Intern - Records Management - New York City Economic Development Corporation
Posted on January 07, 2019
Our Vision: To make New York City the global model for inclusive innovation and economic growth, fueled by the City’s diverse people and businesses.
Our Mission: To create shared prosperity across New York City’s five boroughs by strengthening neighborhoods and growing good jobs.
The Records Management Department is a support department that enables staff to access important company information by assisting with all records-related requests and training. We ensure company-wide adherence to the records retention schedule and policy. The Records Management team manages both paper and electronic records for departments by providing detailed records inventory for accurate search and retrieval in our records management database.
Your Role: New York City Economic Development Corporation’s Records Management department is seeking a library science program student for a paid internship. Interns will assist the NYCEDC’s Records Management team’s day-to-day operations. The intern will gain exposure to records management practices including hands on experience with life cycle of records in a corporate setting. Internships are for a period of about three (3) months with a possible extension, but cannot exceed 1,000 hours per calendar year.
Inventory physical and electronic company records, such as land sales, site maps, and contractor deliverables, based on NYCEDC Records Management department standards and retention policy.
Input new and normalize existing metadata in records management database.
Conduct records research for staff and data cleanup tasks.
Perform quality control of data entry.
Aid analysts in creating and or updating policies and procedures, including training materials and metadata standards.
Participate in special projects as assigned.
Familiarity with databases; records management or archival repository software preferred.
Knowledge of metadata standards.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Customer service skills.
Strong interpersonal skills and professional demeanor.
Able to work with close-knit team as well as independently.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
Able to maintain strict confidentiality.
Strong interest in a career in Records Management.
Available to start working in February 2019 and the ability to commit to working 2 full days a week (14 hours).
Ability to lift boxes of records weighing up to 40lbs.