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Archives/Special Collections Intern, Nichols House Museum, Boston, MA

The Nichols House Museum seeks an archival intern for the summer of 2019 to assist with an inventory of its special collections. The intern will be responsible for inventorying the Museum's archival collection (6 linear feet) which include family papers, diaries, account books, photographs, and other ephemera. This project will also incorporate updates to finding aids and the accessioning of new account books recently acquired. The intern will also assist in curating and digitizing select highlights from the Nichols Family Papers. Interns are asked to assist with tours and applicants should be comfortable speaking in front of visitor groups. 


This internship is well-suited for students pursuing advanced degrees in library and information science. Students of history, museum studies, material culture studies, and other related fields may be considered provided they have experience working with archival collections. 


This internship requires a minimum commitment of 7 hours per week and is an unpaid opportunity. 


To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to lcunningham@nicholshousemuseum.org

 

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