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Kristin Schenning in Baltimore Sun

M.A. student, Kristin Schenning was quoted in the November 13, 2010 Baltimore Sun in an article about the recognition of the city's first superintendent of schools, The Rev. John Nelson McJilton. McJilton created the first schools for black children in Baltimore's public schools, and lost his job over the issue in 1868. http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/education/bs-ci-first-superintendent-recognitio20101112,0,2098422.story

Smithsonian Institution Internships

Internship opportunities for 2011 http://www.si.edu/ofg/

Peter Bunten and Sara Patenaude to present at the 2011 National Council on Public History Meeting

Peter Bunten Sara Patenaude will to present at the Annual Meeting of the National Council on Public History. Peter's work raises important questions about Civil War commemorators in the Northern portion of the United States. Sara's work focuses on the
desegregation of public space. Congratulations!

Internships for Winter/Spring--deadline 12/1/2010

The Jewish Museum of Maryland has a number of “Winterternship” opportunities. Please share with any students who may be interested.

Interning with the Jewish Museum of Maryland is a dynamic, interesting, educational, and fun experience. We host interns year round in a variety of departments, so please check back frequently. For more information about interning with the museum, contact Internship Coordinator Jobi Zink at jzink@jewishmuseummd.org.

WINTER INTERNSHIPS

“Winternships” (winter internships) can begin in late December or early January and run for 4 weeks. Interns are expected to work full time and can earn course credit with approval from their academic institution. Housing is not provided. Free parking is provided.

Spring internships will be posted on or about December 1, 2010. Summer internships will be posted on or about February 1, 2011.

Media Research and Collecting Internship:

The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks a qualified candidate for a collections research and development internship. The internship will consist of three phases. The first phase will be researching and writing a pilot program for collecting home movies/videos focused on Jewish “simchas” (celebrations such as holidays, weddings, bar and bat mitzvahs, etc). The second phase will be implementing the pilot program. The third phase, concurrent with phase two, will be arranging for the digitization, indexing and cataloging of the collected items. The intern will also be responsible for contributing to the JMM online presence through blogging his or her experience.

Applicants should be interested in museum collections work, moving pictures or Jewish history and culture. Previous museum experience is not required. This internship is part time with flexible hours. A modest honorarium is available and the internship may be used for academic credit, with the approval of your institution. Free parking is provided. Housing is not provided. The internship is open as of 1 December 2010.

Please send a cover letter, resume or CV, and three references (two of which must be academic or professional) to Rachel Kassman, Photo Archivist, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore MD 21202 or to rkassman@jewishmuseummd.org. Please include "Media Research and Collecting Intern" in your subject line.

Development Intern:

The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks a qualified intern to assist in the development department. The Development Intern will be responsible for assisting with data quality control, prospect research, grants management, event coordination and museum mailings.

Applicants should be interested in the business and administration aspects of the cultural arts. Previous museum experience is not required. This internship is full time and can be 4 or 10 weeks long. This internship can be used for academic credit. Stipends will be awarded, but will not offset the cost of living in Baltimore. Free parking is provided. Housing is not provided.

Please send a cover letter, resume and list of three references to Ms. Rachel Kassman, Development Coordinator, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore MD 21202 or to rkassman@jewishmuseummd.org. Please include “JMM Development Intern” in your subject line. Applications will be accepted immediately and until the internship position is filled.

Education and Programming Intern:

The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks a passionate and qualified intern to join the Education and Programming departments. The intern will be responsible for participating in the creative and logistical efforts of the departments. This includes, but is not limited to, leading tours and facilitating groups, writing lesson plans, creating dynamic programming, contributing to the Museum's online presence, and attending workshops and lectures.

Applicants should be interested in museum education, public programs, and visitor services. Previous museum experience is not required. “Winternship” will run 4 weeks and can begin 1 December 2010. This internship is unpaid and may be used for academic credit, with the approval of your institution. Free parking is provided. Housing is not provided.

Please send a cover letter stating your intent and why you are interested in the JMM, a resume or CV, and three references (at least two of which must be academic or professional to Elena Rosemond-Hoerr, Education and Programming Coordinator, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore MD 21202 or to erosemondhoerr@jewishmuseummd.org. Please include "Education and Programming Intern" in your subject line. Applications will be accepted immediately or until the position is filled.

