Museum Digital Archive Intern

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Created: March 13, 2015


The Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) is offering a 12-week paid internship with the museum’s digital archive team during the summer of 2015 The candidate will have the opportunity to gain experience in a digital archive, as well as collections management of CHF’s collections of scientific artifacts and fine art. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Work with the Collections Manager and Registrar on a survey of the museum’s existing digital assets in preparation of a new digitization initiative
  • Catalog artifacts found in collections backlog.
  • Assist as needed in other aspects of the day-to-day operations of the Museum Group.
  • Currently enrolled or recently completed study in a graduate program, majoring in library science, digital humanities, museum studies, archives, or a related field.
  • Working knowledge of databases and/or collection management systems, preferably Past Perfect and Microsoft Access.
  • Interest in working with museum collections, particularly objects.
  • Knowledge of proper artifact handling techniques is preferred.
  • Solid knowledge of archives, public history or museum work.
  • Strong written communications and organizational skills.
  • Ability to successfully work independently.
  • Ability to lift and carry at least 40 pounds.


Published: Friday, March 13, 2015 18:54 UTC

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