Summer Collections Intern- Arizona

Approximate date of posting March 31, 2017

 Position: Collections Intern

Location: Flagstaff, Arizona

Company/Organization  Museum of Northern Arizona

Schedule/Hours maximum of 34 hours a week

Time Frame Summer 10-12 weeks

Compensation: $12 per hour/housing is provided

 

 

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Description:

Summer internship to assist with the documentation of objects, specimens, and archives in the Museum of Northern Arizona’s Collections which include archaeology, ethnology, fine arts, biology, geology, and paleontology holdings. This 10-12 week internship offers students an opportunity to gain experience photographing, documenting, marking, and rehousing objects/specimens as well as scanning, organizing, describing and rehousing archives.

Major Tasks and Responsibilities:

Photograph objects

Scan records

Mark objects

Rehouse objects/specimens and archives

Catalog objects/specimens

Inventory and update collection locations

Assist staff with research requests and visits

Determine and document ownership and intellectual property rights for collections

Appraise institutional records

Assist with Integrated Pest Management and housekeeping

 

Education and Experience Requirements:

Recent graduate or student seeking advanced degree in museum or archival studies, library/information science, anthropology, paleontology, or appropriate field.

Abilities, Skills, and Knowledge:

Demonstrated ability to communicate, orally and in writing

Good organizational skills and attention to detail

Familiarity with database, spreadsheets, word processing software, and digital cameras

Ability to work independently as well as with students, interns, and volunteers

 

Working Conditions:

Generally work indoors, 7 hours per day, usually between 9 am and 5 pm. Odd hours and long days may occasionally be required. Must be able to lift heavy containers (50lbs) and handle fragile items.

Position contingent upon passing a satisfactory background check  

How to Apply:

Email the following documents to the contact information below:

Cover letter

Resume

In addition email or mail

 

3 letters of recommendation

Email MS Word Format or PDF to: jthomas@musnaz.org

 

Mail:

Human Resources Manager

Museum of Northern Arizona

3101 N. Fort Valley Road

Flagstaff, AZ 86001

 

Website: https://musnaz.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Collections-Internships.pdf

 

Deadline: Unspecified

Company/Organization  Museum of Northern Arizona

Schedule/Hours maximum of 34 hours a week

Time Frame Summer 10-12 weeks

Compensation: $12 per hour/housing is provided

Source Indeed https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=41cec9d0481ba58a&q=Library+Science+Summer+Internship&tk=1bcheaiue1db3dv0&from=ja&alid=5746e0c2e4b00f6d0c49474c&utm_source=jobseeker_emails&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=job_alerts&rgtk=1bcheaiue1db3dv0

Description:

Summer internship to assist with the documentation of objects, specimens, and archives in the Museum of Northern Arizona’s Collections which include archaeology, ethnology, fine arts, biology, geology, and paleontology holdings. This 10-12 week internship offers students an opportunity to gain experience photographing, documenting, marking, and rehousing objects/specimens as well as scanning, organizing, describing and rehousing archives.

Major Tasks and Responsibilities:

Photograph objects

Scan records

Mark objects

Rehouse objects/specimens and archives

Catalog objects/specimens

Inventory and update collection locations

Assist staff with research requests and visits

Determine and document ownership and intellectual property rights for collections

Appraise institutional records

Assist with Integrated Pest Management and housekeeping

 

Education and Experience Requirements:

Recent graduate or student seeking advanced degree in museum or archival studies, library/information science, anthropology, paleontology, or appropriate field.

Abilities, Skills, and Knowledge:

Demonstrated ability to communicate, orally and in writing

Good organizational skills and attention to detail

Familiarity with database, spreadsheets, word processing software, and digital cameras

Ability to work independently as well as with students, interns, and volunteers

 

Working Conditions:

Generally work indoors, 7 hours per day, usually between 9 am and 5 pm. Odd hours and long days may occasionally be required. Must be able to lift heavy containers (50lbs) and handle fragile items.

Position contingent upon passing a satisfactory background check  

How to Apply:

Email the following documents to the contact information below:

Cover letter

Resume

In addition email or mail

 

3 letters of recommendation

Email MS Word Format or PDF to: jthomas@musnaz.org

 

Mail:

Human Resources Manager

Museum of Northern Arizona

3101 N. Fort Valley Road

Flagstaff, AZ 86001

 

Website: https://musnaz.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Collections-Internships.pdf

 

Deadline: Unspecified

Summer internship to assist with the documentation of objects, specimens, and archives in the Museum of Northern Arizona’s Collections which include archaeology, ethnology, fine arts, biology, geology, and paleontology holdings. This 10-12 week internship offers students an opportunity to gain experience photographing, documenting, marking, and rehousing objects/specimens as well as scanning, organizing, describing and rehousing archives.

Major Tasks and Responsibilities:

Photograph objects

Scan records

Mark objects

Rehouse objects/specimens and archives

Catalog objects/specimens

Inventory and update collection locations

Assist staff with research requests and visits

Determine and document ownership and intellectual property rights for collections

Appraise institutional records

Assist with Integrated Pest Management and housekeeping 

Education and Experience Requirements:

Recent graduate or student seeking advanced degree in museum or archival studies, library/information science, anthropology, paleontology, or appropriate field.

Abilities, Skills, and Knowledge:

Demonstrated ability to communicate, orally and in writing

Good organizational skills and attention to detail

Familiarity with database, spreadsheets, word processing software, and digital cameras

Ability to work independently as well as with students, interns, and volunteers

Working Conditions:

Generally work indoors, 7 hours per day, usually between 9 am and 5 pm. Odd hours and long days may occasionally be required. Must be able to lift heavy containers (50lbs) and handle fragile items.

Position contingent upon passing a satisfactory background check  

How to Apply:

Email the following documents to the contact information below:

Cover letter

Resume

In addition email or mail

3 letters of recommendation

Email MS Word Format or PDF to: jthomas@musnaz.org 

Mail:

Human Resources Manager

Museum of Northern Arizona

3101 N. Fort Valley Road

Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Website: https://musnaz.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Collections-Internships.pdf

Deadline: Unspecified

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