Collections Intern South Orange, NJ
Walsh Gallery- Seton Hall University
Required Experience: Graduate student seeking a degree in Museum Studies or related course of study preferred. Alternatively, an Undergraduate student seeking a degree in Art History or History with at least 1 year of museum experience.
Supervisor: Collections Manager
Term: 1 semesters, with possibility of continuation.
Total Interns: 1 to 2 per annum
Overview: Students will work under the supervision of the Collections Manager on cataloguing, cleaning, and rehousing the Seton Hall University Museum of Anthropology and Archaeology Collection. This important collection of artifacts is in the early stages of being fully documented and stored since being moved to their new location. Interns must have excellent problem-solving and organizational skills and be able to work independently following a hands-on training period. Though this internship is unpaid, we will assist you in obtaining internship credits from your university, if applicable.
Projects will include:
- Verifying records, reconciling paper documentation with Past Perfect records
- Creating and organizing files
- Assessing a wide variety of artifacts (baskets, ceramics, textiles, etc.),
- Taking high-resolution photographs, measuring, describing, numbering, condition reporting, and creating digital records
- Updating data in Past Perfect to reflect standard cataloguing procedures
Learning Outcomes:
- Develop the ability to safely handle and condition report a wide variety of artifacts, and be up-to-date with industry standards on collections care
- Acquire an understanding of appropriate archival materials and storage techniques for a variety of artifacts
- Gain knowledge of environmental concerns (light levels, temperature, humidity, pests, mold, etc.) and be able to effectively remediate them
- Understand basic preventative care to ensure the long-term preservation of artifacts
- Proficiency with the Past Perfect database, including nomenclature, entering information in accordance with standard cataloguing procedures
- Create basic mounts and boxes for long-term storage of artifacts
- Understanding appropriate work-flows for cataloguing artifacts
Work Schedule: Schedule is flexible. No fewer than 1 – 2 days per week (roughly 10 to 14 hours).
To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to romana.schaeffer@shu.edu by June 15, 2018. Anticipated start date of June 25, 2018.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 23rd

Fall 2018 Public History Internship Jacksonville, IL
Illinois College
Illinois College is seeking its next Public History Graduate Intern for fall 2018.
This full-time semester position will work closely with the campus archive and campus museum and is designed to support emerging professionals interested in museums, archives, and public history. Candidates who are recent graduates or seeking a hands-on internship in the field to meet graduate requirements are encouraged to apply. Individuals with degrees in history, art history, library information science, history, historical administration, and public history are especially encouraged.
Position includes a generous stipend and free housing. Deadline to apply is Friday, June 1.
For more details, see position post here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 16th

Two Summer Curatorial Internships Shaker Heights, OH
The Shaker Historical Society
This is an exciting time to be at the Shaker Historical Society! Gain hands-on experience working with out collection and processing 19th and 20th century objects! If you are interested in interning with us this summer, please send your application as soon as possible. We do accept applications throughout the year but we cannot guarantee that a vacancy is always available. Right now, we do have two collection internships to offer for summer 2018.
Duties:
Assist in the digitization of museum collections.
Research and write about museum artifacts for the museum’s website and blog.
Assist in the physical organization of museum collections.
Learn how to use PastPerfect IV
Benefits:
Gain hands-on experience with collections management software.
Get to know the workings of a small museum.
Attend museum programs and events.
Academic credit available.
Requirements:
A professional work ethic and flexible nature
A consistent time table
Academic credit requirements vary, so time commitments are flexible.
Experience in the fields of education or history preferred.
Laptop not required but recommended.
All internships are unpaid at this time.
Please submit a resume and letter of interest noting your availability to Ware Petznick, PhD, wpetznick@shakerhistory.org
The Shaker Historical Society
16740 South Park Boulevard
Shaker Heights, Ohio 44120
216.921.1201
www.shakerhistory.org
wpetznick@shakerhistory.org
We inspire people to engage in and celebrate the story of Shaker Heights and its impact on the region… past, present, and future.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 12th

