It’s that time again: WINTERNSHIPS!

Posted on November 11, 2010 by

Internships Available this WINTER/SPRING:

Photography Intern:

The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks a qualified candidate for an interdisciplinary internship. The intern will be responsible for photographing events and collections, processing and editing Internal Archive photos, handling and processing the photographic collection, managing online photographic efforts, and contributing to the JMM online presence.

Applicants should be interested in creating, processing, and preserving photography. Previous museum experience is not required. This internship is part time with flexible hours, beginning in October. This internship is unpaid and may be used for academic credit, with the approval of your institution. Free parking is provided. Housing is not provided.

Please send a cover letter, resume or CV, and three references (two of which must be academic or professional) to Rachel Kassman, Photo Archivist, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore MD 21202 or to rkassman@jewishmuseummd.org. Please include “Photography Intern” in your subject line. Application deadline is December 15, 2010.

Editorial Exhibition Intern:

The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks a qualified intern to assist in the exhibitions department. The Editorial Exhibition intern will be responsible for researching and writing for the Chosen Food exhibition blog and managing image content for the exhibition flickr page. The intern will work with a variety of primary and secondary source materials, including oral histories, archival manuscripts, historic and contemporary photographs as well as books and published papers to accomplish his/her responsibilities.

Previous museum experience is not required. This internship may be used for academic credit. Start date and hours are flexible; some hours may be completed off-site. Free parking is provided.

Please send a cover letter, resume, 3 references and a short writing sample to Ms. Rachel Kassman, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore, MD 21202 or email: rkassman@jewishmuseummd.org. Please include “Editorial Exhibition Intern” in the subject line. Application deadline is December 15th, 2010.

Education and Programming Intern:

The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks a passionate and qualified intern to join the Education and Programming departments. The intern will be responsible for participating in the creative and logistical efforts of the departments. This includes, but is not limited to, leading tours and facilitating groups, writing lesson plans, creating dynamic programming, contributing to the Museum’s online presence, and attending workshops and lectures.

Applicants should be interested in museum education, public programs, and visitor services. Previous museum experience is not required. This internship is part time with flexible hours, a minimum of 60 hours between September and December. This internship is unpaid and may be used for academic credit, with the approval of your institution. Free parking is provided. Housing is not provided.

Please send a cover letter stating your intent and why you are interested in the JMM, a resume or CV, and three references (at least two of which must be academic or professional to Elena Rosemond-Hoerr, Education and Programming Coordinator, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore MD 21202 or to erosemondhoerr@jewishmuseummd.org. Please include “Education and Programming Intern” in your subject line. Applications will be accepted immediately or until the position is filled.

Development Intern:

The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks a qualified intern to assist in the development department. The Development Intern will be responsible for assisting with data quality control, prospect research, grants management, event coordination and museum mailings.

Applicants should be interested in the business and administration aspects of the cultural arts. Previous museum experience is not required. This internship is full time and 10 weeks long, with a flexible start date. 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 and list of three references to Ms. Rachel Kassman, Development Coordinator, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore MD 21202 or to rkassman@jewishmuseummd.org. Please include “JMM Development Intern” in your subject line. Application deadline is December 15th, 2010.

Collections Intern:

The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks a qualified intern to assist in the Collections Department to work on general collections management projects. Tasks include, but are not limited to: cataloging new donations and loans, processing archival collections, object photography, data entry, digitizing photographic collections, artifact handling, and indexing 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. “Winternship” will run 4 weeks and can begin 1 December 2010. This internship can be used for academic credit.

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. Applications reviewed as received.

Exhibition Intern (I):

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 exhibition research, compiling and updating exhibition notebook, conducting and/or transcribing oral histories, cataloging new donations and loans, data entry, 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. Strong organizational skills are a plus. “Winternship” will run 4 weeks and can begin 1 December 2010. This internship can be used for academic credit.

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. Applications reviewed as received.

Exhibition Intern (II):

The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks a qualified intern to assist in the Collections and Exhibitions department to work on an upcoming off-site exhibition, Levindale. The exhibition intern will be responsible for exhibition research, compiling and updating exhibition notebook, conducting and/or transcribing oral histories, scanning photographs, data entry, 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. Strong organizational skills are a plus. “Winternship” will run 4 weeks and can begin 1 December 2010. This internship can be used for academic credit.

To apply, 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 kfalk@jewishmuseummd.org. Please include “Exhibition Intern” in your subject line. Applications reviewed as received.

JMM Archives Intern:

The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks a qualified intern to assist in the museum archives. The Archives Intern will be responsible for cataloging archival documents, and processing manuscript collections. Processing involves organizing archival collections and writing documents that help researchers locate materials within the collection. Duties may also include digitizing parts of archival collections.

Interested students should be working toward a degree in history, art history, material culture, Jewish studies, museum studies, or library science. Previous museum or library experience is not required. “Winternship” will run 4 weeks and can begin 1 December 2010.This internship can be used for academic credit.

Please send a cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to Ms. Jennifer Vess, Archivist, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore MD 21202 or to jvess@jewishmuseummd.org. Please include “JMM Archives Intern” in your subject line. Applications will be reviewed as received.

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