The Jewish Museum of Maryland (JMM) seeks a qualified intern to assist the Collections Department with preparations for an upcoming exhibit on weddings and marriage ceremonies. The intern will look closely at our artifact, archival, and photographic collections for exhibit-related material; perform condition reports; and work on rehousing and cataloging. The intern will also coordinate a state-wide collecting initiative aimed at enhancing our wedding-related collections. Other small collections projects, such as object photography and processing donations, will be available based on the intern’s interests.
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 museum studies, history, art history, material culture, or Jewish studies. Previous museum experience not required. Attention to detail a must; interest in collections management preferred. This internship is full time for ten weeks and includes a modest stipend; it does not include housing.
Preferred Areas of Study/Major(s)
museum studies, history, art history, material culture, Jewish 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..