Reagan Library Closure

We're sorry. Due to the coronavirus public health emergency, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum will be closed to the public beginning March 14th until further notice. This includes docents, volunteers and interns. We will continue to respond to written reference requests at reagan.library@nara.gov. Please check our website, reaganlibrary.gov or www.archives.gov/coronavirus  for updates on our operating hours and status.

All public events at the Reagan Library facilities are cancelled until further notice. This includes in-person public programs, tours, school group visits, public meetings, external conferences, and facility rentals. Where possible, we will conduct public events and outreach activities online and through virtual meetings. For online education information, please see our educational resources.

Notice to NARA Researchers and FOIA Requestors

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and pursuant to guidance received from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), NARA has adjusted its normal operations to balance the need of completing its mission-critical work while also adhering to the recommended social distancing for the safety of our staff.  As a result of this re-prioritization of activities, you may experience a delay in receiving an initial acknowledgment as well as a substantive response to your reference or FOIA request or appeal.  We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and patience.  Read more on how NARA is addressing COVID-19 (coronavirus) https://www.archives.gov/coronavirus


 

Archivist Associate Intern

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library is accepting applications for the Archivist Associate Intern position.

Project Description:

Under the supervision of the Supervisory Archivist, the candidate will participate in a full range of archival activities and duties. Duties may include: complying inventory and finding aids of presidential records, gubernatorial records, audio visual materials or recent donations to determine their stage of processing with regard to steps of the acquisition process, arrangement, and description; creating a spreadsheet of information gathered during the inventory to be used in prioritizing future arrangement and description activities of the Public Archives; completing arrangement and description on select collections; and entering the resulting descriptions into a database. Candidates may also work on a variety of preservation and digitization projects for the Reagan Library website.

Qualifications

All individuals are encouraged to apply.  Undergraduate credit courses in history would be an asset.  Experience with word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications is essential. Previous experience working in an archival setting preferred.

Compensation

This is not a paid position

Application Deadline

On-going status

Position Type:

Part-time

Position Location

Simi Valley, California

How to apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume with a completed Volunteer Application to lisa.doyle@nara.gov. We look forward to learning what you will bring to our team!

Volunteer Application