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Center for Puppetry Arts
Atlanta, GA
INTERNSHIP

Expires: 07/30/18

Pay

Unpaid

The Center for Puppetry Arts seeks an intern to assist the Museum department with processing manuscript collections in the Nancy Staub Puppetry Research Library. This internship provides the intern with valuable hands-on experience processing collections including organization, rehousing, data entry, and creating finding aids for researchers. Internship may include multiple small projects, but will also have one major project.

The intern would work approximately 10-16 hours per week during the quarter/semester for a total of between 150 and 250 hours. Those hours may be worked in any combination at the discretion of the intern and the supervisor. This is an unpaid internship and is considered a volunteer position. Course credit may be given for the internship.

The main duties of the intern will be:

-Completing one major project assigned by Collections Manager, based on interns skill level.

-Assisting the Collections Manager in all aspects of archival processing, including: organization, preservation, and data entry

-Creating finding aids for archives collections

-Cataloging and organizing poster collection

-Other duties as assigned


The ideal intern:

-Has a background in museums, archives, history, library science, or a related field

-Has strong research, writing, and organizational skills

-Is organized and detail-oriented

-Is able to take direction as well as work independently

-Has previous experience with archival processing (preferred)



APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

-Cover Letter/ Letter of Interest
-Resume
-Transcripts
-Course Requirements if applying for school credit

PLEASE SUBMIT ALL MATERIALS TO:
Email: internship@puppet.org

In Subject Line: Name internship applying for
Example: John Smith 2016 Summer Collections Management Internship

OR MAIL TO:
Center for Puppetry Arts
ATTN: Internship Coordinator
1404 Spring St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30309

No Calls Please: if you have questions please email Jena Lynch at internship@puppet.org

Contact

Jena Lynch

Volunteer + Internships Coordinator

internship(at)puppet(dot)org

http://www.puppet.org/

(404) 873-3391

Business Address

1404 Spring Street NW

Atlanta, GA 30309

Posted: 06/30/2018 09:07:18 EST

Last Updated: 06/30/2018 13:00 EST

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