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UNMC Student Worker, Special Collections and Archives


Must be currently attending classes or currently enrolled as a student with the University of Nebraska (UNK/UNL/UNMC/UNO)

Working directly with faculty and staff, students will learn the skills necessary to complete individual projects related to historical objects, art, archives, digital, and rare book collections. Students are exposed to library and museum practices and standards that will prepare them for future opportunities within the industry. 
Position DetailsThis position will support the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s (UNMC) McGoogan Health Sciences Library in the special collections and archives in a variety of ways that include:Performing basic research on subjects of upcoming oral histories for use in interview questions. Exhibit research and text drafting for Wigton Heritage Center exhibits.Data entry of collection catalog records into the Past Perfect database.Inventory/Re-house/Digitize/Photograph images, artwork, documents, rare books, and/or historic object collections.Assist with cleaning and maintaining collection storage spaces and exhibition casework.Assisting researchers in the reading room or rare books rooms during public hours.Assisting with library and Wigton Heritage Center programs and/or events, including lectures and tours.Participate in department and staff meetings and complete all mandatory training and safety programs as required by the library and UNMC.

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