Thursday, May 3, 2012

Internship - Louisville Slugger

This is a paid internship. This is a semester long internship beginning in August and continuing through December, providing great experience for the student. Intern applications are submitted online at: Curatorial Intern Position Purpose and Objectives Working under the supervision of the Exhibitions Director/Curator, the Museum Curatorial Intern will work primarily with the collections housed at the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory (LSM&F). Essential Functions The primary project that the Curatorial Intern will be responsible for will be in assisting the Exhibitions Director/Curator in enhancing and improving the organizational system for the in-house collections at LSM&F. It is expected that by the end of the internship a more complete system will be in place to allow for a smoother transition of objects and images entering into the collection. Daily tasks include: Collections -Assist with the accessioning of objects into PastPerfect collections database -Centralize photographs into one complete and organized collection -Tagging of accessioned objects -Assist with the organization of the collection in existing storage areas. Exhibitions -Assist with gallery preparation for the upcoming temporary exhibitions -Condition reporting Other Perform other job related duties and responsibilities as may be assigned. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required -Ideal candidate will have a Public History, Archival Management, Museum Studies, or Historic Preservation major or work towards a Master’s degree in Library Science. -Available to work 12-20 hours per week -Must have dependable transportation