Preservation Job Board

(NY) Putnam History Museum Internship Program 

12-13-2019 13:12

Deadline: Jun 15, 2020
Offered By (Name of Organization): Putnam History Museum
Location (City, State): Cold Spring, NY 10516
Type: Internship
Salary: Unpaid/Course Credit Available
Organization Website:

Internships at the PHM are educational, hands-on experiences, designed for high school, undergraduate, and graduate students. By working directly with PHM’s staff and longtime volunteers, interns will have the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on skills and training in museum best practices, collections and archival administration, historic interpretation, and non-profit management.

More specifically, interns will have the opportunity to work on projects in the following areas:

  • Archives and Collections Management
  • Exhibition Design and Development
  • Digital Resources (digitizing and cataloging archival material and creating online content)
  • Special Collections Library Research and Assistance
  • Communications (Marketing and Public Relations)
  • Development (grant research and writing, and membership material)
  • Museum Education (program development and implementation
To apply: Please send your résumé and a brief email discussing your interest in the Putnam History Museum Internship Program to: Please state “Internship Program” in the subject line of your email.

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