Curatorial Intern

Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, Lexington, MA

The Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library in Lexington, Massachusetts, is seeking an unpaid intern for Summer/Fall 2016. The Museum is an American history museum founded and supported by Scottish Rite Freemasons in the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction of the United States of America. The internship will focus on work related to an ongoing digitization project (inventorying, numbering, cataloguing, data entry, and scanning) and supporting social media projects as they relate to online collections. Other projects may include assistance with online exhibitions, and research and writing about specific objects. Prospective interns should be undergraduate or graduate students with a background in history, American studies, museum studies, decorative arts, art history or a related field. Attention to detail, ability to work independently, and technical proficiency are necessary. A commitment of 10 to 12 weeks is required. Please email resume and statement of interest to Ymelda Rivera Laxton at; 781-457-4123. Posted on: 04/14/2016