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16 Jan 2019

College InternshipCollections Intern

Canterbury Shaker Village – Posted by rsoules@shakers.org Anywhere

Internship Description

Canterbury Shaker Village is offering several full-time internship opportunities with $1,500 stipend and onsite housing for summer and/or fall 2019 (flexible start and end dates). Under the guidance of the Collections Manager, interns will gain work experience in a variety of museum operations including accessioning new collections, organizing and cleaning artifact storage rooms, helping with exhibits, and assisting with museum research projects. One to two days of week will be spent on a personal project/s that the interns’ choose with their supervisors’ assistance. In addition, interns will spend one day each week apprenticing at a historic trade and learning from one of the Village’s craft demonstrators.

Ideal candidates will be energetic, self-disciplined, comfortable working with a diverse staff, and have good research skills and familiarity with curatorial practices. Recent graduates as well as currently enrolled students in a relevant BA or MA program are welcome to apply. Applicants may be asked to work at several weekend special events.

How to Apply

To apply, send a letter of interest, resume, and 2 letters of recommendation to Becky Soules, Daily Visitor & Youth Programs Manager at rsoules@shakers.org. Applications will be reviewed as they are received; preferred deadline of March 1, 2019.

Internship Categories: Other. Internship Types: College Internship. Salaries: Paid Salary.

Internship expires in 72 days.

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