The Mariners' Museum Library


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


100 Museum DriveNewport News, VA 23606


The Mariners' Museum Library seeks interns or volunteers to scan photographic negatives from our collection. Two positions are available immediately. The positions are unpaid.

Candidates will work under the supervision of the Photo Archivist to digitize negatives or prints and to create archival master files and derivative files.

The ideal candidate

  • is detail oriented
  • has some experience in Adobe Photoshop, and Bridge, scanning and scanning software
  • has an interest in hands-on digital experience, history, and/or museum studies

Sudent Objectives

  • To gain experience in the operations and procedures of a special library
  • To gain experience in scanning to archival standards (creating a master digital file and derivatives)
  • To contribute to providing access to valuable cultural resources

Work Schedule: 14-21 hours per week. Staff hours are Mon-Fri 9:00 am to 5:00 pm


  • Photography
  • Library Sciences

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 14 to 21 hours per week

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