Washington, D.C.: Archives Internship, Smithsonian National Museum of Asian Art

Eight-month paid internship working full time in a professional archival setting for 32 weeks (mid-August 20202 to April 2021). Process, arrange, and describe five archival collections that focus on women who studied art, architecture, and culture and were dealers or collectors of art. Produce publicly accessible finding aids for each collection. Learn about and participate in the Smithsonian’s archival management. Engage in intern and museum programs … Continue reading Washington, D.C.: Archives Internship, Smithsonian National Museum of Asian Art

New York, NY: Archives Intern (Paid Summer/Fall Internship), James Goodman Gallery

The Archives Intern’s primary objective will be to assess the gallery’s archive and prepare it for an institutional donation. The archive includes approximately 30-40 linear feet of gallery documentation consisting of invoices, insurance appraisals, photos, copies of certificates of authenticity, inventory cards (by date and artist), photos, exhibition checklists and announcements, gallery publications that correspond to the gallery’s 60 year history in New York. Additional … Continue reading New York, NY: Archives Intern (Paid Summer/Fall Internship), James Goodman Gallery

Dodgeville, WI: Aslak Lie Historical Restoration Intern, Folklore Village

Assist Master Builder, Nels Diller in the reconstruction of the historical 1848 home of Aslak Lie, an early Wisconsin Norwegian immigrant. Woodworking skills will be taught, and tools provided. You will be working outdoors at beautiful Folklore Village, located near Dodgeville, WI. This is a paid internship at $10/hour. Link to posting. Deadline: May 15, 2020 Continue reading Dodgeville, WI: Aslak Lie Historical Restoration Intern, Folklore Village

Chicago, IL: Emerging Art Leaders Internship, Library Reader Services (Summer 2020; Paid), Art Institute of Chicago – Ryerson & Burnham Libraries

Research and report on special collections material. Create metadata, including images and catalog links, for special collections material. Research museum exhibition history and write descriptions that enhance library content on the Art Institute’s website. Improve findability of e-resources through editing, updating, and creating records in the integrated library system. Select, retrieve, and set up general and special collections material for group visits. Develop LibGuides content … Continue reading Chicago, IL: Emerging Art Leaders Internship, Library Reader Services (Summer 2020; Paid), Art Institute of Chicago – Ryerson & Burnham Libraries

Chicago, IL: Mary and Samuel Somit Preservation Internship, University of Chicago

The Mary and Samuel Somit Preservation Internship Program at the University of Chicago Library offers an annual six-week internship in the areas of library preservation, conservation, digitization and digital library collections.The internship is intended to give current graduate students or recent graduates of a preservation, conservation, archives or library and information program, an opportunity to apply their skills and knowledge in a research library setting. … Continue reading Chicago, IL: Mary and Samuel Somit Preservation Internship, University of Chicago

Philadelphia area, PA: Library and Archives Internship, Longwood Gardens

Arrange and describe archival collections, develop finding aids, and make recommendations regarding storage, conservation and preservation treatment of archival materials in various formats, including born-digital records. Perform basic administrative level tasks in Digital Asset Management System (Asset Bank), including scanning, uploading, editing, training patrons, and supervising volunteer projects. Assist with cataloging of library materials and the strategic initiative to improve Authorities control in the EOS … Continue reading Philadelphia area, PA: Library and Archives Internship, Longwood Gardens

Kennett Square, PA: Library and Archives Internship, Longwood Gardens

Library and Archives Internship
Longwood Gardens, in the Philadelphia area

Longwood Gardens Library and Archives seeks a graduate level student in Library Science or Archival studies (or related equivalent) to gain experience in the operations and management of a special library and institutional archives. Recent graduates may also apply. Longwood Gardens is a public display garden located in Kennett Square, PA, 45 minutes southwest of Philadelphia.

The intern is immersed in each section of the unit—Library, Digital Gallery, Archives, and (depending on a particular project) Plant Records. He/she works on a variety of assigned projects as part of a team to achieve the unit’s goals in supporting Longwood Gardens’ mission. Currently, unit goals are focused on developing robust intellectual control and access across all collections. This is a 40 hour per week, paid position with optional free housing (a taxable benefit). Continue reading “Kennett Square, PA: Library and Archives Internship, Longwood Gardens”