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*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 internationally.

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 practice!

We will offer two paid internships in the areas of audiovisual preservation
and data rescue and recovery. During this period, 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 internships will 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
<https://amianet.org/about/amia-diversity-and-inclusion-fellowship/>. 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 | 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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