Curatorial Internship (Summer 2016)

Martha’s Vineyard Museum, Edgartown, MA

Along with the tasks assigned by their supervisor, interns will be asked to participate in several organizational events and perform a number of organizational duties. * Cataloging three-dimensional material. The process will involve scanning, photography, research and data entry, and will give the intern the opportunity to learn fundamentals of registration and cataloging while also learning about the unique and engaging history of Martha’s Vineyard. * Assisting with oral histories, including preparation, interviews, and all facets of processing. * Collections care and handling. * Environmental monitoring in exhibit and storage areas. * Exhibition planning and installation. Applicants for the curatorial internship should submit a 3 to 5-page writing sample in addition to the materials required of all intern applicants. The curatorial internship is a part-time internship requiring at least 20 hours per week. This internship will be awarded a $1,500 stipend. For additional information and to apply for an internship, visit Posted on: 12/30/2015