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Jewish Refugees and Shangai
February 3 – March 17, 2019

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 2018 summer internships will be held on June 4, 2018.

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


2018 Summer Internships

Education and Program Department:

Responsibilities include:

>Leading tours for camp groups, summer school and adult groups (training to be provided);

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

>Developing resources and curriculum for upcoming education projects.

Developing special programs in connection with

>Jonestown festival

>Houdini Exhibition Programming

>JMM Annual Cook-Off

>Annual Mitzvah Day

Provide assistance in our marketing efforts and Visitor Services.

Time expectation: 30 hours per week

College undergrad or grad preferred.

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 (email preferred). Please include “Education Intern” in your subject line. Application deadline is April 18th.


Collections and Exhibitions Department:

Collections Intern

The Jewish Museum of Maryland (JMM) seeks a qualified intern to assist the Collections Department with a variety of collections projects, including but not limited to inventories, object photography, condition reporting, and historical and decorative arts research. Projects can be tailored to the intern’s specific interests, where possible.

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 and registration 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) to Rachel Kassman, internship coordinator, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore MD 21202 or to rkassman@jewishmuseummd.org (email preferred). Please include “Collections Intern” in your subject line. Application deadline is April 18, 2018.


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 (email preferred). Please include “Archives Intern” in your subject line. Application deadline is April 18, 2018.


Historic Preservation and Research Intern

The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks a qualified intern to assist with a research project focused upon the Lloyd Street Synagogue.  The intern will research the history of the Lloyd Street Synagogue (focusing upon the architecture as well as past preservation efforts), complete a detailed survey of the current state of the synagogue, start the process of gaining approval for necessary maintenance from Maryland Historical Trust, and prepare mini exhibits for display in the synagogue.

Interested students should be working toward a post-graduate degree in historic preservation or other related fields. Previous museum experience not required. Please send a cover letter, resume, availability, and list of three references (two of which must be professional or academic) to Rachel Kassman, internship coordinator, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore MD 21202 or to rkassman@jewishmuseummd.org (email preferred). Please include “Historic Preservation and Research Intern” in your subject line. Application deadline is April 18, 2018.


Exhibitions Intern

The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks a qualified intern to work on upcoming exhibitions. Tasks include, but are not limited to: surveying the JMM’s extensive collections of objects, images, documents, and oral histories for relevant materials; developing and maintaining exhibition checklists; conducting and transcribing oral histories; and assisting with the installation and maintenance of large-scale and lobby exhibits.

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.

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 (email preferred). Please include “Exhibition Intern” in your subject line. Application deadline is April 18, 2018.


 

 

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