Internships / Fellowships / Seasonal / Academic Positions







Open Palace Programme
London, United Kingdom


An Outstanding ‘once in a lifetime’ Career Opportunity for Summer 2017

The Open Palace Programme offers you the chance to:
  • Step behind the scenes at some of the most significant palaces and mansions in the UK including Hampton Court, Kensington Palace and the Tower of London
  • Learn from the palace professionals how to conserve, present and interpret sites and collections
  • Take part in hands on activities tackling real challenges alongside the experts
  • Immerse yourself in history where it happened
  • Handle fascinating historical artefacts and records
  • Gain invaluable experience and contacts for your resume
  • Benefit from bespoke careers advice
  • Visit and stay in some of the most delightful historic parts of England including Bath,Brighton,London, Stowe, Windsor and Buckingham
These experiences provide a richness and diversity with which few individual placements or internships can compare.

For further information please visit:

http://openpalace.co

Places are offered to candidates who send appropriate applications on a ‘first come,first served’ basis.

This year we are delighted to have achieved up to 4 OPP Bursaries of £500 each. Details of these bursaries are now available on our website.

Please reference museum-employment.com when applying for this job.
This job posted by MERC from September 1 through December 1.







Intern – Museum/Curatorial Studies
The Riverside Church
New York, New York, USA


The Riverside Church Archives:
Covering 175 years of progressive church history, The Riverside Church Archives serves as the documentary repository for Riverside’s institutional archives, and that of its predecessor churches. Types of materials include photography, moving images, audio recordings, newsletters and other publications, minutes, records of church programs, events, and membership, and senior clergy sermons and papers. The Archives also contains several rare book and manuscript collections, reaching as far back as 1493. The Archives is dedicated to ensuring that Riverside’s history of social justice and action, benevolence, cultural endeavors, and commitment to open and inclusive theological thought and expression is made available for research and kept safe in perpetuity.

Internship Summary:
Each year The Riverside Church welcomes approximately 750 visitors. We are currently interested in examining the possibility of establishing a small museum for these visitors, as well as for our members and staff. Our Archives is looking for an intern, currently enrolled in a graduate program in Museum or Curatorial Studies (or related discipline) to produce an assessment/feasibility plan for such a museum. We envision displays that will present our strong progressive theology along with our rich history in civil rights, social justice, and social service. The internship will also provide opportunities to assist in developing a framework for curated exhibits using items of various forms held in the Riverside Archives.

Responsibilities:
  • Researching and assessing best locations for the museum.
  • Present display options for the possible locations, preparing budgets, determining security issues, initial floorplans, and offer exhibit ideas.
  • Assist in selecting archival materials to display and/or reproduce.
Experience and Educational Requirements:
  • Must be a currently enrolled graduate student in a Museum Studies or Curatorial program;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel);
  • Extremely organized, detail-oriented;
  • Ability to work independently and ensure work is accomplished in a timely and accurate manner.
  • The ideal candidate will have studied subject matter related to one of the following areas: 20th century American history; theology; museums, libraries & archives; civil rights; and social justice.
This internship runs through the fall 2016 semester (with a possible extension into the spring 2017 semester). If interested, please send a resume, cover letter, and references to: rmoskowitz@trcnyc.org.

Compensation:
Internships are unpaid and are intended to fulfill course credit requirements.

Please reference museum-employment.com when applying for this job.
This job posted by MERC from August 17 through November 16.







Archival Processing Intern
Riverside Church
New York, New York, USA

The Riverside Church Archives:
Covering 175 years of progressive church history, The Riverside Church Archives serves as the documentary repository for Riverside’s institutional archives, and that of its predecessor churches. Types of materials include photography, moving images, audio recordings, newsletters and other publications, minutes, records of church programs, events, and membership, and senior clergy sermons and papers. The Archives also contains several rare book and manuscript collections, reaching as far back as 1493. The Archives is dedicated to ensuring that Riverside’s history of social justice and action, benevolence, cultural endeavors, and commitment to open and inclusive theological thought and expression is made available for research and kept safe in perpetuity.

Internship Summary:
The Riverside Church Archives is looking for an intern to assist the archivist in the physical management of our collections; and to assist in processing documents and photographs from the WRVR Riverside Radio Collection, 1961-1976. This is an excellent opportunity to learn a variety of skills used in the field and to put these lessons into practice.

Responsibilities:
  • Preparing inventories and entering information in our collection management system.
  • Assist in the arrangement and description of the WRVR Riverside Radio materials so that the materials are available for research.
  • Moving boxes and rehousing materials as needed.
  • Assistance needed in planning workroom and storage spaces.
  • Work with staff to establish and carry out workflow and procedures.
Experience and Educational Requirements:
  • Must be a currently enrolled graduate student in a library and/or archives program;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel);
  • Extremely organized, detail-oriented;
  • Ability to work independently and ensure work is accomplished in a timely and accurate manner.
  • The ideal candidate will have studied subject matter related to one of the following areas: 20th century American history; library & archives; theology; civil rights; and social justice.
This internship runs through the fall 2016 semester. If interested, please send a resume, cover letter, and references to: rmoskowitz@trcnyc.org.

Please reference museum-employment.com when applying for this job.
This job posted by MERC from August 9 through November 8.



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