If you are looking for a museum internship this summer, you should definitely check out this paid internship in Anchorage, Alaska. The Atwood Resource Center at the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center is offering the annual William E. Davis internship, a 9 week, paid internship in library and archival work which will include processing and describing photograph collections and creating finding aids. Application are due by June 17th and more information can be found on the Museum’s website. On a personal note, I lived in Alaska for a year and, while I lived in a different part of the state, I would highly recommend taking the opportunity to spend the summer there!
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The GSLIS Jobs and Opportunities Blog has a new position listed today at the Museum of Printing in North Andover, Massachusetts. This Archives Internship will involve processing graphic arts ephemera from the Frey Collection. The full job description for this volunteer position is available on the blog or for more information on the Museum, check out their website.
If you are looking for a museum internship in New York City this summer, this opportunity is perfect for you. There are two positions available, one working with their Theater Collection and the other with their Manuscripts and Ephemera Collection. Each position will give the intern experience evaluating items for conservation and preservation, creating finding aids and processing items. There may also be opportunities to help with digitization and reference work. The positions are both full time. More information is available on the ArLiSNAP blog.
A couple week’s ago the blog had a post about the Kodak Fellowship in Film Preservation available through AMIA and now the GSLIS Jobs and Opportunities Blog is highlighting even more internships and scholarships from the Association. First up, is the Internship at the Image Permanence Institute (IPI). This internship is offered by IPI in cooperation with AMIA and offers interns a chance to spend 3 months at IPI in Rochester, NY learning about “the preservation of visual and other forms of recorded information.” The internship offers a stipend and reimbursement of travel expenses. More information is available on the GSLIS Jobs and Opportunities Blog or on AMIA’s website. Applications are due by May 1st.
In addition to this great opportunity, AMIA is also offering four scholarships each in the amount of $4,000: the Mary Pickford Scholarship, the Sony Pictures Scholarship, The Rick Chace Foundation Scholarship, and the Universal Studios Preservation Scholarship. More information is available on the GSLIS Jobs and Opportunities Blog and the application is available on the AMIA website. Applications are due by May 1st.
The Woody Guthrie Archives in Mt. Kisco, New York is hiring up to two summer interns for an unpaid 10 week internship. Projects will be based on the interns interests. This internship would be ideal for people interested in music archives and libraries, particularly for those who are interested in folk music. Additional information on the internship and the application process is available on the Woody Guthrie Archives Blog.
The Museum of Fine Art in Houston Texas is accepting applications for a paid archives assistant for this summer. Half of the interns time will be spent processing a manuscript collection and the remaining time will be split between working on an online exhibition of the manuscripts, references services and other work in the museum archives. This will be a full-time, ten week internship with an application deadline of April 8, 2011. More information is available on the Simmons Jobs & Opportunities website.
The Museum of Fine Arts has posted its Summer 2011 internships on the Museum’s Internship Opportunities webpage. All internships are unpaid and there are several available that may be of interest to GSLIS students. Applications are being accepted and considered on a rolling basis.
The following internship posting is from the Mary Baker Eddy Library:
The Mary Baker Eddy Library Lending and Reference Services department is seeking a volunteer intern to work in our conservation lab. This position will provide basic conservation of circulating library materials, rare volumes and pamphlets. Beyond basic repairs, tasks may include making phase boxes and re-backing volumes. This is a great opportunity for a new GSLIS student interested in archival and/or conservation work to get some more hands-on experience.
The ideal candidate will have experience doing basic repairs in a library setting. Please submit a resume and brief statement of interest to Ann Kardos, Reference Librarian at email@example.com.
About the Organization:
The Mary Baker Eddy Library is a not-for-profit library/museum dedicated to providing common ground to explore:
- the power of ideas throughout history to inspire individuals and transform the world
- the ongoing search for life’s deeper meaning
- the ideas, life, and achievements of Mary Baker Eddy.
The Library was established in June 2000 by The Christian Science Board of Directors as a nondenominational, not-for-profit educational institution for the purpose of “furthering the universal quest for spirituality and the science of being – and their effect on health and human progress.”
Although the Library is a separate 501(c)(3) organization, the Church committed to funding a portion of the Library’s activities during the first five years of operations and continues to do so. It also donates administrative support from Church departments such as Accounting, Web, Information and Technology, and Site Services. The Library raises the rest of its operating budget from admission and shop revenues as well as donations from individuals, corporations, foundations, and other contributors.