Summer 2015 Interns

Summer 2015 Interns

Interning with the Jewish Museum of Maryland (JMM) is a dynamic, interesting, educational, and fun experience.  Summer internships include a small stipend but do not cover housing or transportation. Fall and Spring semester internships are often available in multiple departments. Free parking is provided. Internships may be used for course credit with approval from the intern’s academic institution. Orientation for summer internships will be held on June 6, 2016.

Applications are now CLOSED for Summer Internships. View below for the kinds of internships sometimes available at the JMM.

You can read about previous interns’ experiences at the JMM here!

Public History Intern

The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks an undergraduate or graduate student intern to assist in the implementation of a story collecting project focused in the Baltimore synagogue community. Tasks include, but are not limited to: reviewing the JMM collections for related archives and objects; conducting and transcribing oral histories; recruiting and coordinating volunteers who will assist in oral history collection; and contributing ideas for the format of the final presentation of the collection.

Interested students should be working toward a degree in history, public history, Jewish studies, anthropology, museum studies, or other related field of study. Previous museum or gallery experience is not required. This internship will be supervised by the museum’s curator, and is eligible for academic credit.

Please send a cover letter discussing your interest in and preparation for this internship, background, and availability; resume; a 1- to2-page writing sample; and list of three references to Rachel Kassman, Internship Coordinator, rkassman@jewishmuseummd.org. Please include “Public History Intern” in your subject line. Application deadline is April 29, 2016.

Interning with the Jewish Museum of Maryland (JMM) 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.  Internships may earn course credit with approval from their academic institution. Orientation for the summer internship program will be held on Monday, June 6, 2016.

 

Administrative Intern

The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks a qualified intern to assist in organizing and systematizing the Museum’s administrative digital files. Tasks include, but are not limited to: assessing the current file structure and proposing a new taxonomy, filing structure and naming convention; reorganizing digital files to minimize version control issues and multiple paths leading to similar files.

Interested students should be working toward a degree in computer science, communications, English, arts or non-profit management, or museum studies, and should be highly organized and detail-oriented. Previous museum or gallery experience is not required.

Please send a cover letter, availability, resume, and list of three references to Rachel Kassman, Internship Coordinator, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore MD 21202 or to rkassman@jewishmuseummd.org. Please include “Administrative Intern” in your subject line. Applications due April 27th.

 

Education and Program Department Interns

Responsibilities include:

-Leading tours for school and adult groups (training to be provided);

-Assisting with our annual Summer Teacher’s Institute on Best Practices in Holocaust Education

-Helping with project/art installation with Holocaust Survivors- Memory Reconstruction: A Sacred Culture

-Developing resources and curriculum for upcoming education projects.

-Developing special programs in connection with

Family Program Series

Chicken Soup Cook-Off

First Defender’s Series

-Provide assistance in our marketing efforts and Visitor Services.

Time expectation: 30 hours per week

College undergrad or grad preferred.

Please include availability in your application.

Questions about this internship opportunity should be directed to:

Ilene Dackman-Alon, Director of Education
The Jewish Museum of Maryland
15 Lloyd Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
410.732.6400 X214
idackmanalon@jewishmuseummd.org

 

Exhibitions Intern

The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks an undergraduate or graduate student intern to participate in development of the museum’s new core exhibition, projected to open at the JMM in 2018. Tasks include, but are not limited to: researching and helping to select themes for the exhibition; surveying the JMM’s extensive collections of objects, images, documents, and oral histories; developing and maintaining an exhibition checklist; conducting and transcribing oral histories; helping to develop a social media architecture that will be integrated into the exhibition.

Interested students should be working toward a degree in history, Jewish studies, anthropology, museum studies, or curatorial studies. Experience and/or interest in the uses of social media a plus; previous museum or gallery experience is not required. This internship may be used for academic credit.

Please send a cover letter discussing your interest in and preparation for this internship, background, and availability; resume; a 1- to2-page writing sample; and list of three references to Rachel Kassman, Internship Coordinator, rkassman@jewishmuseummd.org. Please include “Exhibition Intern” in your subject line. Application deadline is April 27th.

Interning with the Jewish Museum of Maryland (JMM) 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.  Internships may earn course credit with approval from their academic institution. Orientation for the summer internship program will be held on Monday, June 6, 2016.

