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Brief Description: Hanford Mills Museum (HMM) operates an authentic water and steam-powered National Register-listed historic site in East Meredith, NY. The Museum seeks a Collections Assistant to work closely with the Collections Technician on a variety of key collections projects to implement its IMLS-funded Collections Management Initiative. HMM is able to offer this position as part of a for-credit internship for students enrolled in relevant graduate or undergraduate programs.
Responsibilities: The Collections Intern will assist the Collections Technician and other senior staff with collections care and management projects. These projects will include: conducting a collections inventory in selected historic buildings; performing basic housekeeping on collections storage areas and objects; and recording object data and catalog information in HMM’s PastPerfect database.
Duration: This position duration is expected to last approximately 10 weeks with a 40-hour work week.
Hiring to begin February 15, 2015 on a rolling basis until filled.
To apply: Send cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to Kajsa Harley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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