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THE PLIMOTH JACKET™ CURATORIAL INTERNSHIP (Fall 2018)

  • 20 Jun 2018 4:31 PM
    Message # 6327125

    The Plimoth Jacket™ Curatorial intern will assist with the development of an innovative online exhibit which explores the history and creative processes behind The Plimoth Jacket™. Using the Museum’s archives, the intern will create a visual and written record of the The Plimoth Jacket™ to document information such as the inspiration for and manufacturing of individual embroidery and handmade embellishments. Based on this research, the intern will support Museum staff in conceptualizing the exhibit’s design and narrative arc, thereby gaining valuable experience working across departments with our Curator of Collections and Manager of Historical Clothing & Textiles.

    Responsibilities

    • Photograph and create 3D renderings of The Plimoth Jacket™ and related items
    • Scan and create finding aid for archival material associated with The Plimoth Jacket™
    • Research the history, inspiration, and creative process behind The Plimoth Jacket™
    • Create an oral history documenting first-hand experiences from stitchers who worked on The Plimoth Jacket™.  
    • Work with the Curator of Collections and Manager of Historical Clothing & Textiles to draft preliminary narrative text for an online exhibit.
       

    Qualifications

    The ideal candidate will have demonstrated interest in fashion history, material culture, decorative arts or art history, anthropology, American history, oral history, museum studies, collections and/or archives management. They will be familiar with current historical research techniques, have excellent writing skills, and demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Google Apps, scanners, digital photography and other cataloguing tools. Familiarity with Agisoft Photoscan or other 3-D photogrametry software is a plus!  

    Work Schedule

    Fall internship session: September 10 - November 9, 2018. Part-time and Full-Time hours available, Monday-Friday 8am – 4pm. Some weekend or evening work may be required.

    To apply for the Internship Program at Plimoth Plantation, please submit an online application at www.plimoth.org/internships no later than August 1, 2018Questions about the Plimoth Plantation Internship Program can be directed to interns@plimoth.org.


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