Mercy Archives

Opportunities at Mercy Archives

Staff Positions

Position Openings

Start your career with the Mercy Archives and Records Team. Please submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of three references with all applications to Mercy Archives.

Contract Processing Archivist


Mercy Archives believes in supporting the next generation of cultural heritage professionals by offering flexible real-world experiences for those exploring the career field. We have several locations across the continental U.S. which are open to interested undergraduate, graduate and recent graduates for our voluntary, paid and for course-credit year-round internships. Applicants can learn beyond the traditional academic theory of cultural heritage and gain valuable real-world experience. Projects vary by semester, based on current strategic planning initiatives and an applicant’s existing skillset and interests. See position postings below for more information. Please submit a resume, cover letter and a list of three references with all applications to Mercy Archives (please email

Position Openings

Revolving Internship

Volunteer Opportunities

We have several locations which provide an opportunity for those interested in supporting the legacy of the Sisters of Mercy. Volunteers help progress projects and add to the archive’s mission to preserve the legacy of the Sisters of Mercy. We ask that volunteers should have an interest in American religious history, women’s history or archival/library/museum sciences and can offer at least a four-hour weekly commitment. For more information, please email your interest to Mercy Archives. (please email

Volunteering with Mercy Archives 2022
Volunteer Application