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 1, 2015. Requirements and application deadlines vary by department.

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

 

Current Opportunities:

 SUMMER 2015

 

Museum Management Internship

JMM is pleased to offer one special internship this summer in the office of the Executive Director.  The intern will split their time among the following three tasks: strategic planning (preparing materials to be used at our July Board of Directors’ meeting), data analysis (mining attendance statistics for meaningful patterns) and information management (helping to organize both physical and electronic filing systems).  This is a unique opportunity for someone majoring in business, arts management or museum studies who has an interest in museum entrepreneurship.  Our director has 25 years of experience managing science and history museums and looks forward to the opportunity to mentor an intern with a sincere interest in an executive career in a mission-driven institution.

Please send a cover letter, 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 “Museum Management Intern” in your subject line. Applications due Friday, March 13.

 

Marketing Intern – Summer

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 Friday, March 13.

 

Education and Programming Intern – Summer

The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks qualified candidates for an internship in our Education and Program department. Responsibilities include: leading tours for school and adult groups (training to be provided); developing education programs for schools and teacher training workshops in connection with the Museum’s exhibitions calendar; assisting with preparation for public and family programs; and providing marketing assistance.

Time expectation: 30 hours per week. College undergraduate or graduate student preferred.

Please send a cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to Ilene Dackman-Alon, Director of Education  Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore MD 21202 or to idackmanalon@jewishmuseummd.org. Please include “Education and Programming Intern” in your subject line. Applications due Friday, March 13.

 

Collections Intern

The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks a qualified intern to assist the Collections Department with general collections management projects.  Our focus this summer is performing the triennial inventory of the collections.  Other tasks include, but are not limited to: cataloging new donations and loans, object photography, data entry, artifact handling, and research.

Interested students should be working toward a degree in museum studies, archival science, 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.

Please send a cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references (two of which must be professional or academic) to Joanna Church, Collections Manager, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore MD 21202 or to jchurch@jewishmuseummd.org. Please include “Collections Intern” in your subject line. Application deadline is Friday, March 13, 2015.

 

Archives Interns

The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks two qualified interns to assist the Collections Department with general archives management projects.  Our focus this summer is performing the triennial inventory of the 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 museum studies, archival science, history, art history, material culture, or Jewish studies. Previous museum experience not required. Attention to detail a must; interest in collections or 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) to Joanna Church, Collections Manager, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore MD 21202 or to jchurch@jewishmuseummd.org. Please include “Archives Intern” in your subject line. Application deadline is Friday, March 13, 2015.

 

Exhibition Research Intern

The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks an undergraduate or graduate student intern to assist in research for upcoming exhibition titled Beyond Chicken Soup: Jews and Medicine in America, opening at the JMM in spring 2016. Tasks include, but are not limited to: research in JMM archival holdings, maintaining object checklist, conducting oral histories, oral history transcription, drafting object labels, assisting in processing loans of materials from private and institutional collections, contributing to exhibition content and design development.

Interested students should be working toward a degree in history, anthropology, museum studies, or curatorial studies. Experience and/or interest in medical science/history a plus; previous museum or gallery experience is not required. Internship will run 10 weeks beginning June 1, 2015. 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 2-page writing sample; and list of three references; to Karen Falk Curator, at kfalk@jewishmuseummd.org. Please include “Exhibition Intern” in your subject line. Application deadline is Friday, March 13.