Friday, October 3, 2014

Spring Semester 2015 Burnham Web Project Internship

Under the direction of the Director of the Smith Center for the History of Cartography at the Newberry Library, the intern will assist with “Make Big Plans: Daniel Burnham’s Vision of an American Metropolis”, a National Endowment for the Humanities-funded grant web resource about the history of urban planning and visual culture, which is nearing its final stages of completion. The intern will assist mainly with organizing digital content and web maintenance, and additional editorial work as necessary.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Winter/Spring Internships at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs offers undergraduate juniors and seniors, and graduate students the opportunity to learn about our organization and participate in a variety of duties associated with ongoing projects through its internship program. While internship responsibilities vary by department, tasks may include researching, assisting at Council events, writing communications and assisting in the development of promotional materials, audience and outreach development, and administrative duties. Please note that all interns will provide some program support during their internship; with over 150 programs each year, this will add to the internship experience.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Internships at the Chicago Metro History Education Center

The Chicago Metro History Education Center has three great internships available for the Fall 2014 semester.  Work with the Center in internships organizing its archives; promoting its programs and resources, especially the History Fair; or creating a development plan.  Read on for more information about these great opportunities!

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Chicago Catholics and Sport Internships

The Catholic contribution to the history of sport in the twentieth-century United States is a rich but often overlooked topic. Professor Robert Bireley, S.J. is looking for an intern or two interested in uncovering this important history through a study of the Catholic Youth Organization's National Boxing Program or Arch Ward, columnist at the Tribune and founder of the Baseball and Football All Stars Games.

Monday, August 11, 2014

Brunk Children's Museum of Immigration, Part-Time Docent

The Swedish American Museum is seeking museum docents to work in the Brunk Children’s Museum of Immigration. Through first-person interpretation, docents introduce guests to Swedish immigration in the 1870s. This includes dressing in period costume and monitoring the Museum space. The docent also acts as a Museum contact person for group parties. Additional tasks include general office work and Museum maintenance.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Wikipedia & Linked Data Projects Student Intern at Pritzker Military Library

The Wikipedia & Linked Data Projects Student Intern will take key subjects in which the library has extensive and unique holdings and update the references section of those Wikipedia and Citizendum encyclopedia entries with ISBNs of books from the Library’s collection or other appropriate links on those topics so that when potential patrons click on those links they are referred to the Library as a resource on that topic. This intern, time-allowing, may explore similar linked data projects that direct users to the Pritzker Military Museum & Library’s resources.  This work will be done at the 104 S. Michigan Ave Monroe building.

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Online Exhibition Internship

Museums are increasingly turning to online exhibitions to reach audiences that cannot travel in person to visit them and to extend the life of their exhibitions after they come down. Professor Steve Schloesser is looking for an undergraduate intern who is interested in creating an online exhibition in Omeka, an open-source online exhibition software, for Crossings and Dwellings: Restored Jesuits, Women Religious, American Experience 1814-2014, which is on display at the Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA) from July 19 to October 19, 2014.