Photography Intern

The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks a qualified candidate for an interdisciplinary internship. The intern will be responsible for photographing events and collections, processing and editing Internal Archive photos, handling and processing the photographic collection, managing online photographic efforts, and contributing to the JMM online presence.

Applicants should be interested in creating, processing, and preserving photography. Previous museum experience is not required. “Winternship” will run 4 weeks and can begin 1 December 2010. This internship is unpaid and may be used for academic credit, with the approval of your institution. Free parking is provided. Housing is not provided.

Please send a cover letter, resume or CV, and three references (two of which must be academic or professional) to Rachel Kassman, Photo Archivist, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore MD 21202 or to rkassman@jewishmuseummd.org. Please include "Photography Intern" in your subject line.

Collections Intern:
The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks a qualified intern to assist in the Collections Department to work on general collections management projects. Tasks include, but are not limited to: cataloging new donations and loans, processing archival collections, object photography, data entry, digitizing photographic collections, artifact handling, and indexing and/or transcribing oral histories.

Interested students should be working toward a degree in history, art history, material culture, Jewish studies, museum studies, or archival science. Previous museum or gallery experience is not required. “Winternship” will run 4 weeks and can begin 1 December 2010. This internship may be used for academic credit.

Please send a cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to Ms. Jobi Zink, Sr. Collections Manager, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore MD 21202 or to jzink@jewishmuseummd.org. Please include “Collections Intern” in your subject line. Applications reviewed as received.


Exhibition Intern (I)

The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks a qualified intern to assist in the Collections and Exhibitions department to work on an upcoming exhibition, Chosen Food: Cuisine, Culture and Jewish Identity. The exhibition intern will be responsible for exhibition research, compiling and updating exhibition notebook, conducting and/or transcribing oral histories, cataloging new donations and loans, data entry, and artifact handling.

Interested students should be working toward a degree in history, art history, material culture, Jewish studies, museum studies, or archival science. Previous museum or gallery experience is not required. Strong organizational skills are a plus. “Winternship” will run 4 weeks and can begin 1 December 2010. This internship can be used for academic credit.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to Ms. Karen Falk, Curator, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore MD 21202 or to kfalk@jewishmuseummd.org. Please include “Exhibition Intern” in your subject line. Applications reviewed as received.

Exhibition Intern (II)

The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks a qualified intern to assist in the Collections and Exhibitions department to work on an upcoming off-site exhibition, Levindale. The exhibition intern will be responsible for exhibition research, compiling and updating exhibition notebook, conducting and/or transcribing oral histories, scanning photographs, data entry, and artifact handling.

Interested students should be working toward a degree in history, art history, material culture, Jewish studies, museum studies, or archival science. Previous museum or gallery experience is not required. Strong organizational skills are a plus. “Winternship” will run 4 weeks and can begin 1 December 2010. This internship can be used for academic credit.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to Ms. Jobi Zink, Sr. Collections Manager, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore MD 21202 or to kfalk@jewishmuseummd.org. Please include “Exhibition Intern” in your subject line. Applications reviewed as received.

JMM Archives Intern

The Jewish Museum of Maryland seeks a qualified intern to assist in the museum archives. The Archives Intern will be responsible for cataloging archival documents, and processing manuscript collections. Processing involves organizing archival collections and writing documents that help researchers locate materials within the collection. Duties may also include digitizing parts of archival collections.

Interested students should be working toward a degree in history, art history, material culture, Jewish studies, museum studies, or library science. Previous museum or library experience is not required. “Winternship” will run 4 weeks and can begin 1 December 2010.This internship can be used for academic credit.

Please send a cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to Ms. Jennifer Vess, Archivist, Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore MD 21202 or to jvess@jewishmuseummd.org. Please include “JMM Archives Intern” in your subject line. Applications will be reviewed as received.

Jobi O. Zink
Sr. Collections Manager
Jewish Museum of Maryland
15 Lloyd Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 732-6400 ext. 226
jzink@jewishmuseummd.org

Dr. Robert K. Webb Lecture Online

This year's Webb lecture of 10/27/2010 is available online: http://my.umbc.edu/media/262 Enjoy.


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