Job Posting

Summer Archive Interns

The Manitoba Arts Council (MAC) is currently seeking 2 Manitoba students currently enrolled in an Archival/Library Sciences Program to fill 2 Summer Intern positions. Under the guidanceof a Communications Specialist, the Summer Interns will work to update the Council's paper records/archive in coordination with Manitoba Archives. This will include the development of protocols and processes for MAC's paper records management system and archive. If time permits, the project may include making recommendations towards Council's digital archive and the outline of a digital records framework.


  • Enrolled in a graduate studies program in Archives or Library Sciences.
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate and make recommendations.
  • Ability to work as a team member without close supervision.
  • Ability to prioritize, organize and meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office software products.
  • Ability to lift boxes weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to speak French is an asset.

The Summer Intern positions are for the period May 1, 2017 through September 1, 2017. The Summer Intern positions pay $15/hr. Applicants need to provide a resume and cover letter along with a recent school transcript to the attention of Charlene Brown at by March 31st, 2017.

The Manitoba Arts Council strives to be an employer that is inclusive and reflective of the population it serves. We encourage applicants to voluntarily self-declare in the cover letter or resumé if they are from any of the following employment equity groups: women, Aboriginal people, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities. Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to women, Aboriginal people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

About the Manitoba Arts Council

The Manitoba Arts Council is an arm's-length agency of the Province of Manitoba, established in 1965 to "promote the study, enjoyment, production, and performance of works in the arts." The Council makes awards to professional arts organizations and individuals in all art forms including theatre, litterature, dance, music, painting, sculpture, architecture or graphic arts, and includes other similar creative or interpretive activity, including arts education. The Council uses a peer assessment process in making awards. Historically, the main criterion used to assess applications is artistic excellence.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, March 31, 2017
Start Date: 
Monday, May 1, 2017
Type of Work: 
Education Level: 
University (Graduate)
Prefered Method(s) of Application: 
By E-Mail

Employer Details

Conseil des arts du Manitoba

Elyse Saurette
525-93 Lombard Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 3B1

Le Conseil des arts du Manitoba (CAM) est un organisme autonome de la province du Manitoba, établi en 1965 ayant pour objet « d’encourager l’étude, l’accessibilité, la réalisation et l’exécution des travaux d’art ». Le Conseil accorde des subventions à des artistes individuels et à des organismes artistiques professionnels de toutes les formes artistiques, y compris le théâtre, les lettres, la danse, la musique, la peinture, la sculpture, l’architecture et les arts graphiques, et comprend d’autres activités créatives ou interprétatives similaires, notamment l’éducation artistique. Le Conseil utilise un processus d’évaluation par les pairs pour accorder ses subventions. Traditionnellement, le critère principal utilisé pour évaluer les demandes est l’excellence artistique.