Education Internship Shaker Heights, OH
The Shaker Historical Society
Education is a primary concern, so you may have the opportunity to design your own program and put it into practice!
Duties:
Assist in the development of standards-based field trip programs for local schools.
Help facilitate programs for students of all ages.
Assist in the creation of a Young Historians program.
Benefits:
Gain hands-on experience creating curriculum and museum materials. Your contributions will be used by visitors every day!
Get to know the workings of a small museum.
Attend museum programs and events.
Academic credit available.
Successful intern will gain valuable experience and reference for resume!
Requirements:
A consistent time table
Academic credit requirements vary, so time commitments are flexible. Start and end dates are also flexible.
Experience in the fields of education or history preferred.
Laptop not required but recommended.
All internships are unpaid at this time.
Please submit a resume and letter of interest noting your availability to Ware Petznick, PhD, wpetznick@shakerhistory.org
The Shaker Historical Society
16740 South Park Boulevard
Shaker Heights, Ohio 44120
216.921.1201
www.shakerhistory.org
wpetznick@shakerhistory.org
We inspire people to engage in and celebrate the story of Shaker Heights and its impact on the region… past, present, and future.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 12th


Development Internship
Shaker Heights, OH
The Shaker Historical Society
This is an exciting time to be at the Shaker Historical Society! Gain hands-on experience as we raise funds and awareness for capital projects, general operating costs and exceptional projects such as the third floor ballroom restoration and the restoration of the museum’s 1917 fire truck. Learn what it takes to help museums raise the essential funding they need to keep the lights on and the doors open!
We accept applications throughout the year, but if you are interested in learning about development this summer, please send your application to us asap.
Duties:
Assist in the development of our community outreach.
Research and write grants.
Assist in processing monthly memberships.
Learn how to use eTapestry
Benefits:
Gain hands-on experience with membership and annual giving campaigns.
Gain experience with grant writing under supervision.
Get to know the workings of a small museum.
Attend museum programs and events.
Academic credit available.
Requirements:
A professional work ethic and flexible nature
A consistent time table
Academic credit requirements vary, so time commitments are flexible.
Experience in the fields of education or history preferred.
Laptop not required but recommended.
All internships are unpaid at this time.
Please submit a resume and letter of interest noting your availability to Ware Petznick, PhD, wpetznick@shakerhistory.org
The Shaker Historical Society
16740 South Park Boulevard
Shaker Heights, Ohio 44120
216.921.1201
www.shakerhistory.org
wpetznick@shakerhistory.org
We inspire people to engage in and celebrate the story of Shaker Heights and its impact on the region… past, present, and future.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 12th

Collections Management Internship Hoffman Estates, IL
The Obama Presidential Library
The Barack Obama Presidential Library located in Hoffman Estates, IL has an internship opportunity to work with the artifact collections assisting in object cataloging and inventory. We are still accepting applications for summer interns.
Details about the internship and an explanation of the application process are located on our website.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 10th

Fall Curatorial Internships Washington, DC
U.S. Supreme Court
The Office of the Curator at the Supreme Court of the United States is currently accepting applications for Fall 2018 internships. Interns play an integral role in the Curator’s Office, contributing their skills and enthusiasm to completing substantive projects that assist the curatorial staff in fulfilling our mission to preserve the records and history of the Supreme Court and provide visitors with information on Court history and architecture. Additionally, all interns gain valuable public speaking and interpersonal skills by regularly conducting tours and Courtroom Lectures and by staffing a Visitor Desk.
A detailed description of the program and application instructions can be found on the Supreme Court’s website. Please share this link with any students who may be interested in applying. All applications and other required materials must be submitted by Thursday, June 15 to receive consideration for the fall.
Please note: Interns will gain an understanding of museum practices and procedures and receive a thorough introduction to the history and functions of the Supreme Court, however this is not a legal internship. It does not involve working with legal functions of the Court. Internships are unpaid. Interns are encouraged to pursue academic credit through their institutions of study and in consultation with the Supreme Court Internship Program.
Please submit questions regarding the Supreme Court Internship Program via web form or by phone at 202-479-3415.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted May 10th

