Saturday, March 20, 2010

Internship - Still National Osteopathic Museum

Position Title: Collections Intern
Job Category: Internship
Employer Name: Still National Osteopathic Museum
Salary Range: Unpaid
Street Address: 800 West Jefferson Street
City, State, Country: Kirksville, Missouri
Postal Code: 63501 [Map It!]
Contact Name: Debra Loguda-Summers
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Contact Website: A.T. Still University - Still National Osteopathic Museum
Deadline to Apply: April 15, 2010

Position Description/Responsiblities:
The Still National Osteopathic Museum, Kirksville, MO is currently offering an unpaid internship to assist with collections management during the summer of 2010. The intern will be a part of the ongoing Museums for America grant awarded to the museum in the fall of 2009. As the only museum dedicated to the history of osteopathic medicine, the Still National Osteopathic Museum collects artifacts that trace the history of the osteopathic profession throughout the world and preserves these unique resources for present and future visitors and researchers.

Specific responsibilities include:
Photograph and scan the collection
Assist with entering catalog information into PastPerfect
Maintenance and documentation of the collection
Pack and relocate the collection
Other collections management issues, as needed

Desired Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications:

Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in history, museum studies, preservation, library sciences or related field. Knowledge of PastPerfect a plus.

A minimum of 25 hours per week is expected. Approximate dates are June 1, 2010 to August 1, 2010. Please submit cover letter and resume no later than April 15 to Debra Loguda-Summers, curator, at, or Still National Osteopathic Museum, 800 W. Jefferson, Kirksville, MO 63501.

Source: Still National Osteopathic Museum