The Collections Intern will be excited by the history of this period, the social practices of 19th century utopians, and the intersections of agrarian with industrial society. They will work with curators to care for and catalogue collections of material culture, art and documents; to assist research projects; and to assist public programming use of collections, as needed.
Preference is given to learning internships, in collaboration with accredited colleges and universities, in which the Intern receives course credit, but other internship opportunities are also considered. The OCMH does not offer stipends at this time.
Undergraduate study of museology, history, anthropology, or cognate discipline.
Basic proficiency in office software (e.g. MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
A professional work ethic.
Punctuality and reliability.
Commitment of 15-20 hours per week.
Must be able to climb stairs and to lift 40 lbs.
A laptop is not required but is desirable.
Academic credit is to be determined by student's university.