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Hanford Mills Museum, East Meredith, NY
Brief Description: Hanford Mills Museum (HMM) operates an authentic water and steam-powered National Register-listed historic site in East Meredith, NY. The Museum seeks a summer Collections Assistant to work closely with staff on a variety of key collections projects. HMM is able to offer this position as part of a for-credit internship for students enrolled in relevant graduate or undergraduate projects.
Responsibilities: The Collections Assistant will assist the Collections Technician and other senior staff with collections care and management projects. These projects will include: conducting a collections inventory in selected historic buildings; performing basic housekeeping on collections storage areas and objects; and recording object data and catalog information in HMM’s PastPerfect database.
Duration: This paid summer position will last 12 weeks; the assistant will work 37.5 hours per week.
Hiring to begin on a rolling basis on February 15, 2017.
To apply: Send cover letter, résumé, and contact information for three professional references to Kajsa Harley at email@example.com.
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