Summer Internship Opportunity: Photo Conservation Intern, Amagansett Historical Association, NY

The Amagansett Historical Association is searching for one or two summer interns to work on a historical photo archive of about 5,000 images. Work includes sorting, cleaning, archival packaging, cataloging, and scanning. Applicants who are studying paper and photo conservation will be given preference. Familiarity with (or willingness to learn) Past Perfect museum software would be an advantage. On-site accomodation and a stipend will be provided.

Amagansett is a hamlet in the Town of East Hampton, Long Island, NY. Our museum site is on Main Street, with close access to stores, restaurants, and live music entertainment. The Ocean beach is a short bike ride or walk away.

The Association is a small all-volunteer 501(c)(3) educational nonprofit with a 1725 house museum, arts and crafts shows in the Carriage House, and the climate-controlled Phebe Cottage that houses the archive.

Strong interest in paper and/or photo conservation. Applications may be submitted online or to Peter Garnham, editor@hamptons.com

 

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Additional Salary Information: Stipend based on experience.

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