Questions about this internship opportunity should be directed to:

Karen Falk, Curator
The Jewish Museum of Maryland
15 Lloyd Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
410.732.6400 X214
kfalk@jewishmuseummd.org

Collections Intern

The Jewish Museum of Maryland (JMM) seeks a qualified intern to assist the Collections Department with preparations for an upcoming exhibit on weddings and marriage ceremonies.  The intern will look closely at our artifact, archival, and photographic collections for exhibit-related material; perform condition reports; and work on rehousing and cataloging.  The intern will also coordinate a state-wide collecting initiative aimed at  enhancing our wedding-related collections.  Other small collections projects, such as object photography and processing donations, will be available based on the intern’s interests.

Interested students should be working toward a degree in museum studies, history, art history, material culture, or Jewish studies. Previous museum experience not required. Attention to detail a must; interest in collections management preferred. This internship is full time for ten weeks and includes a modest stipend; it does not include housing.

Please send a cover letter, resume, availability, and list of three references (two of which must be professional or academic) Rachel Kassman, internship coordinator, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore MD 21202 or to rkassman@jewishmuseummd.org. Please include “Collections Intern” in your subject line. Application deadline is April 27th.

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.  Interns may earn course credit with approval from their academic institution. Orientation for the summer internship program will be held on Monday June 6, 2016.

Questions about this internship opportunity should be directed to:

Joanna Church, Collections Manager
The Jewish Museum of Maryland
15 Lloyd Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
410.732.6400 X214
jchurch@jewishmuseummd.org

 

Archives Intern

The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks a qualified intern to assist the Collections Department with general archives management projects.  The interns will process and create finding aids for several large archival collections. Other tasks include, but are not limited to: cataloging new donations and loans, digitizing collections, data entry, material rehousing, and research.

Interested students should be working toward a degree in archives management, library and information science, or museum studies. Previous museum experience not required. Attention to detail a must; interest in archives management preferred. This internship is full time for ten weeks and includes a modest stipend.

Please send a cover letter, resume, availability, and list of three references (two of which must be professional or academic) Rachel Kassman, internship coordinator, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore MD 21202 or to rkassman@jewishmuseummd.org. Please include “Collections Intern” in your subject line. Application deadline is April 27th.

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.  Interns may earn course credit with approval from their academic institution. Orientation for the summer internship program will be held on Monday June 6, 2016.

Questions about this internship opportunity should be directed to:

Joanna Church, Collections Manager
The Jewish Museum of Maryland
15 Lloyd Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
410.732.6400 X214
jchurch@jewishmuseummd.org

 

Marketing Intern

The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks a qualified intern to assist in marketing the Museum’s events and programs. Tasks include, but are not limited to: preparation of social media marketing packages for on-site exhibition and programs, drafting of press releases, dissemination of materials to potential exhibition visitors, personal follow-up after initial contact.

Interested students should be working toward a degree in communications, English, arts or non-profit management, or museum studies. Previous museum or gallery experience is not required.

Please send a cover letter, availability, resume, and list of three references to Rachel Kassman, Internship Coordinator, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore MD 21202 or to rkassman@jewishmuseummd.org. Please include “Marketing  Intern” in your subject line. Applications due April 27th.

Interning with the Jewish Museum of Maryland (JMM) 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.  Internships may earn course credit with approval from their academic institution. Orientation for the summer internship program will be held on Monday June 6, 2016.

 

Digital Projects Intern

The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks a qualified intern to assist in creating and implementing a variety of digital projects. Tasks include, but are not limited to: digitizing memoir collections, researching, writing about, and photographing collections objects; creating online biographies, Wikipedia articles, and exhibit-related article; and other projects.

Interested students should be comfortable learning and working with various social media technologies, web platforms, and digital software. Previous museum or gallery experience is not required.

Please send a cover letter, availability, resume, and list of three references to Rachel Kassman, Internship Coordinator, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore MD 21202 or to rkassman@jewishmuseummd.org. Please include “Digital Projects  Intern” in your subject line. Applications due April 27th.

Interning with the Jewish Museum of Maryland (JMM) 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.  Internships may earn course credit with approval from their academic institution. Orientation for the summer internship program will be held on Monday June 6, 2016.