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Library and Archives Intern

Internship Responsibilities

Spring 2022 Internship Program

Library & Archives Internship

Our Library & Archives department is seeking an Intern to assist with reference, circulation and cataloguing services. The Intern will gain experience working on library and archival research requests and be given insight into the day-to-day operations of circulation services including paging resources, checking-in and discharging materials. Projects will include copy cataloguing and enriching library MARC records.

 

Responsibilities

· Scanning library and archival resources.

· Serial control, including checking-in new materials.

· Rehousing materials according to arrangement plans.

 

Preferred Qualifications

· Strong organizational skills

· Writing/Communication skills

· Research abilities

· Database experience

 

Proposed Schedule

· This position will work onsite.

· This position will meet during the week.

 

Apply

Please download the Application Instructions to learn how to apply for this position. If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact us at internships@artbma.org.

Skill Set Required

· Scanning library and archival resources.

· Serial control, including checking-in new materials.

· Rehousing materials according to arrangement plans.

Internship Location

Baltimore, MD

Details

Semester: Spring (Feb - May)
Year: 2022
Hours per week: 10-20 hours
Workdays: Flexible
Pay: Yes, $850 stipend

Application Requirements

Application Deadline: January 23, 2022
Required Documentation: Resume, Cover Letter, Other - Recommendation letter
Application Instructions

Spring 2022 Internship Application Instructions

Eligibility

Applicants must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Currently enrolled in a Graduate or Undergraduate Program
  • Recent graduate from an accredited program (within 5 years)
  • PhD candidate

Commitment

  • Most positions will meet 2-3 days per week*
  • All Interns will work approximately 16 hours per week
  • Selected candidates will be expected to start in early Late February/ Early March 2022
  • If you require a specific number of hours or are planning to do this

internship for credit, please state your requirements in your cover letter

 

* A unique schedule will be created with each selected candidate.

Application Requirements

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Letter of Recommendation from a professor, academic advisor, or

supervisor (only 1 letter will be accepted)

  • Graphic Design applicants must also supply an electronic portfolio

(website, links, documents, etc.)

 

Application Deadline

All materials must be submitted by Sunday, January 23, 2022.

 

Notification of Decision

Please note, the review process will begin after all applications are received. At which time, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. We appreciate your patience during this time.

 

 

 

All materials may be sent via the following options:

  • Preferred Method: internships@artbma.org (please indicate the position(s) you are applying for in the subject line)

 

  • Through the post (please only use this method if there is no possibility to e mail documents):

 

ATTN: Rachel Sanchez

RE: Internship Application

The Baltimore Museum of Art

10 Art Museum Dr

Baltimore, MD 21218

 

 

BMA Internship Program Stipend

To promote our mission and DEAI initiatives, all BMA Interns are awarded an $850 stipend.

 

The Joshua Johnson Council Stipends

Through generous support from our Joshua Johnson Council, we are able to offer two stipends per year aimed at increasing participation of minority groups who are underrepresented in the fields of museum programming and administration. If you are interested in applying for a JJC Stipend, please indicate this clearly in your cover letter. The two candidates selected to receive a JJC stipend ($1000/ each) will be notified. 

 

Please note that if you are awarded a JJC Stipend, you are not eligible for an $850 BMA Internship Program stipend.

 

FAQS

 

Q: May I apply for more than one open Internship opportunity?

            A: Yes, you may apply for up to two open positions. Please reference them in your Cover Letter. You may also submit two separate cover letters (one for each position).

 

Q: What should I include in my Cover Letter?          

            A: Please include specific references to the position(s) for which you are applying and why you are interested in that department(s). It’s best to list experiences/classes that relate to the position(s). Also, please note if you are doing this Internship for credit. 

 

Q: Should my Letter of Recommendation be sent separately or with my other materials?

                A: Either way is fine!

 

Any additional questions may be sent to internships@artbma.org. Please, no phone calls.

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Baltimore, Maryland 21218

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