Summer 2010 Internships

Posted on February 19, 2010 by

Summer 2010 Internship Announcements

Orientation for the summer internship program will be held on Tuesday, June 1, 2010.

JMM PHOTO INTERN
The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks a qualified intern to assist in the photo archives. The Photo Intern will be responsible for processing, cataloging and digitizing the photographic collections of the museum. The photo intern may also be asked to assist with other collections tasks such as photographing objects, exhibition de-installation, exhibition installation, and photographing museum events.
Interested students should be working toward a degree in history, art history, material culture, Jewish studies, museum studies, photography or library science. Previous museum or library experience is not required. The internship is 10 weeks long. This internship can be used for academic credit.
Stipends will be awarded, but will not offset the cost of living in Baltimore. Free parking is provided. Housing is not provided.

Please send a cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to Ms. Rachel Kassman, Photo Archivist and Librarian, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore MD 21202 or to rkassman@jewishmuseummd.org. Please include “JMM Photo Intern” in your subject line. Application deadline: March 15, 2010.

BHU ARCHIVES INTERN
The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks 1-2 qualified graduate interns to assist in the processing of the Baltimore Hebrew University archive collection.
Interested students should be working toward a degree in archival science, library science or history with an archives concentration. Equivalent experience outside an academic environment may be substituted. Previous museum or library experience is not required. The internship is 10 weeks long.
There is a small stipend available for these internship, dependent on number of hours worked. This internship can also be used for academic credit. Stipends will not offset the cost of living in Baltimore. Free parking is provided. Housing is not provided.

Please send a cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to Ms. Jennifer Vess, Acting Archivist, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore MD 21202 or to jvess@jewishmuseummd.org. Please include “BHU Archives Intern” in your subject line. Application deadline: March 15, 2010.

EXHIBITION INTERN
The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks a qualified intern to assist in the Collections and Exhibitions department to work on an upcoming exhibition, Chosen Food: Cuisine, Culture and Jewish Identity. The exhibition intern will be responsible for visual and newspaper research for exhibition development, conducting and/or transcribing oral histories, cataloging new donations and loans, data entry, gallery preparation, and artifact handling.
Interested students should be working toward a degree in history, art history, material culture, Jewish studies, museum studies, or archival science. Previous museum or gallery experience is not required. The internship is 10 weeks long. This internship can be used for academic credit.
Stipends will be awarded, but will not offset the cost of living in Baltimore. Free parking is provided. Housing is not provided.
To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to Ms. Karen Falk, Curator, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore MD 21202 or to kfalk@jewishmuseummd.org. Please include “Exhibition Intern” in your subject line. Application deadline: March 15, 2010.

COLLECTIONS INTERN
The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks a qualified intern to assist in the Collections and Exhibitions department to work on general collections management projects. Tasks include, but are not limited to: cataloging new donations and loans, object photography, data entry, reviewing A/V collections, artifact handling, and conducting and/or transcribing oral histories.
Interested students should be working toward a degree in history, art history, material culture, Jewish studies, museum studies, or archival science. Previous museum or gallery experience is not required. The internship is 10 weeks long. This internship can be used for academic credit.
Stipends will be awarded, but will not offset the cost of living in Baltimore. Free parking is provided. Housing is not provided.
Please send a cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to Ms. Jobi Zink, Sr. Collections Manager, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore MD 21202 or to jzink@jewishmuseummd.org. Please include “Collections Intern” in your subject line. Application deadline: March 15, 2010.

Education and Program Department

Responsibilities include: leading tours for school and adult groups (training to be provided); developing special programs for schools and teacher training workshops; assisting with preparation for public and family programs; and providing marketing assistance.

Time expectation: 30 hours per week

College undergrad or grad preferred.
Please send resume, cover letter and availability to the following:
Ilene Dackman-Alon, Program Director
The Jewish Museum of Maryland
15 Lloyd Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
410.732.6400 X214
idackmanalon@jewishmuseummd.org

BALTIMORE JEWISH COUNCIL INTERN

The Baltimore Jewish Council seeks a qualified intern to assist in the work of the Holocaust Remembrance Commission (HRC). The HRC works to provide Holocaust education and commemoration to educators, students and the community at large. The HRC intern would be responsible for maintaining the Speakers Bureau, filling requests for Holocaust survivors’ presentations at schools or organizations, and helping in the planning and preparation of upcoming programs, e.g. the Yom HaShoah commemoration (Holocaust Remembrance Day, April 11, 2010) and teacher training workshops.
Interested students should be working toward a degree in history, English, Jewish studies, or education. Previous experience is not required. The internship is 12 weeks long and requires a minimum of 8 hours/week. This internship can be used for academic credit.
To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to Jeanette Parmigiani, Director of Holocaust Programs, Baltimore Jewish Council, 5750 Park Heights Avenue, Baltimore MD 21215 or to jparmigiani@baltjc.org. Please include “HRC Intern” in your subject line. Applications reviewed as received.

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