The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks a qualified intern to assist the Collections Department with general archives management projects. The interns will process and create finding aids for several large archival collections. Other tasks include, but are not limited to: cataloging new donations and loans, digitizing collections, data entry, material rehousing, and research.
Interning with the Jewish Museum of Maryland is a dynamic, interesting, educational, and fun experience. JMM summer internships are full time for ten weeks and include a modest stipend. All summer interns at the JMM participate in professional development workshops, attend field trips, and contribute to the museum’s blog. Free parking is provided. Housing is not provided. Interns may earn course credit with approval from their academic institution. Orientation for the summer internship program will be held on Monday June 5, 2017.
Skill Set Required
Interested students should be working toward a degree in archives management, library and information science, or museum studies. Previous museum experience not required. Attention to detail a must; interest in archives management preferred. This internship is full time for ten weeks and includes a modest stipend.
Preferred Areas of Study/Major(s)
archives management, library and information science, museum studies
Summer (Jun - Aug)
Hours per week:
20 or more hours
Monday - Friday
Yes, $500 - $1000 stipend
March 31, 2017
Resume, Cover Letter, References
Please send a cover letter, resume, availability, and list of three references (two of which must be professional or academic) Rachel Kassman, internship coordinator, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore MD 21202 or to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include “Collections Intern” in your subject line. Application deadline is March 31st.