Hawaii State Archives

729B Kakoi St., Honolulu, HI 96819

Internship Description

This is a virtual internship with the following tasks:

  • Assist with developing new or improving existing virtual Records Management (RM) training
  • Research state and federal laws affecting records retention and departmental information to update or create departmental or general records schedules

Library/Collection Description

The Records Management Branch assists Hawaii State Executive Branch agencies efficiently manage records by:

  • operating the State Records Center, a facility that stores inactive, non-permanent paper records and security copies of microfilms and microfiche
  • developing Records Retention and Disposition schedules that authorize agencies to systematically dispose of non-permanent records and identify records of permanent value and helping to develop Record Management Policies and serving as a resource to answer agency questions about record-keeping policies, laws, and practices

Required Qualifications

LIS 658 Archival & Special Collections Management

Desired Qualifications

Research and writing skills

Experience using MS Teams, Stream and SharePoint

Weekly Schedule

Flexible within State Records Center working hours of 8:00am-4:00pm, Monday to Friday

Goals and Outcomes

  • Acquire foundational knowledge and skills in the Record and Information Management field
  • Learn about organizational structure, business functions, and state/federal laws affecting records retention of assigned state government agency
  • Assist in the completion of at least one RM virtual training session
  • Assist in the update of at least one agency’s records retention schedules

Evaluation Methods

Ongoing informal feedback and discussion throughout the semester will be used; a log of activities and time spent on each project is encouraged.

Evaluation Schedule

The supervising librarian will complete the LIS 690 Evaluation Form at the end of the semester.

Contact Information

Gina Vergara-Bautista
(808) 831-6780
Last Updated: 2021September16