ERCOT Summer Intern 2019 - Digital Archiving

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Our summer internship program is a paid learning experience targeting primarily for students who have a GPA of 3.0 or better and who have at least completed their sophomore year.

Graduate students are also highly encouraged to apply.

Graduate student currently in an ALA accredited MLIS or SLIS program, with a concentration or interest in Archives, Records Management, or Information Governance preferred.

The selected intern will perform work related to assessing the needs and requirements for establishing a digital archiving and preservation program at ERCOT as part of the information Governance program.  These activities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Assessment and Information Gathering - Review retention schedule & file plans to become familiar with records and information ERCOT creates and meet with relevant groups to identify the items with long term business value, potential historical, and/or ongoing research value.

  • Identify Requirements and Business Needs – Develop list of content including long-term and permanently retained business records and information or data sets with long term, historical, or research value, and identify any special formats and/or technology and access requirements relevant to that content. 

  • Research and Propose Solution – What options are available that fit ERCOT requirements, needs, and profile?  Identify hardware, software, staffing, and/or program requirements.

Preferred work schedule of the intern:

  • 40 hours a week / Monday – Friday 8AM - 5PM

  • Must be available to work onsite – Interns will not be eligible for remote work.

  • May 28, 2019 – August 9, 2019