Careers in Rare Books and Manuscripts: Frequently Asked Questions / Job Resources / Archives Profession
I’m thinking of becoming an archivist. Where can I learn what it’s like to work in the field?
The Society of American Archivists provides an introduction to the field on their web page, So You Want to Be an Archivist: An Overview of the Archival Profession.
For suggestions on ways to get in touch with an archivist to talk about the field, see: Is there anyone I can talk to with questions I have about the profession?