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 2, 2014. Requirements and application deadlines vary by department.

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

 

Current Opportunities:

 

WINTER 2015

Collections Wintern – January

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 collections, object photography, data entry, artifact handling, and indexing and/or transcribing oral histories.  Attention to detail is a must; interest in collections management preferred.

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. Winternships begin January 6, 2015. Winterns are expected to complete 4 weeks of full time work and can earn course credit with approval from their academic institution.

Please send a cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to Joanna Church, Collections Manager, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore MD 21202 or to jchurch@jewishmuseummd.org. Please include “Collections Wintern” in your subject line. Applications due December 1, 2014.

 

Photo Archives Wintern

The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks qualified candidates for an internship in our photograph collection. 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.

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. Winternships begin January 6, 2015. Winterns are expected to complete 4 weeks of full time work and can earn course credit with approval from their academic institution.

Please send a cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to Joanna Church, Collections Manager, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore MD 21202 or to jchurch@jewishmuseummd.org. Please include “Collections Wintern” in your subject line. Applications due December 1, 2014.

 

 SPRING 2015

 

Collections Intern – Spring

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 collections, object photography, data entry, artifact handling, and indexing and/or transcribing oral histories.  Attention to detail is a must; interest in collections management preferred.

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. Spring internship start date is negotiable but interns are expected to complete 120 hours of work throughout the semester. Spring internships can earn course credit with approval from their academic institution.

Please send a cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to Joanna Church, Collections Manager, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore MD 21202 or to jchurch@jewishmuseummd.org. Please include “Collections Intern – Spring” in your subject line. Applications due January 5, 2015.

Photo Archives Intern – Spring

The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks qualified candidates for an internship in our photograph collection. 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.

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. Spring internship start date is negotiable but interns are expected to complete 120 hours of work throughout the semester. Spring internships can earn course credit with approval from their academic institution.

Please send a cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to Joanna Church, Collections Manager, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore MD 21202 or to jchurch@jewishmuseummd.org.  Please include “Photo Archives Intern – Spring” in your subject line. Applications due January 5, 2015.