Button Museum-Remote/Virtual Digital Archives Internship

Approximate Date of Posting: June 1, 2017

Position: Museum Digital Archives Internship

Location: Remote/Virtual

Company/Organization   Button Museum

Schedule/Hours: 5-20 hours a week

Time Frame:  Fall 2017

Compensation Unpaid

Source: SJSU http://ischoolapps.sjsu.edu/internships/new/view.php?listing=1632

Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Button Museum is looking for students to work with us to develop and expand our Digital Archive. Students will gain unique and specialized experience researching, describing, digitizing and cataloging our growing collection of historic buttons.

Major responsibilities:

*Perform historical research

*Describe and catalog buttons

*Input data and research into museum database

*Possible help maintaining social media

POSITION STATUS: open

TASK TYPE: Archival

WORK TO BE DONE: Virtual

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum qualifications:

*Strong research and writing skills with a strong attention to detail

*Strong organizational skills

Preferred qualifications:

*Pursuing a degree in Library Science, Archives, Public History or a related field

*Experience working Drupal Content Management System

*Experience cataloging museum objects

*Experience working with Photoshop to edit images

APPLICATION PROCESS: To apply for the position please email your resume and cover letter to: buttonmuseuminternship@gmail.com For summer the deadline is May 30 for Fall 2016 the deadline is the end of August though positions may fill before these times.

CONTACT: Christy Karpinski, Museum Manager & Digital Librarian

PHONE 1: 773-645-3359

PHONE 2: 773-599-2522

EMAIL: buttonmuseuminternship@gmail.com

Website: http://www.buttonmuseum.org/

Deadline:  for Fall 2017 the deadline is the end of August

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