Available Monday-Friday, 1 full day or 2 half days per week for a period of 6 months
Time commitment Morning and/or afternoon availablity from 9am-5pm

The New England Aquarium’s Conservation Department aims to integrate scientific information, public outreach and policy initiatives to effect lasting change in the ocean environment.  Our work involves extensive web-based research and report writing, which must be thoroughly and accurately documented.  This position will assist the Conservation Department with organization of their computer based library, a collection of downloaded reports and journal articles.  This position is an excellent opportunity for an individual majoring in library science or a related field.  The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, self-directed and able to successfully design and implement an organizational system for the library. 




-Organize an extensive collection of PDFs stored on a shared network

-Navigate existing Endnote files to extract relevant information in order to incorporate files into new organizational system

-Categorize PDF files based on topic/subject matter preferably in manner easily accessed within Windows 7

-Represent the Conservation Department in a professional manner when interacting with other departments

-Perform other position related duties as assigned




*Must be willing to sign a non-disclosure agreement due to access to proprietary information.

-Proficient in Windows 7, Microsoft programs, Endnote, and Adobe

-Familiarity with the principles and procedures necessary for computer-based recordkeeping preferred

-Familiarity and understanding of archival description and representation preferred

-Professionalism and comfort working independently in an office environment are required