Slater Memorial Museum seeks an intern (unpaid) to digitize object files and donor information under the supervision of the Director, Vivian Zoë.
The museum has been collecting for 125 years. Throughout most of that time, object files were entirely kept in paper form. The intern will work to digitize object files, write abstracts, and record all information into the Museum database system in order to aid future research.
Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Excel and Word). Experience with PastPerfect collection management software a plus
Experience using a flatbed scanner and performing basic imaging processing
Familiarity with primary sources and experience working with and researching in archives and objects collections
Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential
Good organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to work independently after initial training
How to Apply
For consideration, send resume and letter indicating coursework and experience to Vivian Zoë, Director email@example.com. Expectation is for 20-30 hours per week for total of 220 hours.