Museum and Archival Collections Intern – 600 hours

Museum and Archival Collections Intern – 600 hours

Location: Williamsport, MD, USA

Closes: October 25, 2021

Department: Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park-Cultural Hourly Salary ($): 15.00

Contact Email:waso_cr-intern@nps.gov

Qualifications:

Applicants must demonstrate strong computer, research, writing, and organizational skills. All interested students and recent graduates are encouraged to apply.

Job Description

The successful candidate will assist the park’s Cultural Resources Management Team with processing, re-housing, arranging, and creating a finding aid for archival and records material including but not limited to historic documents, photographs, audiovisual matter, and maps. Duties may include cataloging, digitizing, and describing images. Other duties may also include assisting with inventorying, documenting, and packing museum objects; museum housekeeping and IPM; assisting with documentation of park historic structures; and coordinating with the Interpretation Division on public history products. Duties may also include working outdoors under diverse weather conditions and driving to locations along the 184.5-mile length of the park. The weekly schedule and start date are negotiable. The intern is responsible for housing and transportation. Work is based out of park offices in Williamsport, MD.

To apply, visit the official posting