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Subject: Internship at Santa Clara Valley Water District

Internship at Santa Clara Valley Water District

From: Lonnie Spin <lonslis>
Date: Wednesday, July 28, 2004
Paid Graduate Student Internship, Independent Study or Practicum
Santa Clara Valley Water District
San Jose, CA

The Santa Clara Valley Water District offers an excellent paid
opportunity for a graduate student interested in archives,
preservation management, conservation, records administration and/or
cataloging. The position would be approximately 10-20 hours per week,
and requires enrollment in an appropriate graduate degree program.

Projects may include:

    *   Historical photography cataloging, digitization and

    *   Oversize drawing and map preservation, conservation

    *   Metadata analysis, cataloging, indexing, database design

    *   Construction of web informational resources

    *   Grant application preparation and project planning

The student should be highly motivated, detail-oriented, and
self-directed.  A positive attitude and sense of humor is desirable.
Previous or concurrent coursework in preservation, archives,
document conservation, records, database design, web or user
interface design, and/or cataloging is also desirable.

Mentoring will be provided on archives management topics, as well as
project management techniques. Training on tasks and skills will be
provided, although it is expected that the student will supplement
in-house training with appropriate coursework and reading.

The SCVWD Records Management Center houses a fascinating collection
of actively used materials ranging from the late 1800's to the
current day on subjects pertaining to water and land use in Santa
Clara Valley.  It also houses a great team of records and archives
professionals who enjoy their work.

The Santa Clara Valley Water District is the primary water resources
agency for Santa Clara County, California. It acts not only as the
county's water wholesaler, but also as its flood protection agency
and is the steward for its streams and creeks, underground aquifers
and district-built reservoirs. Our stream stewardship
responsibilities include creek restoration and wildlife habitat
projects, pollution prevention efforts and a commitment to natural
flood protection.  For more information about SCVWD, please visit

Please send inquiries and resumes to:

    Lonnie Spin
    Records Management Center
    Santa Clara Valley Water District
    5750 Almaden Expressway
    San Jose, CA 95118
    lspin [at] valleywater__org
    408-265-2600 ext: 2947

                  Conservation DistList Instance 18:10
                 Distributed: Thursday, August 5, 2004
                       Message Id: cdl-18-10-038
Received on Wednesday, 28 July, 2004

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