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Volunteer Program
Our volunteers gain valuable experience in archival processing, preservation, and outreach.

Cal State LA Special Collections and Archives Volunteer Program

Interested in archival work, curatorship or special collections librarianship? Don't know where to start?

Cal State LA Special Collections and Archives welcome you to apply to our volunteer program! Volunteers play an important role within Special Collections & Archives, contributing to the overall success of the department.

Volunteers should have an interest in community and university archives; rare books; or archival management and rehousing. Volunteers should be able to spend at least four hours a week on assigned tasks. Opportunities are offered in the spring, summer, and fall semesters.

Current volunteers interested in extending their appointment will need to reapply.

Remote Projects:

  • Assist with digital project maintenance
  • Conduct research for future programs and exhibitions
  • Compiling an inventory list for incoming and backlogged collections

We are not accepting volunteers applications at the moment. If you have any questions about the program please contact specialcollections@calstatela.edu.