The Ohio Historical Society is seeking applicants for a 200-hour paid internship. The intern will assist registrar’s office staff with the review and organization of collections documentation.
Duties will include:
• Reviewing collections documentation in paper and digital formats.
• Organizing information from paper records in an Access database.
• Connecting accession and donor information with object records.
• Assisting with other collections management projects.
We are seeking applicants that are interested in obtaining professional experience in the management and documentation of museum and archival collections.
The preferred candidate will be a current student in, or recent graduate from, a program of study in library and information science; history; public history or museum studies. Candidates with related experience or coursework may be considered.
The internship will begin as soon as the position is filled. The intern will need to be available for 15-20 hours per week, and will receive a $1000 stipend at the completion of the project.
Those interested in applying should send a cover letter and resume to Mary Cannon, Lead Volunteer Coordinator at the Ohio Historical Society, at mcannon [at] ohiohistory.org. Mary can also be reached for questions at 614-297-2392.