Sault Ste Marie RM job

Records and Knowledge Management

Sault Ste. Marie, MI

United States


One ORISE research opportunity is available with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. This opportunity would allow candidates with a background in history, archival science, library science, art history, paper and photograph conservation to participate in record management research with the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers. The selected participant would assist USACE with record management tasks from the Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan location. This is a twelve month appointment with the option for addition terms, pending available funding.  Candidates must have completed at least a bachelor degree in the prviously mentioned desired fields within the past five years.  U.S. Citizenship is required.
Intern will assist with the implementation of records and knowledge management tasks at the Soo Area Office of the Detroit District, which is located in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Tasks include scanning physical records to electronic formats, preparing records of all formats for transfer to off-site storage, and preparing records of all formats for active use by Soo personnel, visiting researchers, and patrons. The task of preparing records for active use will include archival processing of a large, mixed-format collection.

Number of Openings

Degree Required
Bachelor Degree Graduate

Degree Specialization
History, archival science, library science, art history, paper and photograph conservation.
Company Summary
All opportunities posted are ongoing.
Established in 1837, the St. Louis District, encompasses 28,000 square miles of land. They are an engineering and water resource agency dedicated to maintaining a proper and healthy balance of the varying uses of the heartland's waterways. The St. Louis District also operates and maintains five lakes and their associated recreational areas. These lakes, which serve a variety of purposes ranging from flood protection and recreation to potable water supply and hydroelectricity, average over 15 million visitors a year.

Selected Fellows/Researchers will have the opportunity to perform research on topics of interest to the U.S. Government and to interact with leading scientists performing research and/or advising at the sponsor. The extensive partnering relationships with universities and other government agencies will expose participants to a broad research community. Program participants will have the opportunity to meet government decision-makers and learn directly from them about the role of scientific research in addressing complex, real-world (i.e., operational) needs. Furthermore, fellows have the opportunity to learn how research products transition from the proof-of-concept stage to integrated production systems. Other benefits may include the following: 
• Stipend Payments
• Health Insurance
• Inbound Relocation/Dislocation
• Training & Travel

Applicants should have recently completed a degree within five years of the desired starting date in or related discipline, or will be able to complete of all requirements for the degree within six months of the starting date. Other applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The program is open to all qualified U.S. citizens without regard to race, sex, religion, color, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, or status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran.

Applications are accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis. Selections are made as openings occur throughout the year. A complete application includes: profile, two references, and transcripts for all degrees earned and/or currently attending.

The participants will be selected based on academic records, recommendations, applied research interests and compatibility of background with applied research programs and projects at the host Installation. The initial appointment is typically for one year and may be renewed for up to four additional years based upon recommendation of the host installation and subject to availability of funds. The participant will receive a monthly stipend which is determined based upon level of education, training, and experience. Inbound travel and moving expenses are reimbursed according to established policies. Travel and other costs will also be reimbursed for training related to the project and approved by ORAU and the host installation. The participant must show proof of health and medical insurance. Health plans are available through the ORAU for Postgraduate Internship participants.


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