Public History Graduate Internship - Fall 2018 Jacksonville, IL
Illinois College
Details: The Public History Graduate Intern will work during the fall semester with a flexible mid-August start date and a flexible end date in mid-December. Interns may select from a variety of projects that emphasize their interests, strengths, and professional goals. The intern will work closely with the college archivist and curator on a range of short- and long-term projects. The intern will gain experience with the day-to-day management of a campus archive and campus museum, including aiding in research requests, managing the reading room, as well as assisting with programs and/or activities such as tours and special events. The intern will also help oversee a team of undergraduate student workers. The selected intern will focus on a main project throughout the semester which supports institutional needs and the intern’s academic and/or professional goals. Past graduate internship projects have focused on processing a congressional collection, aiding in preservation and digitization initiatives, and collaborating to create temporary campus exhibits.
Compensation:The position includes a generous stipend as well as free on-campus housing. The internship position also supports professional development opportunities including regional site visits, local conference attendance as available, and a range of educational, musical, and athletic offerings available on a liberal arts campus.
Who can apply? Current, graduate or recently graduated students from MA or MLIS programs in history, public history, archival studies, historical administration, art history, library sciences, and related disciplines are eligible to apply. Students interested in a career in archives, records management, public history, and museums are especially encouraged.
To apply: Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for two references by Friday, June 1, 2018. The cover letter should express how this position will support academic and career goals. Applications should be sent electronically as one PDF or Word Document to samantha.sauer@ic.edu. Please use the subject line “Graduate Internship Application.” References should be able to speak to the applicant’s academic abilities, dependability, and interest in the field.
Full Internship posting here.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted April 14th

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Paid Summer Internship Cambridge, MA
MIT List Visual Arts Center
The MIT List Visual Arts Center is excited to announce we are accepting applications for a registration intern for Summer 2018 through our partnership with Arts Intern Boston.
Arts Intern supports engaging, challenging, career-building internships at cultural organizations in New York, Boston, Cleveland, Philadelphia, and Providence. Arts Intern provides opportunities for college undergraduates to learn about nonprofit arts professions through internships in museums and cultural institutions. The program seeks candidates with demonstrated financial need and encourages applicants from diverse cultural backgrounds. Visit www.artsintern.org for more information.
This position will be responsible for managing an initiative to research and secure copyright permissions for our extensive permanent collection of contemporary art. The intern will work primarily with the Permanent Collections Registrar to gain experience using EmbARK collections management software, and learn museum collections standards and procedures.
This position pays $12 per hour for 28 hours a week for 9 weeks. In addition, you will receive a $580 stipend for completing the Arts Intern component of the program. Visit the Program Details page for more information. This internship may be applied towards credit as your school allows.
Before Applying, Please Verify You:
1) Will be enrolled as a full time undergraduate student as of the Fall 2018 semester. You must be a rising Junior or Senior.
2) Attend college in Boston, or live within the boundary established by Route 128 (also known as the 95 loop).
3) Have an Expected Family Contribution of less than $5000. This number is on your FAFSA form, to see what it looks like -- click here.
Application Procedures:
1) To apply to a position, please click here and fill out the eligibility application form. Note: you must make note of which position you're applying to in the application.
2) Once your eligibility application is reviewed and approved, Studio Institute will send you an email confirming your eligibility for the program.
3) You will forward this confirmation email, along with your CV, cover letter, transcript, and recommendations to the email at the bottom of each position description with the subject "Arts Intern 2018 Approved Application"
Once you've received confirmation of eligibility, email your application to Lisa DeLong at lmdelong@mit.edu. The application deadline is May 31, 2018.
Please quote Global Museum Jobs in your application. Posted Febuary 2nd