City of Grand Rapids Archives

City of Grand Rapids Archives

The City Archives is an excellent place to work for people interested in local government and local history. Our staff is very knowledgeable and professional. We make sure all of our workers are trained and we provide plenty of support for those who work at our facility. There is roughly 183 years of records at our facility and we have various jobs for our workers to complete. Some of the work includes database work, digitizing historical photos, and completing research for City of Grand Rapids staff, citizens, and researchers.  
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The City of Grand Rapids Archives is part of the City Clerk's Office and stores all the City's government records. We make sure they’re preserved and accessible to citizens and employees for research purposes. Our records date from 1838 to the present and includes City Commission records, historic photographs, historic maps, building plans, tax records, court records, and other related records. We also have the historic archive for the Grand Rapids Public Schools, which includes records from the late 19th Century to the present.
How many internships are you providing to the program?: 1
Placements require a financial obligation of $1,600 for each youth under 18 years old, and $2,000 for each intern 18 or older. Please indicate if you are a nonprofit organization and need wage assistance.: No
What transportation options for getting to and from work are available to you?: By Public Transport (Bus, Wheels to Work, or Bike/ Walk), By Car
Public Transportation Supports: Proximity to bus line and details of which line/stop. Wheels to Work program participation and cost.: Our facility is in the vicinity of State and Jefferson, so we are close to the bus stop.
Is your organization a Minority Business Enterprise?: No
Diversity Equity, & Inclusion Commitment: Share your organizations commitment to DEI, including local or national diversity commitments/pledges, links to public content outlining your strategy, and current representation in leadership and the general workforce.: We are with the City of Grand Rapids, so we follow the vision and commitment to DEI.