SUMMER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES ARE HERE!

Posted on February 7, 2011 by

Interning with the Jewish Museum of Maryland is a dynamic, interesting, educational, and fun experience.  JMM summer internships are full time for ten weeks and include a modest stipend. All summer interns at the JMM participate in professional development workshops, attend field trips, and contribute to the museum’s blog. Free parking is provided. Housing is not provided. Orientation for the summer internship program will be held on Wednesday, June 1, 2011.

Archives Intern (JMM)

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 as well as research.

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.

Please send a cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references (two of which must be professional or academic) 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 are due by March 18, 2011.

Archives Intern (BHU)

The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks a qualified intern to assist with the processing of Baltimore Hebrew University archives collection. The BHU Archives Intern will be responsible for cataloging archival documents, and processing manuscript collections.  Processing involves organizing one or more sections of the larger BHU archive collection 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.

Please send a cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references (two of which must be professional or academic) to Ms. Jennifer Vess, Archivist, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore MD 21202 or to jvess@jewishmuseummd.org. Please include “JMM BHU Archives Intern” in your subject line. Applications are due by March 18, 2011.

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, collections inventory, 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 museum studies, archival science, history, art history, material culture, or Jewish studies.

Please send a cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references (two of which must be professional or academic) 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 is Friday March 18, 2011.

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.

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 Friday March 18, 2011.

Education & 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.

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.

Exhibition Intern

The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks a qualified intern to work on two upcoming exhibitions about 20th century Maryland Jewish History. The exhibition intern will be responsible for conducting research in primary and secondary sources, compiling and updating image notebook, conducting and/or transcribing oral histories, scanning photographs, data entry, and artifact handling.

Interested students should be working toward a degree in museum studies, urban planning, public history, archival science, history, art history, material culture, or Jewish studies.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references (two of which must be professional or academic) to Ms. Anita Kassof, Associate Director, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore MD 21202 or to akassof@jewishmuseummd.org. Please include “Exhibition Intern” in your subject line. Application deadline is Friday March 18, 2011.

Photo Archive Interns (2)

The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks 2 qualified candidates for an interdisciplinary internship. Photo archive interns will be responsible for processing, cataloging and digitizing the JMM photograph collection as well as assisting with image research for a variety of publications and exhibitions.

Applicants should be interested in collections management, photography and photographic history and/or visual research.  Previous museum experience is not required.

Please send a cover letter, resume or CV, and three references (two of which must be professional or academic) to Rachel Kassman, Photo Archivist, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore MD 21202 or torkassman@jewishmuseummd.org.  Please include “Photo Archive Intern” in your subject line. Application deadline is March 18, 2011.

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