The Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Landmarks (Landmarks) inspires people to engage with history by protecting its unique historic sites and by providing related historical, educational and cultural programming. Landmarks owns and/or operates four historic house museums in Philadelphia and surrounding area (Grumblethorpe, Powel House, Physick House and Historic Waynesborough), as well as additional tourism and education programming including Landmarks Tours, Landmarks Elderhostel, Landmarks Contemporary Projects and Learning with Landmarks. Landmarks is committed to providing students with valuable professional experience.

Collections Intern (Archives/Administration)

Interests: Archives, Library Science, Non-Profit, History

Description: The Collections Intern will assist the staff with organizing and monitoring Landmark’s archival material. Intern will attend collections committee meeting, digitize materials, keep up with loan agreements and organize historic and administrative material. Intern will gain hands on experience in archiving, collections and non-profit work.

Qualifications: Excellent organization and computer. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Access and Excel. Ability to work independently within a given framework and a team player.

Reports to: June C. Carpenter, Collections Manager
Start Date: Anytime
Time Commitment: 6-12 hours per week, hours to be arranged with supervisor between 8-5, Mon-Fri
Stipend: No



To Apply:

Send email with letter, resume and references to Zdenka Rosa, Internship Program Coordinator


Education Level: Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Posted: 11/27/2012   Expires: 12/27/2012