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.

Current Opportunities:

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

 

 2014 SUMMER INTERNSHIPS

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. 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 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 14, 2014.

 

EDUCATION AND PROGRAM INTERN

The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks a talented and enthusiastic student to serve as an intern in the Education/Program department. The Education and Program Department of the JMM organizes all of the public programs that the Museum presents including lectures, exhibition openings, family workshops, school programs, and group tours. The department also produces curricular resource guides for educators and oversees the museum’s marketing efforts. Interns will have the opportunity to help in all of these areas while learning about the Museum’s unique collections, exhibitions, and two historic synagogues.

Specific projects include leading group tours, assisting with the development of a new series of curricular materials on local Jewish history, and helping us launch our summer program series.

Internship requirements. Candidates must have strong written, communication, and public speaking skills; be able to work independently; a background in education, Jewish studies and/or American history is preferred.  A flexible work schedule can be accommodated.

Please send resume and letter of interest to: Ilene Dackman-Alon, Director of Education
The Jewish Museum of Maryland 15 Lloyd Street  Baltimore, MD 21202  or to idackmanalon@jewishmuseummd.org

 

EXHIBITIONS AND PROGRAMS MARKETING INTERN

The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks a qualified intern to assist in promoting public programs and exhibitions. Tasks include, but are not limited to: Preparation of social media marketing packages for on-site exhibition and programs, 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. 10-wek internship begins June 2, 2014. Free parking is provided. Housing is not provided. Internship may be used to earn course credit with approval from academic institution.

Please send a cover letter, resume, and list of three references to Rachel Kassman, Marketing Manager, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore, MD  21202 or to rkassman@jewishmuseummd.org. Please include “Marketing Intern” in your subject line. Application deadline is Friday, March 14, 2014.

 

EXHIBITION RESEARCH INTERN

The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks an undergraduate or graduate student to assist in research for upcoming  Jews, Health, and Healing exhibition, projected to open at the JMM in fall 2015. Tasks include, but are not limited to: research in JMM archival holdings, conducting oral history interviews, oral history transcription, drafting object labels, assisting in collection of materials from community members, 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 2, 2014 and includes a modest stipend. This internship can be used for academic credit.

Please send a cover letter, dates of availability, resume, and list of three references to Karen Falk Curator, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore MD 21202 or to kfalk@jewishmuseummd.org. Please include “Exhibition Intern” in your subject line. Application deadline is March 14, 2014.

 

ORAL HISTORY INTERN

The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks qualified candidates for an oral history internship. The oral history intern will be responsible for conducting research and developing questions for oral history interviews for the upcoming exhibition Great Expectations: Jews, Health and Healing; conducting interviews; transcribing new and existing oral history interviews, as well as data entry.

Interested students should be working toward a degree in museum studies, medical history, public history, archival science, history, material culture, or Jewish studies. Attention to detail required. Previous oral history experience preferred. This internship is full time for ten weeks and includes a modest stipend.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, list of three references to Ms. Jobi Zink, Sr. Collections Manager, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore, MD 21202 or to jzink@jewishmuseummd.org Please include “Oral History Intern” in your subject line. Application deadline is Friday, March 14, 2014.

 

URBAN ARCHAEOLOGY INTERN

The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks a qualified intern to assist in the Collections Department to work on the Lloyd Street Synagogue and urban archaeology collection. Tasks include, but are not limited to: artifact handling, cataloguing archaeology specimens, reconciling object numbers, assisting in LSS collections inventory, object photography, and data entry.

Interested students should be working toward a degree in museum studies, archaeology, history, art history, material culture, or Jewish studies. Attention to detail required. Experience with numbering systems is preferred. Experience with object photography 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 Ms. Jobi Zink, Sr. Collections Manager, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore MD 21202 or to jzink@jewishmuseummd.org. Please include “LSS Archaeology Intern” in your subject line. Application deadline is Friday, March 14, 2014.