Position Closed/Filled

Posting Info

Posting Dates: 10/27/2020 - 11/03/2020

Job Family: Human Resources

Department: Church History Department


Assist the Global Support and Acquisitions Division (GS&A) of the Church History Department in collecting, preserving, and sharing Church history.  This is an exciting and unique opportunity for someone interested in pursuing a career in history or library/archival science.  We are looking for a motivated, energetic, and organized individual to join our team!

This paid internship is anticipated to last one year (12 months). This position is a part-time (28 hours per week) hourly, nonexempt position. The candidate must be currently enrolled in, or recently graduated from (within the last 12 months), an undergraduate- or graduate-degree program.  Preference will be given to history/MLIS students, or those who are English majors working on an editing certificate.


Intern will learn and be exposed to:

  • Archives research, acquisition of records, and processing records – with heavy emphasis on records processing techniques that align with Church History Department standards
  • The Church History Department’s worldwide documentation program

The Intern will be responsible to fulfill the following tasks:

  • Provide assistance to the full-time GS&A staff – research, errands, etc.
  • Edit materials received from Church History Advisers in the United States and Canada
  • Quality-check and provide feedback on oral histories
  • Assist GS&A staff in training and managing GS&A missionaries
  • Assist in the acquisition process, as needed


Intern will work under the direction of Church archivists and historians and will receive training and/or day-to-day direction from them.


  • Bachelor’s degree (or senior looking to graduate within 6 months) in history, international studies, anthropology, religious studies, or a related field
  • Self-motivated and dependable
  • Excellent English and editorial skills
  • Leadership and training experience
  • High degree of organizational skills, including scheduling and managing multiple projects
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office tools, particularly Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

Experience with historical research methods, oral histories, and a strong interest in Mormon history

Worthiness Qualification

Must be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and currently temple worthy.

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