Intern will work on processing at least one special collection of moderate size in order to gain knowledge of working with material within a museum collection. Under the guidance of the Collections staff, intern will catalog material according to standard museum practices. The specific collection to be worked upon will be decided by Collections staff based upon staff needs and/or the intern’s interests or program requirements.
Intern may also assist with an exhibition installation, work with material within the library’s collection, and assist the Archivist and Collections Manager with various projects.
A 10-15 page paper will be produced and presented at the end of the semester. In addition, a mid-term and end-of-term evaluation will be done by the History Center supervisor and sent to the faculty supervisor. A presentation to staff, faculty, and other interns will be made at the end of the semester.
Candidates MUST be of Graduate status and MUST receive educational credit.
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Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Intern is required to work 10-12 hours per week
- Intern may also work at an off-site storage facility located approximately 11 miles south of the His