· - Work with digitization programs such as Adobe Bridge and Photoshop CC, Silverfast Ai scanning software, Camera Control Pro, and Agisoft Photoscan.
· -Edit and update digitization manuals according to industrys best current practices.
· -Learn the basics to manual studio photography and create record images for archaeological artifacts.
· -Assist with the scanning of color and b/w slides, conservation records and archaeological field records.
· -Input metadata and optimize and connect images with their records in the Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery database (DAACS).
· -Print and document excavation photographs for archival storage.
· -Handle and research 18th century material culture (flexible to interns research interests).
· - Create social media content to disseminate information about preservation projects at Mount Vernon.
· - Undergraduate or graduate student with good academic standing or a recent graduate.
· - Interest in and experience with digital preservation and digitization software (preferred).
· - Experience with DSLR camera (preferred).
· - Interest in early American archaeology, history, and/or preservation.
· - Strong research and writing skills.
· -Ability to work creatively and independently and as part of a team.
· -Visual acuteness and attention to detail.
· - Flexible and positive attitude.