Internship at ITMA

Category: Announcements,
Date: Tuesday, 4th March, 2014

ITMA are seeking applications for an Audio-Visual Archive Assistant placement. The placement is full-time (30 hours per week), runs for 9 months, and is offered through the Irish National Internship Scheme.  For information on eligibility and terms & conditions of the Scheme, please see (JobBridge ref. INTE-827973).

The deadline for applications is 5.00pm, Tuesday 1st April 2014.

Job title:

Audio-Visual Archive Assistant

Job description:

The intern will gain practical experience in processing and cataloguing archival audio and video recordings. They will also contribute to the Archive s range of web and intranet projects which make these items available to users remotely and locally. The intern will receive formal/informal training in the following: archival audio and video technology, metadata creation, web publishing, archival preservation and storage practices. On completion the intern will have attained skills in a variety of the processes in place in the Irish Traditional Music Archive (ITMA) for dealing with audio and video material, as well as gaining an overall experience of the range of public services & processes at work in a multimedia archive.


Candidates for the position must have 3rd level degree or recognised industry qualification and knowledge of and/or involvement in the Irish traditional arts (music, song, dance). Attention to detail is essential. Knowledge of the Irish language, music notation, audio-video technology or cataloguing will be an advantage.
Please Note:

How to apply:

CV and covering letter by post or email, addressed to Grace Toland, Librarian, Irish Traditional Music Archive / Taisce Cheol Dúchais Éireann, 73 Merrion Square, Dublin 2. E-Mail: