The Harvard Art Museums is accepting applications for the position of Archives Project Intern, working in the Public Relations department. The intern will be tasked with clipping, scanning, and filing all press related to the Harvard Art Museums. Working closely with the Public Relations Manager and Archives, the intern will be trained in proper archival practices in preserving and cataloging clippings in print and digital records. The intern may also be asked to assist with other needs of the Communications Division, which may include organizing our departmental research library, answering visitor inquiries, updating the communications database, distributing promotional materials, and assisting with social media. This is an unpaid internship and the applicant must be receiving academic credit to be considered.
Please note that the location for this particular job is in an off-site building in Somerville, near the Sullivan Square T. Hourly shuttle service is provided to and from the off-site location to the Harvard Art Museums entrance located on Prescott Street in Cambridge. There is a parking lot (free) at the Somerville location if you choose to drive there.
The internship is open to qualified students who are able to begin work in June or earlier. The hours are very flexible. Applicants who are majoring in arts administration, archives management, or communications with a strong interest in the arts are encouraged to apply. Applicants should be independent, organized and detail-oriented, and possess computer skills including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and Power Point. Familiarity with Evernote a plus, but not required.
How To Apply:
Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to the Communications Department, Attn: Rebecca Torres, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 24, 2015