The internship is a full-time, temporary staff position for 10 weeks at Old Salem Museums & Gardens, taking place during the summer of 2015. The Intern will work approximately 37.5 hours per week, 8:30am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday, except for institutional holidays. The internship will last 10 weeks with flexibility of beginning in May or June. The intern will be selected by Old Salem staff on a competitive basis.
Research will be focused on the historic Town of Salem, under the supervision of the Director of Architecture. Specific research projects will be based on the best fit of potential topics to the interest and skills of the intern. Other activities may include assisting in ongoing functions to manage the research materials of the museum, such as helping with digitization of images and architectural drawings.
Currently enrolled in, or recently graduated from, a graduate program in history, public history, historic preservation, architectural history, historic archaeology, or similar field. Priority will be given to graduate students who are enrolled in North Carolina colleges and universities.
Responsible, reliable and dedicated to quality of job performance
Good research skills in primary materials
Good computer skills with basic office applications, knowledge of CAD or GIS software are a plus
Able to pass a drug test and background check