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.
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, and students with an interest in and/or experience with working with photographic collections are encouraged to apply. This internship is full time for ten weeks and includes a modest stipend; it does not include housing.
Preferred Areas of Study/Major(s)
archives, library science, museum studies, cultural anthropology, history
Summer (Jun - Aug)
Hours per week:
20 or more hours
10am - 5pm
Yes, $500 - $1000 stipend
U.S. Citizen/U.S. National, Permanent U.S. Resident, Employment (H1-Visa)
March 15, 2019
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 (email preferred).Please include “Archives Intern” in your subject line. Application deadline is March 15, 2019.
Stipend dependent on educational level, $500 for undergraduates and $1,000 for graduates.