Friday, December 2, 2016

Costume Archives Intern at Chicago History Museum

The Chicago History Museum is looking for an unpaid Costume Archives Intern to organize and archive papers, photographs, and other research material housed in the costume archives (legacy non-accessioned collection) and authority files for the permanent (accessioned) collection.  This is a 12 hr/wk spring semester 2017 opportunity.

For more information on the internship activities, goals, and qualifications, please click here.

A completed internship application consists of the following:
  • a completed internship application form
  • a one-page personal statement describing your reasons for seeking an internship at CHM and what you hope to gain from the experience 
  • a résumé outlining your educational, professional, and volunteer experiences
  • contact information for two references
Internships at the Chicago History Museum are challenging, educational experiences designed for undergraduate and graduate students. Working alongside staff members in a tutorial arrangement, interns gain valuable skills and training in museum practice, archival administration, arts administration, and historical scholarship.

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