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 5, 2017.

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

2017 Summer Internships


Collections Intern

The Jewish Museum of Maryland (JMM) seeks a qualified intern to assist the Collections Department with a variety of collections projects, including by not limited to inventories, object photography, and processing donations. 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 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.orgEmail is Preferred. Please include “Collections Intern” in your subject line. Application deadline is March 31, 2017.

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 June 5th, 2017 at 10:00am.


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) to Rachel Kassman, internship coordinator, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore MD 21202 or to rkassman@jewishmuseummd.org. Email is Preferred. Please include “Archives Intern” in your subject line. Application deadline is March 31, 2017.

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 June 5th, 2017 at 10:00am.


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. Email is Preferred. Please include “Marketing  Intern” in your subject line. Applications due March 31st.

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 5, 2017.


Education and Program Department Interns (2)

The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks a qualified intern to assist the Education Department with general operation of the education department.  The interns will facilitate school and camp visits (following training), develop, deliver and market public programs, prepare educational materials for upcoming exhibits and assist with visitor services.

Interested students should be working toward a degree in education, history, public history or museum studies or other related fields. Previous museum experience not required, though experience as an educator is preferred.

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 “Education Intern” in your subject line. Application deadline is March 31st.

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 5, 2017.

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

443.873.5178

idackmanalon@jewishmuseummd.org


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 heavily upon the architecture, 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. Please include “Historic Preservation and Research Intern” in your subject line. Application deadline is March 31st.

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 5, 2017.

Questions about this internship opportunity should be directed to:

Trillion Attwood, Programs Manager
The Jewish Museum of Maryland
15 Lloyd Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
443.873.5177

tattwood@jewishmuseummd.org


Exhibition Intern

The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks an undergraduate or graduate student intern to participate in the development of a major exhibition, Belonging(s): What Connects Us, projected to open at the JMM in 2019. This exhibition examines how Jewish individuals and communities understand, enculture, enact, and negotiate belonging as Jews, Americans, and as participants in other identity groups. Our focus is on historic and contemporary Jewish communities in Maryland.

Tasks include, but are not limited to: researching themes and narratives for the exhibition; surveying the JMM’s extensive collections of objects, images, documents, and oral histories for items related to these themes and narratives; maintaining an exhibition checklist; conducting and transcribing oral histories.

Interested students should be working toward a degree in history, Jewish studies, anthropology, museum studies, or curatorial studies. Previous museum or gallery experience a plus, but 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 March 31st.

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 5, 2017.


 

Oral 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; scheduling, preparing interview questions, conducting and transcribing oral histories; and processing the completed interviews into the museum’s collections database.

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 “Oral History Intern” in your subject line. Application deadline is March 31st.

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 5, 2017.