing. The internshipswill each result in
> a professional level project. Past interns have conducted preservation
> research and documentation, created shipping and storage guidelines,
> participated in conservation treatments of materials, and more!
> We take great care in interviewing prospective interns. Our goal is to
> make the internship a valuable experience for both parties, as
> the interns will work directly with the Project Managers. Applicants
> should be prepared to discuss what aspects of audio and moving image
> preservation they wish to learn more about, and expect some give and take
> as we explore how those interests can be met within the day-to-day
> operations of our organization. Please be advised that interns will NOT be
> allowed to digitize client materials.
> *AMIA Diversity and Inclusion Fellowship*
> We are pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with the Association
> of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA). This year, GBAVFD is a host site
> for AMIA’s Diversity and Inclusion Fellowship Program
> AMIA Fellows
> may complete their internship at GBAVFD if accepted into both programs.
> *Eligibility & Requirements*
> This internship is open to recent graduates and currently enrolled students
> working towards a graduate degree in archival science, preservation,
> library and information science, or a similar area of study. Experience
> with audiovisual materials and a grounding in current digital stewardship
> practices is preferred.
> To be considered as an applicant, individuals must be eligible to work in
> the United States and be able to commit to six to eight consecutive weeks
> of full-time work between May 1st and August 30th and complete 250 hours.
> The intern will receive a $4,000 stipend.
> Candidates should submit a résumé, the names and contact information of two
> references relevant to the area of interest, and a cover letter with a
> statement describing the applicant’s interest in audiovisual and/or data
> preservation, their goals for the internship, and a proposed project with a
> quantifiable result (ex. a report, a presentation, etc.) via email with
> “Your Name – Summer Internship” in the subject line. Please also indicate
> if you are applying for the AMIA Fellowship.
> Please submit your application no later than *March 15, 2020*. Selection
> will be made by April 15, 2020. Application materials should be sent to:
> Biz Maher Gallo, Manager of Audiovisual Preservation
> George Blood, L. P.
> 502 West Office Center Drive,
> Fort Washington, PA 19034
> (215) 248-2100
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> *Biz Maher Gallo, MSI | Manager of Audiovisual Preservation*
> George Blood Audio/Video/Film/Data
> 502 West Office Center Drive, Fort Washington, PA 19034
> 215.248.2100 | [log in to unmask]
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