Two Paid Records Management Intern Positions – Summer 2017 (Arlington, VA)(Job Number: 036489)

Posted: February 7, 2017 by saacua in Jobs
Two Paid Records Management Intern Positions – Summer 2017 (Arlington, VA)
6-8 weeks between May and August, 2017
Job Number:  036489
Work location: Tysons Executive Plaza II 2010 Corporate Ridge, Suite 400
McLean VA 22102
To apply, please search for requisition # 036489 at

Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax, and advisory firms.

The Records Management Interns will assist the Information Governance team in the development of a Grant Thornton Information Governance program by performing detailed records management tasks and conducting analysis in support of projects aimed at improving the effectiveness and efficiency of records management at Grant Thornton. As a Records Management Intern you’ll have opportunities to influence the development of records management and information governance practices at Grant Thornton.  In addition, as a Records Management Intern you’ll focus on continuously developing your technical and professional skills.  Additional responsibilities may include:

– Assist in classifying legacy records according to the Grant Thornton Records Retention Schedule using available metadata
– Assist in identifying records eligible for destruction and preparing destruction lists
– Assist in training and supporting a network of records and information stewards with representation from throughout the firm to serve as Information Governance change agents and gatekeepers to repositories of business records
– Assist in developing and refining a Business Records Repository in SharePoint
– Assist in identifying and mitigating gaps in consistent deployment and usage of the firm’s software application for the management of business records in file rooms


– Interested candidates should display an affinity for learning and problem-solving skills. – Interested candidates should be self-starters and should demonstrate strength in or a desire to build skills related to Grant Thornton’s core values of: Collaboration, Leadership, – Excellence, Agility, Respect and Responsibility.
– Pursuing or recently completed a Master’s degree that includes coursework in archives and records management; prefer 1+ year of study completed
– Major and overall GPA of 3.0/4.0
– Working knowledge of records management theory and practice
– Familiarity with records retention schedules

Skill Requirements:
– Excellent analytical, communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
– Strong technical aptitude, analytical, and problem-solving skills
– Competency in business computer skills
– Ability to perform highly detailed tasks
– Ability to work in a collaborative team environment and independently
– Enthusiasm to learn through a combination of structured, on-the-job and self-directed training.
– Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a complex team environment
– Desire to pursue a career in records management or information governance
– Database design knowledge and skills are a plus
– Prior experience working in an office setting is a plus

Grant Thornton LLP provides both local and national training programs related to an individual’s job responsibilities. We are committed to ongoing professional development and we encourage individuals to attend outside training seminars.

Grant Thornton LLP offers an outstanding opportunity for career growth and development, an attractive compensation and incentive program, generous benefits including immediate participation in our 401(k) plan, and a flexible work environment that offers individual enrichment opportunities in a team environment.

It is Grant Thornton’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


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