• Corporate Archiving Intern - Summer 2019

    Post Begin Date 3 weeks ago(10/1/2018 8:55 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Employment Type
    35-Communication & Outreach
  • Overview


    We are committed to provide our Employees a stable work environment with equal opportunity for learning and personal growth. Creativity and innovation are encouraged for improving the effectiveness of Southwest Airlines. Above all, Employees will be provided the same concern, respect, and caring attitude within the organization that they are expected to share externally with every Southwest Customer.


    The Corporate Archiving Intern will work on the Corporate Communication Team within the Communication and Outreach Department. The Corporate Communication Team supports strategy and communication of Company-wide messaging, including financial, People, sustainability, Citizenship, Technology, Culture; Gary’s Voice, and Safety.  We own and lead sustainability, Executive Platform strategy, the One Report, and Speaker's Bureau.  




    Sort, catalog, and store Southwest’s archives, which include documents, photos, negatives, slides, printed material, promotional items and other archival materials.


    Utilize digital asset management systems, cataloging software, accessions, and document storage and retrieval.


    Writing short historical items for online sites.


    This position offers the chance to be in on the ground floor of a new archival collection.


    Some travel may be required.


    Basic Qualifications:


    High School Diploma, GED or equivalent education required. 


    Must be at least 18 years of age.


    Must have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986.




    Progress towards degree with major/minor in Library Science, History, Archives and Records Management, or related degree required.


    Minimum junior status or above (60+ credits).


    To be eligible must be currently enrolled as a full-time student (minimum 12 credit hours).


    Maintained 2.5 or above cumulative GPA.


    Skills/Abilities/Knowledge/Work Style:


    Ability to work independently and the willingness to function as a part of a Team.


    Ability to coordinate multiple tasks and complete assignments with tight deadlines.


    Ability to manage time and multiple tasks effectively.


    Able to handle a high level of responsibility.


    Excellent oral and written communication skills required.


    Excellent Customer Service skills required.




    Previous experience in an archive (corporate, private, or public), museum, or library preferred.


    Familiarity with digital asset management systems, cataloging software, accessions, and document storage and retrieval required.


    Previous experience in designing either a cataloging system or an archive storage area preferred.


    Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications, specifically Word and PowerPoint.


    Interest in aviation is a plus.


    Please be prepared to provide the following information (if requested):




    Unofficial transcript.


     “Why Southwest Airlines” essay (Length determined by author).


    Letters of Recommendation.


    Time Commitment:


    Full time/ 40 hours per week .




    $15.00 hourly + flight privileges


    This Internship is located in Dallas, Texas at the Southwest Airlines Headquarters building.


    All Students must apply online at careers.southwestair.com


    Southwest Airlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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