Find Your Place in History Here
At History Factory, you won’t find big machines cranking out widgets and gadgets. Instead, you’ll work with smart, fascinating people doing interesting and unusual work–collecting, organizing and archiving materials found deep within a company’s history. Together, we interpret the gems of authentic content we find in a company’s past and develop programs to help it chart its future.
History degree not required
Only advanced degrees of curiosity and passion
To thrive here, the main requirements are an inquisitive mind, a collaborative spirit, infectious enthusiasm, and a strong desire to help our clients write the next chapter in their history.
History Factory is a pioneer in finding and leveraging the history and heritage of companies and brands for business advantage. We blend strategic, curatorial, research, and creative skills in a way that makes us a unique resource for clients.
We are looking for 1-2 research / content interns to support a variety of projects alongside our writers, curators, videographers, designers and other staff to provide foundational material used in documenting our client’s histories. Candidates should have an interest in history and corporate culture and strong communication and organizational skills.
Working for History Factory provides interns with an opportunity to further build their research and writing skills, expand their understanding of history and corporate culture in the context of today’s business environment, and explore opportunities in a variety of career paths.
Research/Content Interns substantively contribute to our projects in numerous ways:
Required Skills, Knowledge & Experience
Candidates should be available to work online and/or in the Washington DC office (near Dupont Circle) part time for the spring semester. A stipend is available.
Applications will be reviewed in the order they are received.
To apply: please send your resume, a writing sample and cover letter to Sara Eagin, Senior Curator at email@example.com.
Who you are:
Applicants from Continental United States only please. Candidates within a reasonable driving distance from Metro DC preferred.
To apply, please submit your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org. Email inquiries only, please do not call.
History Factory is a specialized professional services firm that helps organizations leverage their heritage for strategic business purposes. Central to this value is designing, building and implementing modern archives and content solutions that enable organizations to capture, access and apply their institutional memory.
Over our 40-year history, History Factory has developed unparalleled experience architecting physical and digital archives. Our capabilities, insights, and expertise have enabled us to build and maintain high-performance archives for industry leading corporations, associations, and non-profits. The Consulting Archivist will be a key contributor to this legacy of leadership and future growth of our archives services.
The Consulting Archivist will work within diverse project environments to deliver innovative work that ranges from strategy to execution and ongoing management. The Consulting Archivist’s primary responsibility will be to work with senior client leaders and functional areas to develop a deep understanding of the organization’s current information landscape and recommend archival strategies and programs that will deliver business value. Recommendations will reflect each client’s unique business environment as well as archival best practices, and industry, technology, and cultural trends. (S)he will also be responsible for building and managing client collections, supporting thought leadership and business development efforts, and helping inform future archives and content solutions.
The position will report to the Managing Archivist and indirectly to the Chief Administrative.
Working independently and in collaboration with History Factory’s archives leadership, senior leaders, colleagues, account leads, and others the Consulting Archivist shall undertake the following efforts.
Please submit a resume and cover letter to email@example.com. Email only, please no phone calls.