Internship Announcement: Collections Intern at Lake Placid Olympic Museum

Collections Intern at Lake Placid Olympic Museum

Duties/Responsibilities: Intern will create an inventory of the Lake Placid Olympic Museum’s collections and begin digitizing the records.  The intern will be numbering, cataloguing, taking digital images and/or scanning artifacts and photographs, researching and doing superficial cleaning on collections under the care of the Museum Manager. The intern will be required to complete data entry in Past Perfect museum software.

Requirements:  General computer knowledge, detail-oriented and ability to work independently, must have completed college level coursework in museum studies, history, art history, anthropology or related field.  Familiarity with collections care and Past Perfect software is desired.  Candidate will need to be available for one – two months, 30 hours/week (schedule is flexible).

Semesters Available:  Fall, Winterim

Compensation:  unpaid with room/housing available.

Contact Alison Haas with questions:

Alison Haas
Lake Placid Olympic Museum
2634 Main Street
Lake Placid, NY 12946
(518) 302-5326
museum@orda.org

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