Approximate Date of Posting: January 20, 2917
Position: PHOTO CONSERVATION INTERN
Location: Long Island, New York
Time Frame: Unspecified
Compensation: Stipend & On-site accommodation
The Amagansett Historical Association needs a summer intern to work on a historical photo archive of about 5,000 images. Work includes sorting, cleaning, archival packaging, cataloging, and scanning into PastPerfect museum software. Applicants who are studying paper and photo conservation will be given preference.
On-site accommodation 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 walk or bike-ride 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 1805 Phebe Cottage that houses the archive.
Strong interest in paper/photo conservation. Applications may be submitted online or to Peter Garnham, firstname.lastname@example.org
Familiarity with PastPerfect museum software is a requirement.