Intern, Information Resources

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
New York, NY 10023


Jackie Grice

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Intern, Information Resources

Information Resources

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA), one of Lincoln Center’s eleven resident organizations, serves a unique role on the Lincoln Center campus, serving as the landlord of the sprawling 16-acre complex, overseeing day-to-day operations, security, and maintenance. This also includes the management of major construction and renovation projects, space rentals, and coordination of outdoor public events.

LCPA is also a leading arts presenter, showcasing a dynamic array of music, dance, and theatre on its stages, curating the American Songbook, Great Performers, Mostly Mozart Festival, Midsummer Night Swing, Lincoln Center Out of Doors, White Light Festival, and David Rubenstein Atrium series as well as overseeing production for the PBS series, Live From Lincoln Center.

Lastly, Lincoln Center Education (LCE), which is part of the LCPA umbrella, strives to help young people in New York develop skills in problem solving, collaboration, communication, imagination, and creativity through their engagement with the arts. In doing so, LCE works to develop teaching artists and oversees community, family, and school programming across the boroughs of New York City.

The Information Resources department at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts administers the LCPA Archives and the organization’s Records Management Program.  LCPA Archives serves as the institution’s archive of vital records and treasure trove of invaluable historical documentation as well as routine business matters and operations dating back to its founding in the 1950s.  The Records Management Program provides guidelines and best practices for managing information to LCPA staff. 

The Information Resources department is seeking interns for opportunities in both program areas. This is a paid internship. Interns are paid $15.00 an hour.  

Under the supervision of the Director of Archives and Records Management, the LCPA Archives Intern will:
• Inventory collections identified as archival
• Identify the arrangement of records
• Prepare preliminary series-level descriptions
• Draft processing plans for series
• Take preservation measures where necessary to protect the collections

• Must be currently enrolled at a college or university at the graduate level pursuing a degree in library science, archival studies or records management
• Must be able to commit to 16 hours per week (2 days per week full time) for ten to twelve weeks
• Attention to detail a necessity
• Aptitude for direction and working on a team.
• Ability to lift 40 lbs. and climb ladders

All candidates should submit a resume and cover letter using the link provided. Cover letters, outlining your interest in Lincoln Center and your salary expectations, are required for applications to be considered complete. Submissions without cover letters will not be reviewed.

Internal candidates should submit an application via the employee portal.

It is the policy of Lincoln Center to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, marital or civil partnership/union status, familial or caregiver status, alienage or citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, military or veteran status, genetic information, predisposition, or carrier status, unemployment status, domestic violence, sexual violence, or stalking victim status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

LCPA is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation.