The Skirball Museum at HUC-JIR/Cincinnati seeks Museum Collection interns to assist with multiple projects involving the Skirball Museum artifact and art collections. These projects include, but are not limited to, inventorying, cataloging, documenting, researching and appropriately housing museum artifacts; taking digital images and scans; preparing and entering catalog records into the PastPerfect database.
The Museum Collection’s Internship provides in-depth training for students or recent graduates interested in gaining curatorial or collection’s management experience in a museum setting. The intern will be introduced to current curatorial practice and related administrative responsibilities including research skills related to the curatorial profession, project planning and implementation skills, and the Skirball’s collections policies, registration procedures, and collections management practices.
Students in Museum Studies, Anthropology, Art History, History and Historic Preservation programs that have had coursework or experience in collections care and management, cataloging, records management and/or historical research methods are encouraged to apply. The candidate should have excellent PC skills with knowledge of Windows applications; be familiar with database systems and digital imaging; have excellent organizational skills; be detail-oriented, responsible and dependable; have working knowledge of office procedures and equipment.
To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "Museum Intern."