Internships

The Museum’s internships enable qualified candidates to learn about the Museum as well as the way the Museum operates. Interns take part in hands-on projects and work directly with Museum professionals.


Photographic Services Intern

Department: Photographic Services

Division: Collections

Salary: $250 stipend upon completion-must be receiving college credit for internship in order to be eligible for stipend.

Purpose:

The Photographic Services Intern will assist and provide operational support to the Photographic Services Department and will produce quality digital images from photographs, transparencies and original materials and provide support photographing special events.

Duties:

  • Scan and/or photograph film negatives and positives, transparencies, photographs and original materials from museum collections
  • Color and contrast correct images to match originals
  • Assist photography staff in studio, on location and during special events
  • Properly identify and file negatives, transparencies, and photographs
  • Digitally “clean” images to prepare for reproduction utilizing Photoshop CC
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced, production based environment and meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Proficiency in using Apple Mac computers and Epson, or comparable, scanning and printing hardware and software
  • Working knowledge of Photoshop CC, Lightroom CC and Bridge
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office and PC computers
  • Competency in using Canon Digital SLR cameras

Experience and Background:

  • Currently enrolled at a college, institute or university in a photography program or related field
  • Demonstrated interest in pursuing a degree/certificate in photography