2019 Summer Special Exhibitions Intern

Approximate date of posting  May 13, 2019

Position: Special Exhibitions Intern

Eligibility BA degree in History, Art History, Museum Studies, Library Science or related field. Currently seeking Master’s in Museum Studies, Library Science or History related field.

 Some museum-related experience required.

Location: Saint Petersburg, FL

Company/Organization  Florida Holocaust Museum The Florida Holocaust Museum (The FHM) honors the memory of millions of innocent men, women and children who suffered or died in the Holocaust. The Museum is dedicated to teaching members of all races and cultures to recognize the inherent worth and dignity of human life in order to prevent future genocide. One of only three American Alliance of Museum (AAM) accredited Holocaust museums, The Florida Holocaust Museum boasts an outstanding collection of contemporary visual art as well as the largest Holocaust research library in the Southeastern United States. Its permanent exhibition highlights the artifacts, photographs, documents and testimonies of Holocaust Survivors and Liberators who came to settle in Florida

Schedule/Hours  Full-time

Time Frame:summer

Compensation:paid

Source Indeed

Description The Exhibitions and Collections Intern will assist in tasks related to the development of a new traveling exhibition as well as a variety of other department related tasks.

The Exhibition and Collections Intern will work closely with the Curator of Exhibitions & Collections and Registrar & Exhibitions Manager to assist in a variety of responsibilities which include but are not limited to:

Exhibitions:

•           Assist in the creation of an exhibition outline

•           Conduct research

•           Contacting lenders and individuals to secure image permissions

Administrative Tasks:

•           Scheduling

•           Purchasing supplies

•           Appropriate exhibition mailings

•           Drafting exhibition texts

•           Other various administrative tasks

Apply Please send resume, cover letter and writing sample to Erin Blankenship – Curator of Exhibitions & Collections 

eblankenship@thefhm.org

Website: https://www.flholocaustmuseum.org/about/employment/

Deadline: Unspecified

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